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CHIMERA set to transform the world of fusion component testing

Construction of a unique testing machine for fusion components is underway at UKAEA. The machine, known as CHIMERA (or Combined Heating and Magnetic Research Apparatus), will be located at UKAEA’s new Fusion Technology Facility in South Yorkshire, UK. When it…
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Fusion research partnership agreed between UKAEA and The University of Manchester

Online signing ceremony between UKAEA and The University of Manchester Culham Centre for Fusion Energy is expanding its research links with The University of Manchester with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two organisations. Professor Ian Chapman,…
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New code will bring better power plant designs in a fraction of the time

Culham scientists are to develop a new software code capable of fast-tracking designs for future fusion power plants. Their project has been awarded funding from European fusion consortium EUROfusion as part of its E-TASC advanced computing programme. This aims to…
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UKAEA-SciVista agreement to boost use of VR in fusion research

VR visualisation of a tokamak The UK Atomic Energy Authority (operator of Culham Centre for Fusion Energy) and SciVista, Inc have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding that will provide opportunities for advanced learning in fusion science. This strategic relationship…

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Events happening at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy and other meetings of interest

6 September, 2021 - 17 September, 2021

Culham Summer School

The 58th Culham Plasma Physics Summer School is open to applications. The school will cover fundamental plasma physics, as well as important topics in fusion, astrophysical, laser and low temperature plasmas. Lecturers are drawn from UKAEA's Culham Centre for Fusion...

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