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Leading UKAEA and the world into a new era

JET’s repurposing and decommissioning programme 2024 marks the beginning of a new era at UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), as the iconic Joint European Torus (JET) facility transitioned in December 2023 from its plasma science operations into the next stage…
Curtis Woodley
March 22, 2024
Paul Henri-Rebut speaking at JET Celebration event at Culham CampusNews

Standing ovation for JET inventor

A touching moment warmed the hearts of many when the inventor of the Joint European Torus (JET) was greeted with a resounding ovation at Wednesday’s JET Celebration Day event at Culham Campus. The event, dedicated to the success of JET…
Leah Crepaz
March 4, 2024

Pioneering JET delivers final plasma

The Joint European Torus (JET) has performed its final experiments, marking the end of a 40-year era for the groundbreaking machine. Some 40-and-a-half years after its first pulse on 25 June, 1983, JET delivered pulse number 105,842 on Monday 18…
Leah Crepaz
December 20, 2023

JET set for its 40th birthday

Four decades of record-breaking progress in fusion energy One of the world’s largest and most advanced fusion energy tokamaks turns 40 on Sunday 25 June. Originally designed to run experiments for eight years, the Joint European Torus (JET) is being…
Michael Bridge
June 23, 2023