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Visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium to JET

On Wednesday 11/05 Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium visited UKAEA Science Center in Oxford. The tour was arranged as part of the Belgian Economic Mission, the first of its kind since Brexit and the pandemic, and raised the importance of fusion energy in delivering an environmentally responsible future energy supply. Twenty-six representatives from […]

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New publication in “Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion”

A paper from Dirk Van Eester, Ernesto Lerch and co-authors has been recently accepted for publication in the journal “Plasmas Physics and Controlled Fusion“. This paper is entitled “Maximising D−T fusion power by optimising the plasma composition and beam choice in JET” and focuses on the heating aspects and was intended to give a qualitative […]

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Passing of Michel Berte

It is with great sadness that we deplore the passing of the lab’s lead mechanical technician, Michel Berte. Michel joined the lab during the early days of the installation and operation of the ICRH system on TEXTOR in the early 1980s. Michel’s technical knowledge and eagerness to learn, his natural energy to work and to […]

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14th Carolus Magnus Summer School: registration open!

The Carolus Magnus Summer School will take place from 20/09/2021 to 01/10/2021. The Summer School will be organised as a virtual event. Registrations are now open. Please got to http://www.carolusmagnus.net/registration/registration.html for the detailed procedure and the registration form. Please note that the deadline for registration is 30 June 2021.

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Review paper on three-ion ICRH scenarios and their applications has been selected as a “Featured Article” in Physics of Plasmas

Extremely high plasma temperatures are required to allow energy production in a fusion reactor. The Laboratory for Plasma Physics of the Royal Military Academy (LPP-ERM/KMS), led by director Prof. Michael Van Schoor, is famous for its expertise in heating fusion devices with ion cyclotron resonance heating (ICRH). One of the recent achievements in this field […]

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New publication in Review of Scientific Instruments

 “The upgraded TOMAS device: a toroidal plasma facility for wall conditioning, plasma production and plasma – surface interaction studies,” by Andrei Goriaev, Tom Wauters and co-authors, was published online on 02-16-2021, in Review of Scientific Instruments (Vol.92, Issue 2). It may be accessed via the link below: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0033229 Here is the abstract of this article: […]

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