RMA visits IPP Greisfwald and the stellarator W7-X

Rear Admiral Yves Dupont, commander of the RMA, and study director, Colonel Bart Scheers, paid an official visit to the Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik (IPP) in Greifswald, Germany, on 8 June 2023. During the visit, the Admiral and Colonel Scheers were given a detailed tour of the W7-X machine and the complex installations for the ICRH system. They were […]

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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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TEC project ICRH at W7-X receives 3 million Euros Belgian support

In the frame of energy transition, the Belgian ministry of economy and energy grants 3 million Euros support to the TEC project ICRH at Wendelstein 7-X (original announcement in French). The plasma heating system consisting of a movable antenna, high-frequency generators, and periphery is developed jointly by the TEC partners LPP/ERM-KMS in Brussels and Forschungszentrum Jülich together with […]

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