EUROfusion welcomes new partner from Norway

EUROfusion aims to bring together Europe’s best minds to develop fusion as a clean, safe and sustainable energy source. That is why we are thrilled to welcome UiT the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) as an associate partner to our consortium!

KIT celebrated MaPLE facility re-launch

At the labs of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, a newly refurbished research facility was inaugurated on 14 October 2022. The Magnetohydro-dynamic PbLi Experiment or MaPLE will investigate magneto-hydrodynamic effects in a liquid metal flowing in magnetic, temperature, and gravity fields. MaPLE uses a mixture of molten lead and lithium, providing an attractive option […]

Fusion: science, not fiction

In this 5-minute video, the European Liberal Forum think tank in Brussels interviews Tony Donné (EUROfusion) about the exciting path towards fusion energy. Features an introduction by fusion expert Athina Kappatou (IPP). Check out the video on YouTube.

The Project podcast: building a star on earth

“Fusion, thirty years away? I think it’s coming closer now.” EUROfusion programme manager Tony Donné joins The Project podcast of the Project Finance Institute for a frank look at what impact he expects from achieving fusion energy. Check out the podcast here: Spotify Google Podcasts Apple Podcasts Project Finance Institute website

A new solution to one of the major problems of fusion research

Plasma instabilities called Type-1 ELMs can melt the walls of fusion devices. EUROfusion Researcher Grant winner Georg Harrer lead a team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) and the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) to find a way to get these outbursts under control. Their work is published in the renowned journal “Physical Review Letters”.