The WEST tokamak has just installed an actively cooled tungsten divertor as its main plasma-facing component, based on technology similar to that of ITER. This very important milestone was reached thanks to a collective and collaborative effort. It paves the way for WEST operation over long periods (up to 1000s) with high levels of heat flux (> 10 megawatts per square meter). This allows WEST to test these components against ITER-type plasma in a tokamak environment.
UM and MCST join forces to represent Malta within the EUROfusion programme
Malta’s participation within the EUROfusion programme was announced in an event held at the Villa Bighi chapel, in Kalkara on Friday 28 April 2023. The