June 10, 2021

Hot Core and Cool Walls Lead to Better Fusion Containment

DIII-D researchers create barriers to separate core heat from the cooler edge of a tokamak

May 13, 2021

Cooling Fusion Plasmas from the Inside Out

New simulations show diamond shells can cool plasmas more efficiently and prevent runaway electrons.

May 12, 2021

Not Just Disturbance: Turbulence Protects Fusion Reactor Walls

Extreme-scale turbulence simulation and AI discover a formula to predict the crucial exhaust heat-load width in future tokamak fusion reactors.

March 31, 2021

Understanding the Outsized Effect of Hydrogen Isotopes

Researchers use a supercomputer to understand the mysterious “isotope effect” for better fusion reactors.