October 13, 2021

Fast Flows Prevent Buildup of Impurities on the Edge of Tokamak Plasmas

New measurements show that fast flows in a tokamak plasma help remove and prevent impurities.

September 21, 2021

U.S. Researchers Simulate Compact Fusion Power Plant Concept

New concept would deliver continuous electricity while reducing cost and risk.

September 10, 2021

Imposing Chaos on Magnetic Fields Suppresses Runaway Electrons in a Fusion Plasma

Measurements and modeling demonstrate that perturbations to the magnetic field in a tokamak fusion plasma can suppress high-energy runaway electrons.

August 30, 2021

Negative Triangularity—a Positive for Tokamak Fusion Reactors

New research indicates reversing the conventional shape of plasmas could help with fusion reactor operation.