October 13, 2021

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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

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U.S. Researchers Simulate Compact Fusion Power Plant Concept

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

September 10, 2021

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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

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Negative Triangularity—a Positive for Tokamak Fusion Reactors

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