June 10, 2021

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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

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Cooling Fusion Plasmas from the Inside Out

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

May 12, 2021

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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

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Understanding the Outsized Effect of Hydrogen Isotopes

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