Volume 47, Number 5-6, September-December 2016
|Page(s)||28 - 31|
|Published online||21 November 2016|
The first fusion reactor: ITER
Established by the signature of the ITER Agreement in November 2006 and currently under construction at St Paul-lez-Durance in southern France, the ITER project [1,2] involves the European Union (including Switzerland), China, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, South Korea and the United States. ITER (‘the way’ in Latin) is a critical step in the development of fusion energy. Its role is to provide an integrated demonstration of the physics and technology required for a fusion power plant based on magnetic confinement.
© European Physical Society, EDP Sciences, 2016
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