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ITER news can be found here. Other recent fusion program news can be found below.

News about the U.S. Burning Plasma Organization can be found here.

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2018 FES JRT Report: Final report of the FES 2018 Joint Research Target (JRT) on research to test predictive models of fast ion transport by multiple Alfven eigenmodes. October 2018
2018 FES Theory & Simulation Performance Target: Final report of the 2018 Theory and Simulation Performance Target on Plasma Materials Interaction. October 2018
2017 FES Theory & Simulation Performance Target: Final report of the 2017 Theory and Simulation Performance Target on simulation of lower hybrid current drive with comparisons against experimental data from the superconducting EAST tokamak.. September 2018
2017 FES JRT Report: Final report of the FES 2017 Joint Research Target (JRT) on coordinated research focused on the subjects of dissipative divertor physics and divertor heat flux footprints. September 2018
Call for U.S. Papers for the 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference: FES has issued a Call for Papers for the 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC2018), which will be held in Ahmedabad, India, October 22-27, 2018. The abstracts and the two-page synopses will be due to the U.S. Paper Selection Committee on January 19, 2018. See the linked files for detailed submission instructions.  December 21, 2017
Spinoff technologies from fusion investements have had a transformative effect on society. A recently published pamphlet documents some of the most notable examples  December 2017

2016 FES Theory & Simulation Performance Target: Final report of the 2016 Theory and Simulation Performance Target on the prediction of the magnitude and scaling of the divertor heat load width in magnetically confined burning plasmas.

February 27, 2017

2016 FES JRT Report: Final report of the FES 2016 Joint Research Target (JRT) on conducting research to detect and minimize the consequences of disruptions in present and future tokamaks, including ITER.

February 27, 2017

NAS receives SC award to conduct a two-year study on U.S. Burning Plasma Research.

December 1, 2016

Fusion Energy Sciences: A Ten-Year Perspective (2015-2025)

December 2015

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