Nuclear fusion Current Affairs, GK & News

New Record in Nuclear Fusion energy

The UK based JET laboratory recently produced 59 mega joules of energy from a fusion reaction. The reaction was conducted for five seconds. With this, the company has smashed its own world record. With this, the company has become capable of creating a mini star and hold it there for five seconds. How is the ..

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China’s ‘Artificial Sun’ – Recent Developments

China recently took an experiment on ‘Artificial Sun’ at the Hefei Institute of Physical Science China’s eastern province of Anhui. The experiment lays a solid scientific and experimental foundation for running of a fusion reactor. Highlights More than 10,000Chinese and foreign scientific researchers took part in this $948-million project called Experiential Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST). ..

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What is LongOps Project?

The LongOps Project is a collaboration between UK and Japan. Under the operation, the scientists from Japan and UK will develop new and safe technologies to dismantle old nuclear facilities such as the Fukushima that were severely damaged by tsunamis and earthquakes. About LongOps Project The project is to use long-reach robotic arms and hence ..

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HL-2M Tokamak Reactor

The HL-2M Tokamak reactor is China’s largest and most advanced nuclear fusion experimental device. Located in southwestern Sichuan province, the reactor is often called an “artificial sun” because of the enormous heat and power it produces. It was completed last year and it has the potential to unlock a powerful clean energy source. China has ..

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Make in India: World’s largest Cryostat for Global Nuclear Fusion Project

The Larsen and Toubro under Make in India initiative has successfully built and installed the world’s largest cryostat for the Global Nuclear Fusion Project. The project is of worth 20 billion USD. Highlights The ambitious scientific project, “Global Nuclear Fusion” was held in 7 elite countries including India. Under the project, the ITER (International Thermonuclear ..

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27th Fusion Energy Conference held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

The 27th Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018) was held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The six-day event is organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and hosted by Department of Atomic Energy and Gandhinagar-based Institute of Plasma Research. FEC 2018 The aim of FEC 2018 was to provide forum for discussion of key physics and technology ..

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