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The target moderator Cryoplant TMCP Coldbox reached its destination at the European Spallation Source ESS in Lund, Sweden on 19 September after a trip through Europe. The coldbox weighs 40 tonnes with a diameter of 3.5 m and a length of 10 m. This makes it the largest helium refrigeration system in the world in […]

Higher energy densities, longer discharges As planned the second experimental campaign of the world’s largest fusion experiment of the stellarator-type, the Wendelstein 7-X, was finished before Christmas 2017. All components functioned correctly and allowed the scientists to run the experiment with up to 75 Mega Joule for 30 seconds. The third and last part of […]