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DOE lab develops possible fusion magnet

PPPL makes high-temp superconducting magnet for tokamaks Metal Tech News – March 9, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:56pm

ITER JET facility tokamak fusion power magnet Princeton University PPPL DOE


The inside of the Joint European Torus tokamak that broke the fusion power record in February.

Scientists at the United States Department of Energy Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have designed a new type of magnet made from niobium and tin that could aid devices ranging from tokamaks to x-ray machines.

In a recent experiment that shattered its old record, researchers at the Joint European Torus (JET) facility reported producing 59 megajoules of energy over five seconds with t...

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