August 2016

A crucial milestone was reached with the completion of the divertor coil windings in August 2016, after 6 months of hard work in a restricted space.
The 2 power supplies for the WEST divertor coils provided by SWIP arrived from China in July.

June 2016

The two first full-scale PFU (Plasma-Facing Unit) prototypes for the WEST divertor were delivered at IRFM on May 26th, 2016.

March 2016

A complex system of Langmuir probes was designed and manufactured for the WEST divertor for local measurement of plasma flux to target. The delivery of the probes at IRFM - an in-kind procurement of the IPP-Prague to the WEST project - is the result of a long ... More »

January 2016

The two stainless steel rings constituting the housing for the conductor winding are now assembled and positioned inside the vacuum vessel at their nominal position.
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