WEST - Tungsten (W) Environment in Steady-state Tokamak

At Cadarache (south of France), the Institute for Magnetic Fusion Research (CEA/DSM/IRFM) is modifying the Tore Supra plasma facility which, once transformed, will become a test platform open to all ITER partners : the WEST project (acronym derived from W Environment in Steady-state Tokamak, where More...

Reception of the first ITER-like components for the WEST divertor

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

68 Tantalum Langmuir probes imbedded in Phase I graphite divertor
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 »
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