WEST Newsletter n°30
20/12/2023
WEST Newsletter n°30
The WEST newsletter WEST n°30, latest in a long series, is online !

The US Department of Energy visits the IRFM
15/11/2023
The US Department of Energy visits the IRFM
​​​​​​​On Tuesday 14 November, a delegation from the US Department of Energy (DOE) came to meet the IRFM management and visit WEST.

A collaboration agreement between NTU and the CEA was signed on October 23 in Singapore
07/11/2023
A collaboration agreement between NTU and the CEA was signed on October 23 in Singapore
A framework collaboration agreement on fusion energy was signed between Nanyang Technology University (NTU, Singapore) and the CEA on Monday, October 23, in Singapore.

The first gyrotron for WEST was delivered to THALES
31/10/2023
The first gyrotron for WEST was delivered to THALES
The new ECRH heating system of WEST will inject 3 MW of ECRH at a frequency of 105 GHz. Three new gyrotrons were ordered from THALES, and the first one was received at the THALES workshops in October.

First prize for “Tungsten Corolla Towards Stellar Energy'
12/10/2023
First prize for “Tungsten Corolla Towards Stellar Energy'"
The jury's first prize for the 'Hidden Beauty of Science' contest was awarded to the researcher from IRFM (SI2P/GCFPM), Elodie Bernard.

ECRH antenna for WEST
06/10/2023
ECRH antenna for WEST
The ECRH antenna is coming back on WEST tokamak.

JIFS (JT-60SA International Fusion School)
21/09/2023
JIFS (JT-60SA International Fusion School)
The first edition of the JT-60SA International Fusion School, founded and directed by G. Giruzzi (CEA) and Y. Kamada (ITER), took place in Naka (Japan) from September 4 to 15.

Matteo Iafrati, collègue italien de l'ENEA, nouveau
07/04/2023
Matteo Iafrati, collègue italien de l'ENEA, nouveau "Session Leader" pour le tokamak WEST
Le très dynamique Matteo fait maintenant partie des "Session Leaders" de WEST pouvant ainsi diriger les expériences sur le tokamak. Il répond à quelques questions...

A successful
30/03/2023
A successful "training meeting" in the Netherlands for physicists involved in EUROfusion's TSVV11 activity
From 20-24 March, the 2nd annual face-to-face meeting of the TSVV11 (Theory, Simulation, Validation and Verification task on 'Validated frameworks for the Reliable Prediction of Plasma Performance and Operational Limits in Tokamaks) was combined with the 1st training course on the Dutch eScience centre's tools for ‘Uncertainty Quantification'.

Job offer: Physicist in data processing and analysis of the Interfero-Polarimetry measurement system M/F
20/01/2023
Job offer: Physicist in data processing and analysis of the Interfero-Polarimetry measurement system M/F
IRFM is recruiting a Physicist in data processing and analysis of the Interfero-Polarimetry measurement system M/F