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Interior of a tokamak

Negative triangularity - a positive for tokamak fusion reactors

MIT researchers have teamed with the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne to learn more about plasma edge dynamics and power and particle exhaust properties.

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, Fusion Energy Sciences

Francesco Sciortino, MIT

Francesco Sciortino: Organizing the scientific life

Physics grad student Francesco Sciortino is exploring turbulence in fusion plasmas and is engaged in creating opportunities for colleagues, students, and the general public to learn about the benefits of fusion research to a world that will be demanding more and more sources of reliable energy.


Alcator C-Mod interior, MIT

New record for fusion

Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor sets world record on final day of operation.


High intensity fusion

MIT’s Alcator C-Mod nuclear reactor winds down — and defines its legacy on its final run.

School of Engineering