Swiss Plasma Center

Plasma in the RAID device

Plasma in the RAID device

Our Mission

The Swiss Plasma Center is one of the world’s leading fusion research laboratories. Through a wide range of research programs, all connected to education and training at different levels, we work to advance our understanding of the physics of plasmas and develop fusion as an energy source.


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We provide education in Physics for students of all levels and various sections

The last 5 papers of the Swiss Plasma Center

Computation of linear MHD instabilities with Multi-region Relaxed MHD energy principle

A. Kumar; Z. Qu; M. J. Hole; A. Wright; J. Loizu et al. 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2021-01-14. Vol. 63, num. 4, p. 045006. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6587/abdbd0.

Real-time applications of Electron Cyclotron Emission interferometry for disruption avoidance during the plasma current ramp-up phase at JET

M. Fontana; C. D. Challis; N. J. Conway; R. Felton; A. Goodyear et al. 

Fusion Engineering And Design. 2020-12-01. Vol. 161, p. 111934. DOI : 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2020.111934.

Imaging spectropolarimetry for magnetic field diagnostics in solar prominences

R. Di Campli; R. Ramelli; M. Bianda; I. Furno; S. K. Dhara et al. 

Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2020-12-04. Vol. 644, p. A89. DOI : 10.1051/0004-6361/202037931.

Fibronectin/thermo-responsive polymer scaffold as a dynamic ex vivo niche for mesenchymal stem cells

L. Ramalho; S. Nedjari; R. Guarino; F. Awaja; D. Gugutkov et al. 

Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 2020-11-30. Vol. 31, num. 12. DOI : 10.1007/s10856-020-06461-y.

Four-dimensional drift-kinetic model for scrape-off layer plasmas

L. M. Perrone; R. Jorge; P. Ricci 

Physics Of Plasmas. 2020-11-01. Vol. 27, num. 11, p. 112502. DOI : 10.1063/5.0024968.

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