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

Free-Standing Graphene Oxide and Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Papers with Enhanced Electrical and Mechanical Performance and Their Synergy in Polymer Laminates

M. Tripathi; L. Valentini; Y. Rong; S. Bittolo Bon; M. F. Pantano et al. 

International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2020-11-14. Vol. 21, num. 22, p. 8585. DOI : 10.3390/ijms21228585.

Experimental verification of X-point potential well formation in unfavorable magnetic field direction

M. Wensing; H. de Oliveira; J. Loizu; C. Colandrea; O. Février et al. 

Nuclear Materials and Energy. 2020-11-06. Vol. 25, p. 1-4, 100839. DOI : 10.1016/j.nme.2020.100839.

Fast equilibration of silane/hydrogen plasmas in large area RF capacitive reactors monitored by optical emission spectroscopy

A. Howling; B. Strahm; P. Colsters; L. Sansonnens; C. Hollenstein 

Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 2007. Vol. 16, num. 4, p. 679. DOI : 10.1088/0963-0252/16/4/001.

Sawtooth control with modulated ICRH in JET-ILW H-mode plasmas

E. Lerche; M. Lennholm; I. S. Carvalho; P. Jacquet; M. Mantsinen et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2020-12-01. Vol. 60, num. 12, p. 126037. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/abb424.

Multiple dehydrogenation reactions of negative ions in low pressure silane plasma chemistry

A. Howling; A. Descoeudres; C. Hollenstein 

Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 2020. Vol. 29, num. 10. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6595/abb3a2.

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