Swiss Plasma Center

Plasma in the RAID device

Plasma in the RAID device

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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

EU DEMO EC equatorial launcher pre-conceptual performance studies

S. Garavaglia; B. Baiocchi; A. Bruschi; A. Čufar; F. Fanale et al. 

Fusion Engineering and Design. 2020. Vol. 156, p. 111594. DOI : 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2020.111594.

Evolutionary Algorithm Optimization of Staggered Biological or Biomimetic Composites Using the Random Fuse Model

G. Costagliola; R. Guarino; F. Bosia; K. Gkagkas; N. M. Pugno 

Physical Review Applied. 2020-03-19. Vol. 13, num. 3, p. 034049. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.13.034049.

Eliminating turbulent self-interaction through the parallel boundary condition in local gyrokinetic simulations

J. Ball; S. Brunner; A. C.J. 

Journal of Plasma Physics. 2020-03-20. Vol. 86, num. 2, p. 905860207. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377820000197.

Characterizing time intermittency in non-diffusive fast ion transport through plasma turbulence

F. Manke; M. Baquero-Ruiz; I. Furno; O. Chellaï; A. Fasoli et al. 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2019. Vol. 62, num. 1, p. 014004. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6587/ab433b.

On the triggerless onset of 2/1 neoclassical tearing modes in TCV

M. Kong; O. Sauter; F. Felici; D. Hogeweij; A. Merle et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2019-12-16. Vol. 60, num. 2. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/ab56c5.

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