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

Effects of collisionality and T e /T i on fluctuations in positive and negative δ tokamak plasmas

M. Fontana; L. Porte; S. Coda; O. Sauter; S. Brunner et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2019-10-30. Vol. 60, num. 1. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/ab4d75.

Orb5: A global electromagnetic gyrokinetic code using the PIC approach in toroidal geometry

E. Lanti; N. Ohana; N. Tronko; T. Hayward-Schneider; A. Bottino et al. 

Computer Physics Communications. 2019.  p. 107072. DOI : 10.1016/j.cpc.2019.107072.

The Influence of Microstructure on Nanomechanical and Diffusion Barrier Properties of Thin PECVD SiOx Films Deposited on Parylene C Substrates

D. Framil; M. Van Gompel; F. Bourgeois; I. Furno; Y. Leterrier 

Frontiers In Materials. 2019-12-06. Vol. 6, p. 319. DOI : 10.3389/fmats.2019.00319.

Design and Numerical Analyses of the M4 Steering Mirrors for the ITER Electron Cyclotron Heating Upper Launcher

A. M. Sanchez; R. Chavan; T. P. Goodman; P. S. Silva; M. Vagnoni 

Ieee Transactions On Plasma Science. 2019-12-01. Vol. 47, num. 12, p. 5271-5276. DOI : 10.1109/TPS.2019.2950753.

Determination of the Fast-Ion Phase-Space Coverage for the FILD Spatial Array of the ASDEX Upgrade Tokamak

J. Ayllon-Guerola; L. Garcia-Baquero; J. Galdon-Quiroga; M. Garcia-Munoz; L. Stipani et al. 

Journal Of Instrumentation. 2019-10. Vol. 14, p. C10032. DOI : 10.1088/1748-0221/14/10/C10032.

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