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.

Research

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Education

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

The last 5 papers of the Swiss Plasma Center

Direct prediction of nonlinear tearing mode saturation using a variational principle

J. Loizu; Y-M. Huang; S. Hudson; A. Baillod; Z. Qu et al. 

Physics of Plasmas. 2020-07-20. Vol. 27, num. 070701, p. 070701. DOI : 10.1063/5.0009110.

Free-boundary MRxMHD equilibrium calculations using the stepped-pressure equilibrium code

S. Hudson; J. Loizu; C. Zhu; Z. Qu; C. Nührenberg et al. 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2020-07-14. Vol. 62, num. 8. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6587/ab9a61.

High-Power Testing of Guided-Wave Components for the ITER ECH Upper Launcher at the FALCON Test Facility

T. P. Goodman; M. Cavinato; R. Chavan; A. Mas-Sanchez; P. Santos Silva et al. 

Ieee Transactions On Plasma Science. 2020-06-01. Vol. 48, num. 6, p. 1537-1542. DOI : 10.1109/TPS.2019.2945126.

Design and Thermal-Structural Analyses of Ancillary Components for the Optical Steering Mirror (M4) for the ITER ECH Upper Launcher

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

Ieee Transactions On Plasma Science. 2020-06-01. Vol. 48, num. 6, p. 1525-1530. DOI : 10.1109/TPS.2020.2974545.

Design Concept and Thermal & x2013;Mechanical Analysis of the Optical Mirror (M3) for the ITER ECH Upper Launcher

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

Ieee Transactions On Plasma Science. 2020-06-01. Vol. 48, num. 6, p. 1543-1548. DOI : 10.1109/TPS.2020.2967893.

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