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

Development of a plasma electroacoustic actuator for active noise control applications

S. Sergeev; H. Lissek; A. Howling; I. Furno; G. Plyushchev et al. 

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 2020-09-23. Vol. 53, num. 49, p. 495202. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6463/abafde.

Plasma heating and generation of energetic D ions with the 3-ion ICRF + NBI scenario in mixed H-D plasmas at JET-ILW

Y. O. Kazakov; M. Nocente; M. J. Mantsinen; J. Ongena; Y. Baranov et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2020-11-01. Vol. 60, num. 11, p. 112013. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/ab9256.

Dynamic study of contact damping in martensitic stainless steels using nano-indentation

R. Mouginot; P. Spatig; H-P. Seifert 

Mechanics Of Materials. 2020-10-01. Vol. 149, p. 103541. DOI : 10.1016/j.mechmat.2020.103541.

The impact of anisotropy on ITER scenarios

M. J. Hole; Z. Qu; S. Pinches; M. Schneider; I. L. Arbina et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2020-11-01. Vol. 60, num. 11, p. 112010. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/ab8ef6.

Isotope dependence of energy, momentum and particle confinement in tokamaks

H. Weisen; C. F. Maggi; M. Oberparleiter; F. J. Casson; Y. Camenen et al. 

Journal Of Plasma Physics. 2020-10-01. Vol. 86, num. 5, p. 905860501. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377820000781.

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