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

DEMO physics challenges beyond ITER

M. Siccinio; W. Biel; M. Cavedon; E. Fable; G. Federici et al. 

Fusion Engineering And Design. 2020-07-01. Vol. 156, p. 111603. DOI : 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2020.111603.

Negative ion characterization in a helicon plasma source for fusion neutral beams by cavity ring-down spectroscopy and Langmuir probe laser photodetachment

R. Agnello; S. Bechu; I. Furno; P. Guittienne; A. A. Howling et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2020-02-01. Vol. 60, num. 2, p. 026007. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/ab5e64.

Multiwavelength cross-correlation analysis of the simulated cosmic web

C. Gheller; F. Vazza 

Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society. 2020-06-01. Vol. 494, num. 4, p. 5603-5618. DOI : 10.1093/mnras/staa1032.

Towards large area CVD diamond disks for Brewster-angle windows

G. Aiello; S. Schreck; K. Avramidis; T. Franke; G. Gantenbein et al. 

Fusion Engineering and Design. 2020-06-13. Vol. 157, p. 111818. DOI : 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2020.111818.

Nitrogen-seeded divertor detachment in TCV L-mode plasmas

O. Fevrier; C. Theiler; J. R. Harrison; C. K. Tsui; K. Verhaegh et al. 

Plasma Physics And Controlled Fusion. 2020-03-01. Vol. 62, num. 3, p. 035017. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6587/ab6b00.

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