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21.7.12
EurekAlert:Developing the novel joint technique for copper alloy: This highly contributes to producing the efficient heat removal component for fusion reactor
21.6.24
The online workshop "Science Talks" June 19, 2021, NIFS
21.6.22
The 30th International Toki Conference on Plasma and Fusion Research November 16-19, 2021
21.6.21
The LHD Research Forum will be held from July 13 to July 16, July 2021 on Zoom
21.6.15
Announcement:Employment
21.4.22
Research Updates:Making it possible to analyze light coming from the universe for approaching the origin of heavy ions: Computing atomic data of the highest precision
21.4.16
Greetings from the Director General
21.4.6
EurekAlert:Development of a broadband mid-infrared source for remote sensing
21.2.12
Research Updates:Predicting behaviors of fast ions: Comparative research of hybrid simulation with experiments
21.1.19
Announcement:Employment
20.12.16
Announcement:Employment
20.12.1
Research Updates:Generating powerful electromagnetic waves heating plasma electrons: Design developing research of gyrotron
20.9.24
Announcement:Employment
20.9.9
Announcement:Employment
20.9.4
Announcement:Employment
20.8.26
Announcement:Employment
20.8.21
Announcement:Employment
20.7.1
EurekAlert:Lose weight of fusion reactor component -Design optimization using a topology optimization technique-
20.7.1
EurekAlert:An accurate simulation of high-pressure plasma for an economical helical fusion reactor
20.6.22
Research Updates:Metal receiving heat from the sun of the ground:Developing the Dispersion Strengthening Copper carrying cooling function
20.5.25
Announcement:Employment
20.4.17
Announcement:Employment
20.4.14
The 29th International Toki Conference on Plasma and Fusion Research October 27-30, 2020
20.3.10
EurekAlert:Isotope movement holds key to the power of fusion reactions
20.3.5
To those who want to visit NIFS:Regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
20.1.9
Research Updates:Fast Particles Distort Electric Potential in the Plasma:High-Precision Particle Simulation Research
19.11.7
Research Updates:Operating Simulator of Large Superconducting Magnetic Cooling Device - Heading for the early establishment of an optimal design and an operating method –
19.9.13
Announcement:Employment
19.9.6
Announcement:Employment
19.9.2
Announcement:Employment
19.8.28
Announcement:Employment
19.8.20
Press Release & EurekAlert:Simulations demonstrate ion heating by plasma oscillations for fusion energy
19.8.2
Press Release & EurekAlert:Demonstration of alpha particle confinement capability in helical fusion plasmas
19.7.16
Press Release & EurekAlert:Fusion scientists have developed “the nano-scale sculpture technique”: ~ This enables observation inside hard materials with an atomic-scale ~
19.7.4
Announcement:Employment
19.6.28
2nd announecement of ITC28 has been released.
19.6.24
Announcement:Employment
19.5.14
Research Updates:Joint Project between National Institute for Fusion Science and Southwest Jiaotong University in the People’s Republic of China - Construction of the Quasi-axisymmetric stellarator(CFQS)
19.4.26
The 28th International Toki Conference on Plasma and Fusion Research
19.3.12
Press Release & EurekAlert:Fusion Science and Astronomy Collaboration Enables Investigation of the Origin of Heavy Elements
18.12.7
EurekAlert:Developing New Materials for the Fusion Reactor: Success in Developing Vanadium Alloys Strong at High Temperatures and Appropriate for Manufacturing and Welding
18.11.9
Announcement:Employment
18.11.6
The 27th International Toki Conference on Plasma and Fusion Research & The 13th Asia Pacific Plasma Theory Conference (ITC27 & APPTC2018)
18.10.11
Research Updates:Exploring the Conditions for the Use of Superfluid Helium:Boiling Experiment under Exceedingly Minute Gravity
18.9.28
Announcement:Employment
18.9.20
Research Updates:Asymmetry that Appears in Plasma: Comparison between Density Measurements Based upon the Heavy Ion Beam Probe and Theoretical Research
18.8.29
Announcement:Employment
18.8.29
Research Updates:Constructing a Strong Wall That Will Not Be Damaged by Plasma:Accelerating Reactor Wall Research Development in Extreme Heat Load Test Devices
18.8.22
Announcement:Employment
18.8.17
Announcement:Employment
18.7.31
Research Updates:Research on Flows Born in Plasmas: Seeking to Clarify the Influence of the Flow upon Plasma Performance
18.7.17
Research Updates:Developing New Materials for the Fusion Reactor: Success in Developing Vanadium Alloys Strong at High Temperatures and Appropriate for Manufacturing and Welding
18.6.19
Announcement:Employment
18.6.19
Research Updates:Improvement of Confinement Performance in Deuterium Experiments: Comparison of Energy Confinement Times
18.6.7
Research Updates:Visualization Research Utilizing an Immersive Virtual Reality Device: Constructing Helical DEMO Reactor in a Virtual Space
18.6.5
Announcement:Employment
18.5.15
Research Updates:Mechanisms of Sudden Phenomenon Eruptions:New Discoveries for Immediate Prediction of Plasma Loss
18.5.1
Research Updates:Plasma Research Extending to the Fields of Energy, Medical Treatment, Industry, and Outer Space: Presentations Delivered at the National Institutes of Natural Sciences Research Symposium
18.4.20
The 27th International Toki Conference on Plasma and Fusion Research & The 13th Asia Pacific Plasma Theory Conference
18.4.2
Research Updates:Sending “Big Data” at the World’s Fastest Speed: Collaboration between the Research Center at Rokkasho and Other Institutes
18.3.2
Research Updates:Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?: Investigating the Law of Causality in the Generation and Suppression of Turbulence
18.2.23
Research Updates:A High-Precision Simulation of “Detached Plasma” that Mitigates Plasma Heat Load to the Divertor: Development of a Precise Calculation Program for Pursuing the Movement of Various Kinds of Particles
18.1.31
Research Updates:Visually Investigating Turbulent Flows by Using Liquid Crystal: Experimental Research on Transport by Convection
17.12.18
Research Updates:Realization of High-efficiency Pumping Using High-performance Cryo-adsorption Pumps: Evacuating Particles Collected at the Divertor in the Vacuum Chamber
17.12.1
Research Updates:Research on the Fuel Supply through Pellet Injection: Optimization through the Supercomputer
17.11.22
Announcement:Employment
17.11.21
Research Updates:Producing Gentle Plasma for the Divertor: Many Magnetic Field Structures Seem Possible
17.10.17
Research Updates:Impurities Flowing Away from Plasma: Observations of Impurity Screening Effects by Spectroscopic Measurements
17.10.16
Announcement:Employment
17.10.6
International Toki Confernece:New Era in Plasma and Fusion Research & The 11th Asia Plasma and Fusion Association Conference(December 5-8, 2017)
17.9.28
Research Updates:Measuring the Structure of Large Numbers of Turbulent Flows Using a Comb: Developing Diagnostics Using a Frequency Comb
17.9.13
Research Updates:Examining the Magnetic Island Generation Mechanism through Simulations: Large Deformations Induce New Instabilities
17.9.1
Announcement:Employment
17.8.28
Announcement:Employment
17.8.25
Research Updates:The Nineteenth Plasma Experimental Cycle Completed: The Deuterium Experiment Has Begun Smoothly
17.8.25
Research Updates:Effectively Evacuating Hydrogen Gas from Inside the Vacuum Vessel:Development of the Cryogenic Adsorption Pump for Evacuating System
17.8.10
Announcement:Employment
17.8.1
Research Updates:Measuring Temperature Accurately by Reducing Noise:Enhancing Thomson Scattering Diagnostics
17.7.28
Announcement:Employment
17.7.14
Announcement:Employment
17.7.12
Announcement:Employment
17.7.11
Research Updates:Suppression of Turbulence and Heat Loss by Deuterium Plasma:Physical Mechanisms Solved by Supercomputers
17.7.10
Announcement:Employment
17.7.6
Press Release:National Institute for Fusion Science Establishes International Academic Cooperation Agreement with Southwest Jiaotong University in the People’s Republic of China
17.6.23
Announcement:Employment
17.6.6
Research Updates:Investigating the Anisotropy of Plasma: Polarization Spectroscopy Diagnostics
17.6.5
Announcement:Employment
17.5.30
Research Updates:Expelling Impurities by Microwaves: A Method for Cleaning Plasma
17.5.2
Research Updates:Toward an Understanding of Edge Plasma: Comparing Experiment and Numerical Simulation
17.4.7
Research Updates:Detailed Measurements of Electron Temperature Fluctuations with Digital Spectroscopy: Electron Cyclotron Emission Measurement
17.4.7
Research Updates:Heating Ions through Heat from Electrons: Heating Experiments Using High-Power High-Frequency Electromagnetic Waves
17.3.8
The Nineteenth Experimental Cycle Started
17.2.14
Announcement:Employment
17.2.13
Research Updates:Plasma-Material Interaction Investigated by Electron Microscope: The Discovery of the Effect of Crystal Orientation
17.2.9
Announcement:Employment
17.1.25
Confirming the Improvement of Hydrogen Solubility through the Mixing of Metallic Particles: Anticipating Application to the Coolants in the Fusion Reactor
16.12.28
Clarifying Plasma Perturbations by High-energy Particles: Hybrid Simulations Using Particles and Fluids
16.12.7
The Ballooning (Balloon-Type) Instability Caused by the Steep Pressure Gradient: Acquiring Hints Regarding Improvement of High-density Plasma Performance
16.11.17
Research Updates:Investigating the Whereabouts of Waves inside a Plasma: The Development of an Observation Method Focusing on Cost-Performance
16.11.7
Research Updates:Observations of Fluctuations that Grow Together with Deceleration of Rotation: A Comparison of Helical and Tokamak Plasmas
16.9.29
Research Updates:Clarifying the Physics of the Confinement Improvement Phenomenon of High-temperature Plasmas: Results that Approach Questions over the Past Thirty Years
16.9.29
Research Updates:Imaging Diagnostics of LHD Plasma Using High-speed Cameras and a Simulation Analysis: The Movement of Dusts in Edge Plasmas
16.9.1
Announcement:Employment
16.8.18
Research Updates:Discovery of a Method for Strongly Affixing Two Metals with Different Properties: Contributing to the High Performance of the Divertor’s Removal of the High Heat Load
16.8.18
Research Updates:Investigating the Growth and Rotation of Plasma Fluctuations through Calculations: Linear Analysis and Nonlinear Simulation of Instabilities
16.7.27
Announcement:Employment
16.7.4
Research Updates:Aiming the Electron Beam and Investigating the Light Emission: Collecting Light Emission Data from Ceramics Materials for the Fusion Reactor
16.7.4
Announcement:Employment
16.6.24
Announcement:Employment
16.6.22
Announcement:Employment
16.6.10
Research Updates:We Now Understand the Idea for Maintaining Fusion Plasma for an Extended Duration: Micro-sedimentary Accumulation Layer Controls Plasma Maintenance
16.6.3
Announcement: Employment
16.5.31
Research Updates:Discovering a New Plasma Confinement Condition: Results from the Japan-United States Joint Research
16.5.26
Research Updates:Seeking to Predict Plasma Movement in a Fusion Reactor: Reproduction of Collision Phenomena among Multiple Ion Species on Computer
16.4.20
Research Updates:Optical Devices Made of Ceramics that Cause the Phenomenon that the Father of Electricity “Faraday” Discovered: Toward Accurate Measurements of Plasma
16.3.17
Research Updates:Discovery of a New Abrupt Phenomenon in High-temperature Plasma in the Large Helical Device: Abrupt Generation of Large Amplitude Waves and Clarification of the Mechanismt
16.3.17
Research Updates:Predicting Plasma Turbulence and Energy Confinement: Reproducing LHD Deuterium Plasma Using Leading Edge Supercomputers
16.2.18
Announcement: Employment
16.2.12
Research Updates:Success in Extensive Coating of Oxidized Erbium Electrical Insulator: Development of High-performance Coating Technology inside a Pipe for an Advanced Blanket
16.1.18
Research Updates:Building a Wall that Withstands High Temperatures Using Liquid Metal:
The Development of the Tin Shower Divertor
15.12.25
Research Updates:Transmitting Electromagnetic Waves for Plasma Heating with High Efficiency and High Quality: Numerical Simulation of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Waveguides
15.12.15
Announcement: Employment
15.12.15
Research Updates:Investigating Plasma’s “Thread-like” Behavior by Computer Simulation: Microscopic Effects in Edge Plasma
15.12.9
Symposium on Hierarchy and Holism in Natural Sciences(February 5-6, 2016)
15.12.4
Announcement: Employment
15.12.1
Announcement: Employment
15.11.13
Research Updates:Enhancing the High Efficiency of Electron Cyclotron Resonance Heating: Estimating How Electromagnetic Waves Curve
15.10.27
International Toki Confernece:Creating the Future -- Innovative Science of Plasma and Fusion -- (November 3-6, 2015)
15.10.23
Research Updates:LHD Plasma in Which Impurities Naturally Decrease: Research on Impurity Transport in Edge Plasma
15.9.29
Research Updates:Analyzing Big Data at High Speed!: Developing a High-speed Plasma Analysis System
15.9.4
Research Updates:Microwave Imaging: New Image Diagnostic Techniques Born of Fusion Research
15.9.4
Research Updates:Data Analysis of Waves Inside a Plasma: Cooperating with Basic Plasma Experiments
15.9.4
Research Updates:Measuring the Electric Field Structure in a Plasma: Two-Dimensional Electric Potential Diagnostics through the Heavy Ion Beam Probe Method
15.8.24
Asian Winter School will be held. (application deadline from abroad: Sep 14, 2015)
15.7.17
Research Updates:Seeking Materials Stronger at Higher Temperatures: The Development of Oxide Dispersion-Strengthened Metals
15.7.10
Announcement: Employment
15.6.17
Research Updates:Long-Term Prediction of the Temperature and Density of Plasma Made Possible: Computer Simulation Research Focusing on the Butterfly Effect
15.6.17
Research Updates:Electron Density Diagnostics with a Harmonic Interferometer: Joint Research toward Plasma Applications in Environmental and Medical Fields
15.6.4
Announcement: Employment
15.4.27
Using a Coolant Containing Lithium to Remove Heat from Plasma: Developing a Coolant Circulation Loop that Simulates the Fusion Power Generation System
15.4.27
Research Updates:Clarifying the Particle Acceleration Mechanism through Shock Waves in a Plasma: Introducing Research Utilizing the Plasma Simulator
15.3.26
Research Updates:Measuring Negative Hydrogen Ion Density in Plasma: Seeking to Enhance High Performance Negative Ion Sources
15.3.9
Research Updates:Controlling Convection: Numerical Simulation Using Supercomputers
15.2.24
Research Updates:The 18th Plasma Experiment Cycle Concluded: Advances in High-Performance Plasma
15.2.24
Research Updates:High-speed Photography of Changes in Plasma: High-speed Soft X-ray Camera Measurements
15.2.24
Research Updates:New Developments in Research on Steady State Plasma: Maintaining High-performance Plasma for an Extended Period
15.2.24
Research Updates:Investigating Periphery Plasma by Inserting a Needle: The Electrostatic Probe Diagnostic
15.2.24
Research Updates:Destroy the Symmetry Slightly and Skillfully Confine the Plasma
14.12.11
Research Updates:Maintaining Plasma for Extended Duration: Enhancing the Performance of Steady-state Plasma through Increased Heating
14.12.11
Research Updates:Natural Radioactive Sources which Use Materials in Our Daily Lives: Developing Practical Radiation Education Methods
14.11.17
Research Updates:The 18th Cycle of Plasma Experiments Has Begun
14.10.24
Announcement: Employment
14.10.14
Collection of Contributions from NIFS to the 25th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference(Sint Petersburg, Russia 13-18 Oct. 2014)
14.8.4
Research Updates
14.8.1
Sokendai Asian Winter School (December 2-5, 2014)
14.7.28
Announcement: Employment
14.6.9
International Toki Confernece:Expanding Horizons of Plasma and Fusion Science through Cross-Fertilization (November 4-7, 2014)
14.6.3
Research Updates
14.5.19
Announcement: Employment
14.5.8
Announcement: Employment
14.3.10
Announcement: Employment
14.3.5
Announcement: Employment