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2022.4.28 Successful improvement of plasma thermal insulation layer with deuterium
2022.3.31 Plasma turbulence spreading by magnetic fluctuation reduces heat load on a fusion device wall
2022.3.1 Self-sustained divertor oscillation mechanism identified in fusion plasma experiment:
Dynamics of magnetic island and plasma current mirror basic biology model
2021.6.9 Developing the novel joint technique for copper alloy:
This highly contributes to producing the efficient heat removal component for fusion reactor
2021.3.31 Development of a broadband mid-infrared source for remote sensing
2020.6.29 Lose weight of fusion reactor component:
Design optimization using a topology optimization technique
2020.6.29 An accurate simulation of high-pressure plasma for an economical helical fusion reactor
2020.2.26 Isotope movement holds key to the power of fusion reactions
2019.8.6 Simulations demonstrate ion heating by plasma oscillations for fusion energy
2019.7.29 Demonstration of alpha particle confinement capability in helical fusion plasmas
2019.7.9 Fusion scientists have developed 'the nano-scale sculpture technique':
This enables observation inside hard materials with an atomic-scale
2019.3.11 Fusion science and astronomy collaboration enables investigation of the origin of heavy elements
2018.12.6 Developing new materials for the fusion reactor:
Success in developing vanadium alloys strong at high temperatures and appropriate for manufacturing and welding
2018.6.19 The first experimental discovery in the world of the propagation of plasma turbulence:
Results of Japan-United States joint research
2018.3.1 A new discovery that makes possible prediction immediately before plasma loss:
Contributions to the prediction of volcanic eruptions and other sudden phenomena
2017.8.7 Success in enhancing performance of the cryogenic adsorption pump used in the divertor:
Making possible the effective evacuation by installing in the vacuum vessel
2017.7.14 Ion temperature of one hundred million degrees achieved:
Important progress toward feasibility of helical plasma fusion
2017.4.24 Clarifying the mechanism for suppressing turbulence through ion mass:
Theoretical research develops significantly towards improved performance in fusion plasmas
2016.12.21 Calculating 1 billion plasma particles in a supercomputer:
Clarifying the movements of a plasma blob at the particle level
2016.12.9 Clarifying the behaviors of negative hydrogen ions:
First measurement of the flow reversal of negative ions
2016.11.25 The fusion reactor that employs a liquid metal shower:
An idea for a new high-performance heat-receiving device
2016.11.24 Clarifying the plasma oscillation by high-energy particles:
Developing new simulation methods
2016.11.14 First observations of tongue deformation of plasma based upon the Artsimovich Prediction:
Challenging a plasma riddle 50 years old
2016.11.2 Establishing an advanced bonding technique for tungsten and copper alloys:
Success in fabricating a small-scale divertor mock-up with excellent heat removal capability
2016.10.4 Large volumes of data from ITER successfully transferred to Japan at unprecedented speeds:
Major advances in the technical groundwork for remote experiments from Japan, 10,000 km away from ITER
2016.8.4 Clarifying the fusion plasma confinement improvement mechanism:
A riddle not solved for thirty years
2016.7.29 The discovery of new emission lines from highly charged heavy ions:
Constructing an experimental database of extreme ultraviolet spectra
2016.1.12 Abrupt excitation phenomenon in high-temperature plasma:
The discovery of phenomena and prospects from theory
2015.11.16 Accelerating fusion research through the cutting edge supercomputer:
Difference of particles species suppresses plasma turbulence
2015.11.11 Discovery of a new confinement state for plasma:
The result of Japanese-American joint research
2015.10.5 A 2-dimensional microwave camera has been developed:
Anticipating applications for safe passage through dense fog, underground exploration, and non-destructive investigation
2015.6.1 Plasma for medical and biological uses: New electron density diagnostic method:
Applying results of fusion plasma research of atmospheric-pressure low-temperature plasma
2015.4.9 Plasma flow damping observed due to stochastization of the magnetic field:
Discovery of a new mechanism to stop flow in plasma
2014.7.25 Magnets for fusion energy: A revolutionary manufacturing method developed:
High-temperature superconductor achieves new world record for electrical current