OF INTEREST: World’s largest energy initiative comes to Wollongdong

​One of the people responsible for the manufacture of the magnet system at the heart of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a collaboration of thirty five nations intended to prove the viability of fusion power, presented a special guest seminar to staff and students at the Australian Institute for Innovative Materials.

Dr Arnaud Devred, Superconductor Systems and Auxiliaries Section Leader, ITER-International Organization, is responsible for the in-kind procurement of the superconducting Cable-In-Conduit Conductors which are expected to cost around $US1 billion, about half of the ITER magnet system cost.

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