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Recent scientific and technical progress on JET is summarized. The scientific programme on JET over the last 2 years has benefited significantly from various technological developments: advanced real time tools, enhanced heating systems and several upgraded and new diagnostics. JET has also provided more technological input to ITER on questions related to the first wall, divertor and tritium technology. A dedicated Trace Tritium Campaign has delivered a wealth of data on transport and confinement of tritium and alpha particles from the fusion reaction. An enhancement programme is currently underway on JET, consisting of the implementation of an additional set of upgraded and new diagnostics and a further upgrade of the heating systems. This will allow JET to continue to contribute significantly in questions related to the construction and operational phase of ITER.

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Authors: PAMELA J, EFDA-JET, CSU, Culham Science Centre, Culham (UK);ONGENA J, EFDA-JET, CSU, Culham Science Centre, Culham (UK);PIAZZA G, EFDA-JET, CSU, Culham Science Centre, Culham (UK);ROSANVALLON S, EFDA-JET, CSU, Culham Science Centre, Culham (UK);BORBA D, Centro de Fusão Nuclear, Association �EURATOM-IST�, Lisbon (PT);BUTTERY R, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham (UK);COUNSELL G, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham (UK);FELTON R, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham (UK);LOMAS P, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham (UK);RICCARDO V, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham (UK);STORK D, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham (UK);ZASTROW K-D, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham (UK);JOFFRIN E, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Association Euratom-CEA sur la Fusion, CEA Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);MURARI A, Consorzio RFX-Associazione Euratom-Enea sulla Fusione, Corso Stati Uniti 4, Padova (IT);NOTERDAEME J-M, Max-Planck Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Garching (DE);PITTS R, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne (CH)
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Fusion Engineering and Design (2005), Volume 74, Issues 1-4, Pages 17-30
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Record Number: 200719054 / Last updated on: 2007-04-02
Original language: en
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