Five seconds, 59 megajoules: A new record for tokamak fusion

Enlarge / The interior of JET, configured as a scale model for ITER, overlaid with an image of the plasma present in the tokamak during experiments. (credit: EUROfusion ) On Wednesday, the EUROfusion consortium announced that the Joint European Torus (JET), located near Oxford in the UK, had set a new record for released energy. […]