Technical publications

Our research builds on decades of work on tokamaks and applies new technologies to make improvements.

If you would like to find out more about the key scientific evidence behind our approach to fusion, please read the following technical publications:

 

Academic papers

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On the power and size of tokamak fusion pilot plants and reactors

by A.E. Costley, J. Hugill and P.F. Buxton; Nuclear Fusion, 55, 033001, 28 January 2015 (Open access)

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Recent Advances on the Spherical Tokamak Route to Fusion Power

by A. Sykes, M.P. Gryaznevich, D. Kingham, A.E. Costley, J. Hugill, G. Smith, P.F. Buxton, S. Ball, S. Chappell, Z. Melhem; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 42, 482, 2014

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Modular fusion power plant

by V.A. Chuyanov and M.P. Gryaznevich, 4 September 2017

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Merging-compression formation of high temperature tokamak plasma

M.P. Gryaznevich and A. Sykes. Published 10 March 2017

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Heat deposition into the superconducting central column of a spherical tokamak fusion plant

by C.G. Windsor, J.G. Morgan and P.F. Buxton; Nuclear Fusion, 55, 023014, 3 Feb 2015

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On the fusion triple product and fusion power gain of tokamak pilot plants and reactors

by A.E. Costley; Nuclear Fusion, 56, 066003, 2016 (Open access).

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Further media

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Videos

As our library of videos shows, our research builds on decades of work on tokamaks and applies new technologies to make improvements.

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An introductory leaflet detailing our developments and ambitions up to October 2017

Fusion is the energy of the stars. It is the joining together of small atomic nuclei to make larger ones, and it is the mechanism by which all the heavier elements in the universe are made.