Technologies for Fusion Energy

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Queen's Building, University of Bristol

University Walk

Bristol

BS8 1TR

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Hear from experts from the UKAEA about where the challenges in fusion lie and the opportunities to develop new technologies

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The UK Government has committed £220m funding for the design of a fusion power station, putting the UK at the forefront of developing nuclear fusion as a viable energy source.

Potentially a clean and abundant source of low carbon energy, fusion presents some unique challenges.

This event will explore some of these challenges and the technologies that are being developed to support the coming nuclear fusion industry.

Timings:

  • 18:00 – coffee and refreshments
  • 18:30 – Talks start
  • 20:00 – close

Talks:

  • Introduction: The Global Fusion Challenge
  • Talk 1: Designing Materials that Withstand Fusion
  • Talk 2: Maintaining the Reactor: Robotics and Remote Handling
  • Talk 3: Technologies for Tritium

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Queen's Building, University of Bristol

University Walk

Bristol

BS8 1TR

United Kingdom

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