Author: Alvaro

100mA beam extracted after long maintenance shutdown

After a shutdown period of more than five months long, along which a thorough maintenance campaign on the injector took place, 90keV proton beam, with more than 100mA current, was extracted again this week, in preparation for the last injector…

RFQ delivery reception at Rokkasho BA site

We are proud to announce that on February 22nd 2016 the RFQ supermodules boxes were received at Rokkasho BA site. The three supermodules were delivered separately by INFN, already preassembled and aligned in INFN Legnaro (Italian National Institute of Nuclear…

First plasma and ion beam extraction

First plasma and ion beam extraction have been achieved at the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator The¬†International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility (IFMIF) is one of the projects stemming from the Broader Approach Agreement, a partnership in fusion energy research between Europe…

Visit to Noheji shrine

A key milestone related with the LIPAc Installation and Commissioning activities, that are going on in Rokkasho, took place on Tuesday 14 October. The project management from JAEA, F4E and PT went together to Hachimangu Shintoist Shrine in Noheji to…

ITER Director-General gets update on Broader Approach

Rokkasho, Japan, 07 August 2014 ; (courtesy of ITER newsline) In Rokkasho, on the eastern coastline of Japan, Europe and Japan are jointly carrying out advanced R&D activities in support of ITER and for successful development of the phases after…

6th IFMIF Workshop hosted by Nagoya and Kyoto Universities

Nagoya & Kyoto, Japan, 20-24 January 2014 The New Year brought a very important event for the IFMIF agenda: the 6th International IFMIF Workshop, kindly hosted by the universities of Nagoya and Kyoto, from Monday 20 to Friday 24 January…

13th Meeting of the IFMIF/EVEDA Project Committee

Rokkasho, Japan, 19-20 March 2014 On 19- 20 March, the 13th Meeting of the IFMIF/EVEDA Project Committee (IFMIF PC-13) was held at the JAEA Rokkasho site. The meeting was mainly devoted to the review of the updated Project Plan and…