Energy Transition

This giant magnet could unlock zero-carbon electricity from nuclear fusion

The first section of the giant magnet wrapped and ready to leave California for France, with the team who built it. Image: General Atomics

Douglas Broom
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Inside the European JET Tokamak during (right) and after operation
We have plasma! Inside the European JET Tokamak during (right) and after operation. Image: ITER/JET
a diagram of the reactor showing the magnet and the plasma
The magnet (blue) is at the heart of the reactor, surrounded by the coil containing the plasma (purple). Image: ITER
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