Ring completed

All five modules of the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device now in place / important milestone reached

November 16, 2011

On 16 November 2011 an important milestone was reached by the Wendelstein 7-X project of Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics at its Greifswald branch: The last of the five large modules comprising the core of the fusion device was hoisted to its final position on the device’s foundation, thus closing the ring-shaped core of the device.

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Just before this happened, a film crew from “Spiegel Online” used this last possibility to take a look into the interior of the device: for video and article on the Wendelstein 7-X “100 million degree machine” (in German) click here >>

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