ITER

by Ashleigh007195
Last updated 2 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Technology
Grade:
9

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ITER

Route de Vinon-sur-Verdon, 13067 Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, South East France

- China - European Union - India - Japan - Korea - Russa - United States

ITER - The Way

LOCATION

OBJECTIVES

- Advance fusion/fision science - Prepare the way for more fusion plants - Produce 500 MW of fusion power - Demonstrate the integrated operation of technologies for a fusion power plant

- Achieve a deuterium-tritium plasma in which the reaction is sustained through internal heating - Test tritium breeding - Demonstrate the safety characteristics of a fusion device

COUNTRIES INVOLVED

RISKS

- Radioactivity - Nuclear Explosion - Runaway Reaction

COST

Over AUD$19 billion, with 45% of the entire funds being contributed by the European Union.The rest is shared equally between the other countries.

PURPOSE

To explore the scientific and engineering questions that surround potential fusion power stations.


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