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International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER)

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    31st Jul, 2020
  • It is an international nuclear fusion research and engineering megaproject, which will be the world’s largest magnetic confinement plasma physics experiment.
  • It is an experimental tokamak nuclear fusion reactor that is being built in southern France.
  • The goal of ITER is to demonstrate the scientific and technological feasibility of fusion energy for peaceful use.
  • The project is funded and run by seven member entities i.e. The European Union, China, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States.
  • The tokamak is an experimental machine designed to harness the energy of fusion

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