Dilluns, 22. Maig 2017 fins el Diumenge, 28. Maig 2017.

  • 2017-05-24T11:15:00+02:00
  • 2017-05-24T12:15:00+02:00
  • Aula Multimèdia



24/05/2017 de 11:15 a 12:15

Vine a la xerrada de Dorna el proper 24 de maig de 2017 a les 11:15h a l'Aula Multimèdia i podràs ser seleccionat per viure el proper GP des del Paddock i saber que aporta un Enginyer de Telecomunicació a un GP de motociclisme.

  • 2017-05-26T12:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-05-26T13:30:00+02:00
  • Sala d'Actes Edifici Vèrtex



26/05/2017 de 12:00 a 13:30

Abstract: Fusion energy is the reaction that fuels all stars and offers mankind a relatively clean and essentially inexhaustible energy source. To achieve this a gas is heated to temperatures hotter than the sun and then the hydrogen isotopes are fused, releasing large quantities of energy. To date, fusion experiments have reached the 'break-even' point with the energy output equaling the energy input. Europe with Russia, China, US, South Korea, India and Japan are now building a new devise (ITER) in the south of France that aims at demonstrating a 10 fold increase in output power. This talk aims at providing an overview of the need for fusion, the fusion process, out progress to date, a general description of the ITER device and its scientific challenges. A brief overview of the plasma heating systems with particular attention to the 24MW microwave heating system will be given. In addition, an introduction to the fusion documentary "Let There Be Light" (Showing at the Barcelona Documentary Festival) will be presented by the Producer Mile Aung-Thwin.