US Researchers Design Compact Fusion Power Plant
March 29, 2021 15:04 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fusion energy is heating up. In the past few months, both the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC) and...
DIII-D Researchers Leverage Videogaming App for Remote Operation During COVID-19
March 02, 2021 13:17 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has forced dramatic changes in how nearly everyone does their jobs. For many people, the transition to remote work has meant...
General Atomics Expresses Support for NASEM Report on Fusion Energy
February 23, 2021 12:56 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) expresses its support for a new report released last week by the Board on Physics and Astronomy of the National Academies of...
General Atomics Awarded Contract to Develop Key Component for ITER
November 06, 2020 13:23 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Nov. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) has been awarded a contract by US ITER, based at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to develop the manufacturing process for components...
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General Atomics Names Dr. Anantha Krishnan to Head Energy Group
November 02, 2020 11:31 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Nov. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) announced today that it has selected Dr. Anantha Krishnan as Senior Vice President of its Energy Group. Dr. Krishnan has worked at...
DIII-D Scientists to Work with PPPL to Find a Path to Sustained Fusion Energy
October 22, 2020 13:30 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers from the DIII-D National Fusion Facility are preparing to support their colleagues at the National Spherical Tokamak Experiment-Upgrade...
General Atomics Congratulates ITER on the Start of Machine Assembly
July 28, 2020 11:00 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) congratulates the ITER Organization for the start of ITER machine assembly. ITER is the largest science project in history....
DIII-D Researchers Use Machine Learning to Steer Fusion Plasmas Near Operational Limits
February 03, 2020 12:11 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Feb. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility achieved a scientific first this month when they used machine learning calculations to automatically...
DIII-D National Fusion Program Completes Year-Long Facility Upgrade
May 16, 2019 13:53 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The DIII-D National Fusion Program has completed a series of important enhancements to its fusion facility, providing researchers with several...
Statement from General Atomics on the Release of the
December 17, 2018 13:07 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- San Diego, December 17, 2018 – General Atomics (GA) Energy Group Vice President Jeff Quintenz released the following statement regarding the final report...