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...
General Atomics Completes Fabrication of First ITER Central Solenoid Module
May 06, 2019 15:54 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When the ITER fusion energy project in France powers up in 2025, its first operations will be enabled by the largest pulsed superconducting magnet ever...
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...
General Atomics Joins the Nuclear Energy Institute in Support of a Department of Defense Micro-Reactor Program
October 04, 2018 18:04 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, CA, Oct. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) expresses its support for the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) report, “Roadmap for the Deployment of Micro-Reactors for U.S....
General Atomics Establishes Memorial Website for Fusion Pioneer Tihiro Ohkawa
June 27, 2018 09:00 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During his six-decade career researching plasma physics, Dr. Tihiro Ohkawa helped lay the groundwork for much of modern fusion energy science. Ohkawa,...
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General Atomics Awarded ARPA-E Funding for Advanced Reactor Research
June 05, 2018 20:15 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) on Monday awarded General Atomics (GA) a total of nearly $3 million in...
DIII-D National Fusion Facility Begins Transformation to Prepare for Future Reactors
May 18, 2018 12:29 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, May 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- San Diego, May 18, 2018 – One of the most flexible and highly instrumented fusion research reactors in the world is undergoing major enhancements that...
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Whistling While You Work: Fusion Scientists Find Inspiration in Earth’s Ionosphere
May 09, 2018 15:30 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- San Diego, May 9, 2018 – The challenge of fusion energy is often compared to capturing – and holding – lightning in a bottle. The analogy is apt because...
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General Atomics Awarded DOE Funding to Pursue Advanced Nuclear Research
April 30, 2018 11:23 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, April 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Friday awarded General Atomics funding to continue the company’s development of new types of fuel for advanced...