Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate

Fusion Energy Sciences Program

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Quasi Poloidal Stellarator Model

ORNL is developing the understanding required for an attractive fusion energy source through integrated research, and is pursuing near-term applications of plasma science and technology in support of national goals. ORNL is a leader in innovative fusion concept development integrating our science, technology, and engineering activities.

Core Competencies:

  • Experimental plasma physics
  • Plasma theory
  • Enabling technologies
  • Advanced materials
  • Atomic physics for plasma science
  • Technology and science applications
Fusion Energy Division