The UK's new
fusion device
Europe's flagship
research facility
The next step
towards fusion power

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14/08/2018: Transatlantic partnership will strengthen MAST Upgrade project

A team of US plasma physicists will join the MAST Upgrade project ahead of its first experiments.... Read more.

02/08/2018: Mirror image gives 'spectacular' view of JET's plasma

Remarkable views of the JET plasma are now being achieved - from cameras outside the machine hall!... Read more.

26/07/2018: Innovative software offers faster route to tokamak tritium production

Software being developed by CCFE could speed up the design of key components for fusion powerplants.... Read more.

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Welcome to Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, the UK's national fusion research laboratory

Nuclear fusion, the process that powers the Sun, can play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. Culham is one of the world's leading fusion research laboratories. Our scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of cleaner energy for tomorrow's power stations.

Focus on...Visit the hottest place in the Solar System!

UKAEA ChairFind out how we are bringing the stars to Earth for clean energy – visit Culham on one of our open evenings or open days.

We offer free tours of the JET and MAST Upgrade fusion experiments led by our scientists and engineers, with an introductory talk about fusion energy.

To see available dates for forthcoming events, and to book places >> Go to the Visit CCFE page