MAST-U
The UK's new
fusion device
MAST-U
JET
Europe's flagship
research facility
JET
ITER
The next step
towards fusion power
ITER

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18/07/2019: Royal Society award for Head of CCFE

Prof Ian Chapman has received the Kavli Medal for his contributions to fusion research.... Read more.

26/06/2019: Sealing the deal: ‘JET bag’ boosts UK radioactive waste management

The humble coffee bag was the inspiration for a new waste storage technique developed at Culham.... Read more.

10/05/2019: Chancellor of the Exchequer sees a bright future for fusion energy

Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP visited CCFE today to see its research.... 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