MAST
The UK's fusion
experiment
MAST
JET
Europe's flagship
research facility
JET
ITER
The next step
towards fusion power
ITER

Latest news


18/12/2014: Recipe for success

Engineers at CCFE are doing a spot of baking to prepare components for the MAST-Upgrade device.... Read more.

17/12/2014: Culham engineer featured in new Science Museum exhibition

Culham's Dominic Callaghan stars in the Science Museum's new Engineer Your Future exhibition.... Read more.

08/12/2014: MAST rebuild continues with coil installation

MAST-Upgrade's largest magnetic coil has been carefully positioned into the vacuum vessel.... Read more.

Watch the latest CCFE video


Latest tweet from

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 clean energy for tomorrow's power stations.

Focus on...New Materials Research Facility at Culham

MRLSeeing fusion materials on the nanoscale

Researchers are using a new lab at CCFE to examine materials to see the impact of neutrons on reactor components. 

Meanwhile a Materials Research Facility is under construction at Culham for use by researchers from labs, universities and industry across the UK nuclear R&D community. It will open in 2015 as part of the National Nuclear User Facility.
>>> Find out more