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

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04/05/2018: JET restart ramps up with first test plasma

The first plasma for 18 months took place on JET last night as we get ready for the 2018 campaign.... Read more.

20/04/2018: Women in Physics conference get inspired at CCFE

CCFE was delighted to host 100 delegates from the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics.... Read more.

10/04/2018: Culham helps map out the nuclear environment in TORONE project

Academics visiting CCFE will get the chance to research fusion environments in greater detail.... 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...Open Evenings and Open Days at Culham

UKAEA ChairVisit the hottest place in the Solar System and see how research at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy could help bring about the ultimate energy source – nuclear fusion!

Our Open Evenings and Open Days offer free tours of two of the world's most advanced fusion experiments, the JET and MAST Upgrade tokamaks.

Find out more and book your place >> Go to the 'Visit CCFE' page