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

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15/02/2019: Culham Plasma Physics Summer School now open for applications

Come and study plasma physics at one of the world's leading research centres this summer.... Read more.

13/02/2019: Culham facility will apply MIDAS touch to reactor materials

Culham's Materials Research Facility will help develop more efficient alloys for nuclear reactors.... Read more.

25/01/2019: Fusion an example of Government science ambitions, says Minister

Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Chris Skidmore visited Culham.... 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