Fusion energy research is a highly international activity, offering opportunities to conduct research overseas.
Columbia Plasma Laboratory members also conduct research overseas on a variety of state-of-the art facilities. Please expand the area below and follow the links to explore the research carried out by Columbia researchers overseas.
The KSTAR facility is a superconducting long-pulse tokamak operating in South Korea. Its mission is to explore advanced tokamak scenarios towards long-pulse operation.
The ASDEX Upgrade (AUG) Facility is a tokamak at Munich, Germany, with an extensive diagnostic set, capable heating and instability control actuators, and most notably fully Tungsten plasma-facing components.