Part 1. Magnetic Fusion Issues 1. Introduction: The Path to Magnetic Fusion Energy 2. Plasma Performance, Burn, and Sustainment 3. Plasma Exhaust 4. Power Extraction and Tritium Self-Sufficiency Part 2. Experiments: scientific foundations for ITER 5. ASDEX-U (operating) 6. DIII-D (operating) 7. TFTR (operated until 1997) 8. JET (operating) 9. Tore Supra / WEST (operated until recently, being converted to WEST) 10. Alcator C-Mod (operating) Part 3. Experiments: developing the basis for going beyond ITER 11. NSTX-U (operating) 12. MAST (operating) 13. EAST (operating) 14. JT-60SA (under construction) 15. LHD (operating) 16. Wendelstein 7-X (under construction; to start operating in 2015) Part 4. Key technological elements of magnetic fusion energy power plants 17. Magnets for magnetic fusion power plants 18. Heating and fueling of magnetic fusion power plants 19. Diagnostics for magnetic fusion power plants 20. Plasma-Facing Components for magnetic fusion power plants 21. Blankets for magnetic fusion power plants Part 5. ITER and future fusion power plants 22. ITER: a unique step in the development of fusion energy (under construction) 23. Tokamak fusion power plants 24. Stellarator fusion power plants
Dr George Hutch Neilson manages PPPL's international stellarator and tokamak collaborations. In that context, he is program manager and national point-of-contact for U.S. collaborations with the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator experiment in Germany, and a project manager for coil-design collaborations with the JET tokamak experiment in Oxfordshire, UK. Neilson is also the responsible manager for PPPL advanced design activities, and for planning for a next-generation experimental fusion facility, or DEMO, that is to precede a commercial fusion reactor.