November 2015

Cables for power supplies are the first WEST partner components delivered at Cadarache mid-October. SWIP (SouthWestern Institute of Physics in Chendgu, Sichuan), which joined the WEST project at the very beginning, provides the two power supplies for WEST divertor coils… and cables that connect these power supplies to divertor coils, and transformers to rectifiers.  

April 2015

WEST international partners have come from China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea and USA to share the progress on the project, joining efforts to achieve the common objective : first plasma in 2016.