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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Science and Technologly of Fusion Energy

Latest Episodes

S3-E7 Fusion Energy: Nuclear Waste Not, Want Not?

Nuclear energy expertise from fusion and fission combines in this episode to talk about the nuclear waste from fusion reactor designs. Where does it come from? How do we avoid...

29 MINJUN 27
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S3-E7 Fusion Energy: Nuclear Waste Not, Want Not?

S3-E6 A Day in the PhD Life

Most of us have an impression of what student life is like but maybe not that of a PhD student. This episode we have Sam, Helen, Tiantian and Emma to...

27 MINJUN 11
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S3-E6 A Day in the PhD Life

S3E5 – Plasma Thrusters for Space

How can we use plasma jets for propulsion? Scott’s been working on using fusion fuel as rocket technology for cubesats (satellites). We talk about Hall effect and photon thrusters too....

30 MINAPR 3
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S3E5 – Plasma Thrusters for Space

S3E4 – Jim Al-Khalili SciComm Special

For our anniversary episode we sat down with Prof Jim Al-Khalili! We talked about science communication (scicomm) with him and Dr Lancaster – their motivation, experiences and how to talk...

34 MINFEB 12
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S3E4 – Jim Al-Khalili SciComm Special

S3E3 – A Glass of Seawater?

If you’ve been wondering why would we call ourselves a glass of seawater, you’re in for a treat. Today Bhavin, Tom and Michail discuss how much fuel for the fusion...

21 MINJAN 17
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S3E3 – A Glass of Seawater?

S3E2 – Nobel Prize: CPA explained

This time Will, Charlie, Kate and newcomer Chris M have gathered to talk about this year’s Nobel Prize Winner: Chirped Pulse Amplification. We break down exactly what this technological breakthrough...

28 MIN2018 NOV 22
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S3E2 – Nobel Prize: CPA explained

S3E1 – The basics of high power lasers

Newcomers Chris and Sarah join Bhavin and Will to talk about lasers and the technology that goes into them. Also why lasers are so important and a brief look into...

36 MIN2018 NOV 22
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S3E1 – The basics of high power lasers

S2E4 – 99 Percent of Nearly Everything

The last glass in our set: what can we do with plasma besides fusion energy? The answers will include fundamental physics, manufacturing, medicine and space tech… and we’re just getting...

39 MIN2018 OCT 9
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S2E4 – 99 Percent of Nearly Everything

S2E3 -Blood, Sweat and Materials Science

Never mind the seawater. Today it’s all about the glass and its materials. What happens in the challenging environments of a fusion reactor? Does the glass even exist yet? And...

-1 s2018 AUG 20
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S2E3 -Blood, Sweat and Materials Science

S2E2 – Now for Something Completely Laser

This time our glass is positively effervescent – filled with High Energy Density Physics. To Will’s delight, we finally recorded an episode on laser fusion. In this episode we give...

28 MIN2018 MAY 31
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S2E2 – Now for Something Completely Laser

Latest Episodes

S3-E7 Fusion Energy: Nuclear Waste Not, Want Not?

Nuclear energy expertise from fusion and fission combines in this episode to talk about the nuclear waste from fusion reactor designs. Where does it come from? How do we avoid...

29 MINJUN 27
Comments
S3-E7 Fusion Energy: Nuclear Waste Not, Want Not?

S3-E6 A Day in the PhD Life

Most of us have an impression of what student life is like but maybe not that of a PhD student. This episode we have Sam, Helen, Tiantian and Emma to...

27 MINJUN 11
Comments
S3-E6 A Day in the PhD Life

S3E5 – Plasma Thrusters for Space

How can we use plasma jets for propulsion? Scott’s been working on using fusion fuel as rocket technology for cubesats (satellites). We talk about Hall effect and photon thrusters too....

30 MINAPR 3
Comments
S3E5 – Plasma Thrusters for Space

S3E4 – Jim Al-Khalili SciComm Special

For our anniversary episode we sat down with Prof Jim Al-Khalili! We talked about science communication (scicomm) with him and Dr Lancaster – their motivation, experiences and how to talk...

34 MINFEB 12
Comments
S3E4 – Jim Al-Khalili SciComm Special

S3E3 – A Glass of Seawater?

If you’ve been wondering why would we call ourselves a glass of seawater, you’re in for a treat. Today Bhavin, Tom and Michail discuss how much fuel for the fusion...

21 MINJAN 17
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S3E3 – A Glass of Seawater?

S3E2 – Nobel Prize: CPA explained

This time Will, Charlie, Kate and newcomer Chris M have gathered to talk about this year’s Nobel Prize Winner: Chirped Pulse Amplification. We break down exactly what this technological breakthrough...

28 MIN2018 NOV 22
Comments
S3E2 – Nobel Prize: CPA explained

S3E1 – The basics of high power lasers

Newcomers Chris and Sarah join Bhavin and Will to talk about lasers and the technology that goes into them. Also why lasers are so important and a brief look into...

36 MIN2018 NOV 22
Comments
S3E1 – The basics of high power lasers

S2E4 – 99 Percent of Nearly Everything

The last glass in our set: what can we do with plasma besides fusion energy? The answers will include fundamental physics, manufacturing, medicine and space tech… and we’re just getting...

39 MIN2018 OCT 9
Comments
S2E4 – 99 Percent of Nearly Everything

S2E3 -Blood, Sweat and Materials Science

Never mind the seawater. Today it’s all about the glass and its materials. What happens in the challenging environments of a fusion reactor? Does the glass even exist yet? And...

-1 s2018 AUG 20
Comments
S2E3 -Blood, Sweat and Materials Science

S2E2 – Now for Something Completely Laser

This time our glass is positively effervescent – filled with High Energy Density Physics. To Will’s delight, we finally recorded an episode on laser fusion. In this episode we give...

28 MIN2018 MAY 31
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S2E2 – Now for Something Completely Laser