Our History

1958 – Early research on ionized gases (plasmas)
1970-80 – The Eta-Beta II machine produces fundamental scientific results
1992 – First plasma, in RFP configuration, on the RFX machine
1996 – Establishment of Consorzio RFX
2003 – Start of research on neutral particle injection (NBI)
2004 – The RFX-mod machine experimentally demonstrates the self-organization of plasma in RFP configuration
2011 – Launch of the ITER-NBTF project
2018 – Start of experimentation on ITER-SPIDER

How was fusion research born in Padua and what happened in those years?

Prof. Piero Martin takes a few minutes to tell us how the research on fusion in Padua was born