Materials simulation

Understanding and designing new materials is important in many contexts

Nuclear fusion, the energy source of the stars, promises a low pollution route to generating massive amounts of energy sustainably and cleanly. The materials chosen for the construction of a reactor must be able to withstand the likely impacts and damage that fusion plasmas will inflict on them. Also, to enable the reactors to be easily be maintained and decommissioned, they must not become radioactive.

EPCC has worked on a number of projects in this area including:

  • Nu-FuSE: Nuclear Fusion Simulations Exascale
  • GS2: A package to study gyro-kinetic turbulence in fusion experiments and astrophysical plasmas

 

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