First plasma 23 October

A tokamak plasma was achieved in JT-60SA for the first time on 23 October, making it the world’s largest operational superconducting tokamak to date.

The result will be carefully examined and the team will continue to perform more tests during the next weeks.

A ceremony to officially inaugurate JT-60SA will be held in Naka on 01 December, with representatives and guests from both Japan and Europe.