The research laboratory of the Physics of Advanced Tokamaks of the St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University

International Collaboration Reports

Within the research laboratory of the Physics of advanced Tokamaks, which has been founded in 2011on the basis of a MEGA-Grant, the two groups from the university and the Ioffe Institute cooperate on the three tokamaks, Globus-m, Tuman-3m and fT-2. The research of both partners benefitted from the means of the MEGA-Grant. The laboratory has given itself a transparent governing structure and its annual outcome is assessed by an international advisory committee. a graduate school has been founded to ensureproper education. The laboratory could serve as a model for integrated research and education centre in Russian thermonuclear program. The urgent need to modernize the Russian fusion devices has become obvious.