Students are part of large team that achieved fusion ignition for the first time in a laboratory.
The materials’ stiffness increases up to 40 percent, in a reversible effect, the researchers report in a study that also explains the phenomenon's atomic origins.
More complete than existing methods, the new approach might enable longer operational lifetimes for nuclear reactors.
Engineers working on “analog deep learning” have found a way to propel protons through solids at unprecedented speeds.
Longtime MIT researcher and former associate director of the Plasma Science and Fusion Center contributed to fusion energy progress on campus and around the world.
The School of Engineering honors the associate professor of nuclear science and engineering for his experiential approach to teaching.
MIT engineers expand the capabilities of these ultrasensitive nanoscale detectors, with potential uses for quantum computing and biological sensing.
In a residency supported by the Department of Energy, the MIT PhD candidate will explore the high-field side of the DIII-D tokamak.