Lawrence Livermore develops infrared camera system to view tokamak from the inside

Oct. 30, 2014- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. – General Atomics’ DIII-D Tokamak has been a critical part of the nation’s magnetic fusion energy research since it was built in the 1980s.Over the years, wear and tear has taken its toll. However, it was impossible for researchers to see inside the San Diego company’s highly complicated machine to assess damage -- until now.Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers...