An annex to the nuclear agreement says Iran can "explore cooperation" on an Iranian contribution to the ITER
project Coblentz said the Iranians are "very eager to get moving" and join the 35 countries collaborating on building the world's largest experimental fusion machine, called a tokomak.
The Board will continue to address key ITER
management issues at its next meeting, scheduled for 11-12 December 2014.
The estimated cost of ITER
construction for the seven members is 13 billion euro.
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will become an operational laboratory in November 2020 with its First Plasma.
Today, the Commission admitted there were "substantial overall cost increases for ITER
, which have more than doubled the costs for Europe." However, the Commission points out that current cost estimates from the European Joint Undertaking for ITER--'Fusion For Energy' (F4E), coordinating the European role in the project, says these cost estimates have inflated.
"NoMachine NX has enabled the CODAC Department of the ITER
Organization to deploy an easily manageable and accessible IT infrastructure, providing a remote access solution for truly international collaboration with the ITER
Project," said Control Systems and Engineer for CHD/CODAC & IT, Petri Makijarvi.
The news emerged last week as ITER
awarded the architect engineering contract to a consortium that includes engineering design consultancy Atkins.
If the United States does not support ITER
, it will be abandoning the centerpiece of its program and the tokamak concept at a time when advanced operating modes for achieving enhanced performance and more attractive reactor prospects are rapidly developing.
Frank Rusco, Director, Natural Resources and Environment, Government Accountability Office, who described the results of the recent GAO ITER