KSTAR in pictures

10 August 2009

A timeline showing the commissioning of South Korea's domestic fusion research facility KSTAR

October 2001: Construction of the base for KSTAR

January 2004: Assembly of KSTAR’s main devices

February 2005: Installation of the vacuum vessel and thermal shield

March 2006: Assembly of D-type superconducting magnets

March 2006: Completion of D-type superconducting magnet assembly

October 2006: Assembly of the central solenoid magnet

December 2006: Establishment of the helium tubes

July 2007: Internal view of the vacuum vessel

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