DIII-D First Plasma Celebration

May 9, 2024 | 11am–1pm
General Atomics
Inside of DIII-D

Inside of the DIII-D Tokamak.

Image Credit: General Atomics


General Atomics


San Diego, CA
United States

On Thursday, May 9th, the team at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility will celebrate DIII-D's First Plasma Shot of 2024 as the machine returns to plasma operations. This internal celebration will be held in conjunction with Fusion Energy Week and will feature the inaugural DIII-D Carnival with various fusion and tokamak themed games and snacks. Prizes will be awarded. 

All DIII-D team members are invited to attend and should reference internal announcements for details.

After successfully completing an 8-month upgrade period, let’s celebrate the return of plasmas to DIII-D!

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