SimIter: from Teraflops to Megawatts, Academy of Finland

Project Details


SimITER is a problem-driven computational project with the ultimate goal of ensuring successful operation of ITER – the first power-plant scale fusion reactor – from the plasma-wall interaction point of view and of developing materials that are safe from an environmental and health point of view. SimITER is part of the Academy-funded LASTU programme

Layman's description

A project to simulate the plasma in the upcoming fusion test reactor Iter.
Effective start/end date01/01/1031/12/13

Collaborative partners

  • Åbo Akademi University
  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (Project partner)
  • University of Helsinki (Project partner)
  • Aalto University (Project partner) (lead)