Upcoming events and seminars

We believe in our duty to share knowledge through weekly seminars, regularly workshops and other events. Our weekly seminars at DIFFER (filter the list below for seminars only) cover a wide range of topics and are open to everybody. Please, read more about our seminars and specific information for external visitors at Upcoming seminars.

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List all past seminars organized at DIFFER

July 4, 2022
The way towards the European Fusion Roadmap is paved by the young fusion researchers addressing the challenges of making fusion electricity a reality. The FuseNet PhD Event is the place where European fusion PhD students meet and interact with affirmed international fusion researchers, aiming to strengthen and expand the fusion research network. 
July 5, 2022
Horizon EUROfusion is the official launch event of the EUROfusion programme as part of Horizon Europe, the new European research and innovation funding programme. The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 10:00 AM at the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Register for the livestream.
July 8, 2022
PhD defense
On July 8th, DIFFER PhD researcher Jonathan van den Berg-Stolp will defend his thesis, titled 'Plasma-wall interaction processes in dense thermal plasmas'. The ceremony starts at 16:00h sharp. The thesis can be downloaded from the TU/e-website.
July 14, 2022
The IAEA will be organizing Episode 2 of its webinar series focusing on the latest breakthroughs and landmark achievements in fusion R&D. In this episode, experts from the Institute of Plasma Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences (EAST & CFETR), the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (W7-X) and the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (MAST-U & STEP) will present their latest breakthroughs and answer any question.... Read more
Dr. Jonathan Skidmore
July 14, 2022
In this seminar an overview will be presented of First Light Fusion including our current facilities, diagnostics, and simulation capabilities. I will then describe a recent experimental campaign to confirm the production of deuterium-deuterium (DD) fusion neutrons by an inertial confinement fusion target that is driven by a one-sided impact.