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What does ITER stand for?

ITER stands for International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

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One of those, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in Cadarahce, France, projects costs of around e1/413bln just over its first phase, funded in part by the UK as part of the EU's 45% contribution, and by Japan, China, India, Russia, South Korea and the US.
But Yang said there would be no comparison with a major project in which the South is involved -- the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project to build a fusion power plant by the mid 2030s.
The project will cost an estimated 16 billion euros and environmentalists say the money for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) would be better spent on low-carbon projects such as home insulation.
This is a popular account that begins with the building of the atom and hydrogen bombs and proceeds through Project Plowshare (artificial harbors, second Suez canal), the various ingenious efforts to contain hot and unstable plasmas (magnetic bottles and such), using lasers to ignite plasmas, Pons and Fleischmann's "cold fusion" experiments, Livermore Labs LASNEX computer simulations, "bubble fusion," and the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), which was followed by ITER-Lite and which still beckons "after five decades of broken promises, lies, delusions, and self-deception.
There has been a proof-of-concept fusion pilot plant, the Joint European Torus project, operating successfully in the UK since 1992, and last year, 12 countries signed up to fund the next stage, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, which will be built in France and will come on-line around 2021.
The latest of which is the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), Japan, Russia, China, India and South Korea.