Next European Torus

(NET)
  A planned follow-up to the Joint European Torus (JET) in nuclear fusion research.

Glossary of the European Union and European Communities . 2014.

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  • NET (abréviation de Next European Torus) — ● NET (abréviation de Next European Torus) Réacteur nucléaire expérimental européen en projet, destiné à la production d énergie par fusion thermonucléaire, dont la réalisation doit faire suite à celle du JET …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • NET —   See Next European Torus …   Glossary of the European Union and European Communities

  • Kernfusion — Kernverschmelzung * * * Kẹrn|fu|si|on 〈f. 20〉 1. 〈Kernphys.〉 Kernreaktion, die zur Bildung schwererer Atomkerne aus leichteren unter gleichzeitiger Energieabgabe führt; Sy Kernverschmelzung (1) 2. 〈Biol.〉 = Karyogamie * * * Kẹrn|fu|si|on [↑… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Net — Nẹt 〈n. 15; EDV; kurz für〉 Computernetz, bes. das Internet [engl., „Netz“] * * * Nẹt, das; s [engl. net = Netz]: Kurzf. von ↑ Internet. * * * NET   [nɛt, englisch; Abkürzung für Next European …   Universal-Lexikon

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