Fusion Materials (FM TCP)

Materials able to withstand extreme temperatures and neutron bombardment in the fusion chamber are a priority for fusion. 

The predicted state of damage and cracking in a silicon carbide joint. Research on materials is crucial for advancements in fusion power.*


  • Beryllium technology
  • Radiation effects in ceramic insulators
  • Irradiation facilities and testing
  • Materials theory and modelling
  • Reduced activation ferritic/martensitic steels
  • Silicon carbide composites
  • Tungsten alloys
  • Vanadium base alloys


Contracting Parties: 8



* Graphic courtesy of Battelle Memorial Institute

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