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I'm Ralf Mackenbach, a Dutch researcher specialising in nuclear fusion, currently based at EPFL.


Nuclear fusion, in simple terms, is a process where light atomic nuclei combine to form a heavier nucleus, releasing a significant amount of energy. My current work involves using thermodynamic methods to study fusion plasma turbulence in both stellarators and tokamaks. The insights gained from such research aim to contribute to the development of more effective fusion reactors, with the potential to provide renewable energy solutions for the future. If you're interested in reading my research, check out Google Scholar.

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