Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
|Headquarters||Culham, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom|
|United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority|
The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE), located at the Culham Science Centre, near Culham, Oxfordshire, is the site of the Joint European Torus (JET), Mega Ampere Spherical Tokamak (MAST) and the now closed Small Tight Aspect Ratio Tokamak (START).
Culham Science Centre
The centre occupies the site of the former Royal Navy airfield RNAS Culham (HMS Hornbill), which was transferred to the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) in 1960. The UKAEA continues to operate the site and is the major tenant.
As well as CCFE, the centre houses the headquarters of the UKAEA, and hosts many commercial and other organisations.
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