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The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation.
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Video | Nuclear fusion
What are the mechanisms at work in nuclear fusion? How does nuclear fusion cause stars to shine for billions of years? Mankind dreams of using this almost inexhaustible source of energy on a much smaller scale, but what problems must be solved first? How does a nuclear fusion facility work? This animated film provides answers to these questions.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.