Congratulations to Jack Lovell who successfully defended his thesis at viva on 28 Sept 2017. Jack is a Durham University student on the Fusion CDT and was supervised by Professor Ray Sharples and Professor Richard Myers. Jack is now working for ORNL based at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, and is continuing his work with the MAST-U bolometer system.
An abstract from Jack’s thesis is as follows:
Development of Smart, Compact Fusion Diagnostics using Field-Programmable Gate Arrays