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How Google Cloud helps to power fusion reactors

The Swiss Plasma Center EPFL, leads a groundbreaking project in clean energy through fusion reactions. This world's largest scientific experiment holds the potential to solve global energy challenges. Google Cloud's computing power can be a huge help for this project.

Hello everyone, I'm thrilled to share with you a groundbreaking project that could change the way we power our world. The Swiss Plasma Center EPFL is on a mission to revolutionize clean energy through fusion reactions. Picture this intense magnetic fields confining hydrogen at temperatures up to a staggering 100 million degrees, mimicking the conditions of stars. This ambitious endeavor holds the promise of solving the world's energy problems by unleashing a massive amount of clean energy without any greenhouse gas emissions or long-term radioactive waste. As part of the eurofussion program, they are actively involved in constructing it, the world's largest scientific experiment. If successful, fusion could be the gamechanger the world needs. Enter Paolo Ricci, a professor at the Swiss Plasma Center, who emphasizes the need for cutting-edge theoretical research backed by the world's most powerful computers. He and his team dive deep into the physics of the Plasma core's narrow layer, which is crucial for optimal Tokamak operation. But here's the challenge. Simulating these scenarios demands serious computing power. That's where Google Cloud comes in. They have tested the performance of Google Clouds HP CVM IMAGES, deploying a compute cluster with unparalleled flexibility and power. It replicated the on-premises environment in under 15 minutes, dynamically handling high-demand workloads. So why Google Cloud? Because solving the world's energy problems requires scalable, adaptable solutions. Join us on this journey to benefit from the impressive computing power of Google Cloud and let us venture into the future together.

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