2018Plasma ion temperature reaches 100 million degrees Sustainment of the H-mode for 90 seconds Accomplishment of 20,000 KSTAR shots.
2017Suppresses the plasma boundary region instability(ELM) for the longest time (34 seconds) Sustainment of the H-mode for 73 seconds.
2016World's first successful operation of the advanced ITB-mode plasma at the superconducting Tokamaks.
2015Selected as one of the 70 representative accomplishments in science and technology for the 70th year celebration of national independence Achievement of 100% non-inductive current drive operation.
2014Accomplishment of 10,000 KSTAR shots Successful control over ELM instabilities.
2013Securing plasma impurity-removal technologies and plasma shape control optimization core technologies.
2012Stable maintenance of H-mode plasma (high-performance plasma operation conditions).
2011World's first control of nuclear fusion plasma instability.
2010World's first accomplishment of H-mode (high-performance plasma operation conditions).
2009Full-scale operation of KSTAR as nuclear fusion research equipment.
2008First plasma generation and successful test of equipment performance.