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  Term: T-3
  Definition: A Soviet tokamak located at the Kurchatov Institute in Moscow which first proved concept viability, by producing a plasma temperature of 10 million degrees centigrage/Kelvin. (Result was disbelieved in the West until a British team confirmed the results using Thomson scattering.)

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