Columbia's Non-Neutral Torus (CNT) Starts Operation

On Friday Nov. 12, 2004, after the Columbia's Non-Neutral Torus (CNT) students and project leader, Prof. Thomas Pedersen, completed final assembly, the Columbia Non-neutral Torus successfully started operation!

CNT will be used to study the equilibrium, stability, and transport of non-neutral plasmas confined on closed magnetic surfaces. CNT will also investigate the potential of toroidal magnetic surfaces to confine electron-positron plasmas and, possibly, antiproton-positron plasmas for production of neutral anti-hydrogen.

Congratulations to Mark, Richard, Jerry, Ben, and Thomas (and his CNT Team!)

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