Plasma Physics Colloquium

The Plasma Physics Colloquium meets on selected Friday afternoons during the academic year, from 2:00-3:00 PM, in Room 214 Mudd.

Fall 2014

David Smithe, Tech-X Corporation
“Plasma in Contact with Metal: RF Antenna Near Field Behaviors in Tokamaks”
Host: Francesco Volpe
(download presentation)

John Sarff, University of Wisconsin
"MST and the Reversed Field Pinch"
Host: Francesco Volpe
(download presentation)

no seminar

Dylan Brennan, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Control of linear modes in cylindrical resistive MHD with a resistive wall, plasma rotation, and complex gain"
Host: Francesco Volpe
(download presentation)

David Gates, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"The Origins of Tokamak Density Limit Scalings"
Host: Francesco Volpe

Alexey Arefiev, University of Texas at Austin
"Super-ponderomotive electrons in laser-irradiated plasmas"
Host: Francesco Volpe



Riccardo Betti, University of Rochester
Title TBA
Host: Francesco Volpe

Francesca Turco, Columbia University / General Atomics
Title TBA
Host: Francesco Volpe

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Plasma Physics Colloquium History

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