Plasma Physics Colloquium 1996-1997

Fall 1996 & Spring 1997 Coorindator: Gerald Navratil

9/10/96
William Dorland, University of TX, Austin
"3D Simulation of Tokamak Plasma Turbulence: Experimental Tests and Predictions"

10/20/96

Eric Esarey, Naval Research Lab Laser
"Acceleration of Electrons in Vacuum, Gases, and Plasmas"

9/27/96

Paul Vandenplas, Ecole Royale Militaire
"Quasi-stationary ELM-free High Confinement with Edge Radiative Cooling in TEXTOR-94"

10/4/96
Raymond Fonck, University of Wisconsin
"Physics of Spherical Tokamaks and Pegasus Project"

10/14/96

William Craven, Institute for Fusion Studies
"Resonant Mode Interactions in the TEXT Tokamak"

10/18/96

Cary Forest, General Atomics
"Reduction in Neutral Beam Driven Currents by Neoclassical Tearing Modes: The Non-Inductive Rampup Problem"

11/8/96
Thomas Klinger, Christian Albrechts
"Nonlinear Dynamics of Drift Waves & the Transition to Turbulence"

11/20/96
David Gates, Culham Lab, UK
"Neoclassical MHD Modes in COMPASS-D"

11/22/96

Earl Scime, West Virginia University
"Magnetosphere Imaging"

11/25/96
Michael Beer, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Simulations of Anomolous Plasma Transport"

12/6/96

Daniel Hastings MIT - CANCELLED

1/24/97
Glenn Bateman, Lehigh University
"Predicting Temperature and Density Profiles in Tokamaks"

1/31/97

Masaaki Yamada, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Study of Magnetic Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma and its Applications to Fusion Research"

2/14/97
James Drake, University of Maryland
"3-D Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection"

2/21/97
Antonio Ting, Naval Research Lab
"Laser Wakefield Accleration"

2/28/97
M. Keith Matzen, Sandia Nattional Lab
"Z-Pinch Intense X-Ray Sources"

2/28/97
Brett Chapman, University of Wisconsin
"Enhanced-Confinement, Sawtooth-Free-Period Phenomenon in MST"

3/14/97
Paul Rutherfold, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Technical Basis of the ITER Design"

3/28/97
Sandip Ghosal, Los Alamos National Lab
"2-Dimensional Plasma Flow Past a Laser Beam"

3/28/97
Aron Pinczuk, Lucent Technologies
"Spectroscopy of Electron Quantum Liquids in Low-Dimensional Semiconductors"

4/4/97
Daniel Hastings, MIT
"Plasma Interactions with Spacecraft"

4/11/97

Anthony Chan, Rice University
"MHD Waves and Resonant Ions in the Earth's Magnetosphere"

4/25/97
Joachim Heberlein, University of MN
"Characterization of Plasma Torches for Spraying and Vapo-Deposition"
 


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