Plasma Physics Colloquium 1998-1999

Fall 1998 Coordinator: Michael Mauel
Spring 1999 Coordinator: Gerald Navratil

9/25/98
S. Krasheninnikov, MIT
"Physics Processes in Edge Plasmas of Magnetic Fusion Devices"

10/2/98
Darren Garnier, Columbia University
"The Levitated Dipole Experiment"

10/7/98
Paul Bellan, Caltech
"Laboratory Simulation of Solar Prominence Eruption"

10/9/98
Adren Juan, Alfven Lab
"Mode Conversion in Toroidal Plasmas: from ICRF down to Alfven and Resistive-Wall Modes"

10/30/98
Zhihong Lin, Princeton
"Particle Simulations of Turbulence and Transport in Magnetized Plasmas"

11/6/98
Erich Kunhardt, Stevens Institute of Technology
"Plasma Suite: (1) Generation, diagnostics, and applications atmospheric (2) Non-linear collective excitations in 2-dimensional plasmas (3) Chaos in di-magnetic-Keppler traps (4) Acoustic show-aves in collisional plasmas"

11/30/98
Yue-Hoong Qian
"A Systematic Approach to Solving a Classical Nonlinear Problem"

12/4/98
Yu-Yun Kuo, MIT
"Metric Estimation for a Staring Infrared Sensor"

1/29/99
Bruce Lipshultz, MIT
"Exploring the Synergism Between Atomic and Plasma Physics in Alcator C-Mod"

2/5/99
Harry Warren, Harvard
"High Resolution Observation of the Sun with the Transition Region and Coronal Explorer"

2/19/99
Christof Litwin, University of Chicago
"Accretion stream Propagation in Compact Object Magnetospheres"

5/5/99
Brad Rice, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
"Recent Progress in Advanced Tokamak Configurations in DIII-D"

5/10/99
Piero Martin, University of Padova
"Recent Results in RFX Reversed Field Pinch Experiment"

5/12/99
Wallace Manheimer, Naval Research Lab
"Back to the Future: The Historical, Scientific, Naval, and Environmental Case for Fission Fusion"

4/9/99
Jaeyoung Park, Los Alamos National Lab
"A Novel Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Source: Discharge Physics, Chemistry, and its Application"

4/16/99
Hutch Neilson, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Progress in the Design of Compact Stellarator Experiments"

4/23/99
David Gates, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Initial Results from NSTX"

4/30/99
Nathaniel Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Novel Plasma Acceleration Schemes"

5/7/99
Adil Hassam, University of Maryland
"Centrifugally Confined Plasmas: An Alternative Concept for Fusion"


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