Plasma Physics Colloquium 2001-2002

Fall 2001 Coordinator: Michael Mauel
Spring 2002 Coordinator: Allen Boozer

8/13/01
Alan Glasser, LANL
"The DCON Code for Rapid Determination of the Stability of Axizymmetric Toroidal Plasmas"

9/28/01
Joel Fajans, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
"Autoresonance"

10/12/01
Cliff Surko, UC
"Real Antimatter: Positron Plasmas and Trap-Based Beams"

10/19/01
Eric Fredrickson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Observation of Compressional Alfven Modes on NSTX"

11/9/01
Phillip Sprangle, Naval Rsch Lab
"Ultra Short Intense Laser Pulse Interaction and Propagation in the Atmosphere"

11/16/01
Steven Zweben, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Edge Turbulence Imaging in Alcator D-Mod and NSTX"

12/7/01
Steven Sabbagh, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Experimental High Beta Spherical Torus Plasmas in NSTX"

2/2/02
Richard F. Ellis, University of Maryland
"The Maryland Experiment (MCX): Centrifugal Confinement for Magnetic Fusion Energy"

2/15/02
Harry Warren, Harvard-Smithsonian
"Observations and Modeling of the Active Solar Corona"

2/22/02
Elena Belova, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Kinetic Stability of the Field Reversed Configuration (FRC)"

3/1/02
Gennady Shvets, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Electronmagnetically Induced Transparency (EIT) of Magnetized Plasma: Can Microwaves Travel Through Walls?"

3/2/02
Raffi Nazikian, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory  - CANCELLED

3/29/02
Neil Pomphrey, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Flexibility Calculations for NCSX"

4/12/02
Eric Blackman, University of Rochester
"Recent Progress in Magnetic Dynamo Theory"

4/19/02
E.J. Synakowski, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"The National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) Research Program and
Progress Towards High Beta, Long Pulse Operating Scenarios"

4/26/02
Xianzhu Tang, LANL
"Helicity Injection in Laboratory and Space"

5/3/02

Richard T. Lahey, Rensselaer Polytechnic
"Sonoluminescence and the Search for Bubble Fusion"

6/4/02

Karl Lackner, European Fusion Agreement
"ITER as a Physics Experiment"


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