Plasma Physics Colloquium 2002-2003

Fall 2002 Coordinator: Thomas Pedersen
Spring 2003 Coordinator: Michael Mauel

9/13/02
Paul Vandenplas, Ecole Royale Miletaire
"Progress on ITER Negotiations & the European View on Development of Fusion as an Engery Source"

9/20/02
Stuart Hudson, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Constructing Integrable High-Pressure Full-Current Free-Boundary Stellerator Magnetohydrodynamic Equilibrium Solutions"

9/27/02
Klaus Lackner, Columbia University
"Do Fossil Fuels Have a Future?"

10/4/02
Wei-li Lee, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Gyrokinetic Particle Simulations & Integrated Modeling"

10/18/02

Eric Gilson, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"The Paul Trap Simulator Experiment"

10/25/02
Chris Hegna, University of Wisconsin
"Ideal Ballooning Stability Boundaries in 3-D Configurations"

11/1/02
Bill Dorland, University of Maryland
"Gyrokinetic Plasma Turbulence"

11/22/02
Robert Granetz, MIT PSFC
"Disruptions & Alcator C-Mod's New Direction"

12/6/02
Christine Celata, Lawrence Berkeley
"Heavy Ion Fusion Experiments - Present & Future"

1/31/03
Jan Egedal, MIT PSFC
"Laboratory Observation of Fast Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection"

2/14/03
Olaf Grulke, MIT PSFC
"Laboratory Experiments on Drift Waves: From Single Coherent Modes to Turbulence"

2/21/03
Daniel Clark, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Raman Laser Amplification and Compression in Preformed & Ionizing Plasmas"

2/28/03
Andrei Simakov, MIT PSFC
"Stability of Axisymmetric Plasmas iin Closed Line Magnetic Fields"

3/7/03
Steve Kahn, Columbia University
"The Recent Revolution in Astrophysical X-Ray Spectroscopy"

3/14/03
Mordecai Mac Low, Museum of Natural History
"MHD in Star Formation Regions"

4/4/03

Roger Raman, NSTX Princeton
"Coaxial Helicity Injection for Non Inductive Plasma Start-up in NSTX"

4/11/03
Charles Kessel, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Advanced Tokamak Plasmas and Their Control"

4/18/03
Robert Rosner, University of Chicago
"White Caps on White Dwarfs"

5/2/03
David Meyerhofe, University of Rochester
"Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Research"

5/9/03
Richard Temkin, MIT PSFC
"A Photonic Bandgap Gyrotron"

5/16/03
Richard Fitzpatrick, University of Texas
"An Improved Model of the Resistive Wall Mode in Tokamaks"


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