Plasma Physics Colloquium 2004-2005

The Plasma Physics Colloquium meets on Friday afternoons, when classes are in session, from 2:00-3:00 PM in Room 210 or 214 Mudd (unless otherwise noted).
 

Fall 2004 Coordinator, Prof. Thomas Pedersen
Spring 2005 Coordinator, Prof. Amiya Sen
 

9/24/04
Amitava Bhattacharjee, University of New Hampshire
"Magnetic Reconnection: From Fusion to Astrophysics"

10/1/04
Nils Basse, M.I.T. Plasma Science & Fusion Center
"Turbulence in Tokamaks & Stellarators"

10/8/04
Darren Garnier, M.I.T. Plasma Science & Fusion Center
"First Plasma in the Levitated Dipole Experiment"

10/15/04
Parvez Guzdar, Univ. of Maryland
"Generation of Zonal Flows & L-H Transitions in Tokamak: Application to DIII-D"

10/22/04
John Bollinger, NIST Boulder
"Liquid & Crystalline Plasmas in Ion Traps"

10/29/04
Hantao Ji, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Study of Magnetorotational Instability in a Short Couette Flow of Liquid Gallium"

11/5/04
No Colloquium

11/12/04
No Colloquium

11/19/04
No Colloquium

11/26/04
No Colloquium

12/3/04
Dick Majeski, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Liquid lithium experiments in CDX-U & the Lithium Tokamak eXperiment (LTX)"

12/10/04
Cary Forest, Univ. of Wisconsin
"Stabilizing the External Kink in a Line-tied Screw Pinch Using Moving Metal Walls"

1/28/05
Roscoe B. White, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Zonal Flow Dynamics and Anomalous Transport"

2/4/05
Bruno Coppi, Physics, MIT
"Open Questions in the Theory and Understanding of Transport of Energy, Particles and Angular Momentum Due to Plasma Collective Modes"

2/11/05
Stewart Zweben, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Edge Turbulence Imaging in NSTX"

2/18/05
Ady Hershcovitch, Brookhaven N'tl Lab
"Electron Beam Self-pinched Propagation and Welding with Plasma Window"

2/25/05
No Colloquium

3/4/05
Martin Greenwald, MIT Plasma Science & Fusion Center
"Core and Edge Transport in Alcator C-Mod - Connections Across the Separatrix"

3/11/05
Wei-li Lee, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Steady State Global Simulations of Microturbulence"

3/18/05
No Colloquium

3/25/05
No Colloquium

4/1/05
Harry Mynick, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"The Effect of Fluctuations on Neoclassical Transport in Stellarators and Tokamaks"

4/8/05
Michael Zarnstorff, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Equilibrium and Stability of High-beta Plasmas in W7AS"

4/15/05
Philip Efthimion, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Recent Results from the Paul Trap Simulator Experiment"

4/22/05
Fausto Cattaneo, Univ. of Chicago
“Challenges to the Theory of Astrophysical Dynamos”

4/29/05
A.B. Hassam, Univ. of Maryland
"Centrifugally Confined Plasmas For Fusion:Results From the Maryland Centrifugal
Experiment (MCX)"

5/6/05
Patrick Diamond, Univ. of California, San Diego
"Dynamics of Zonal Flows and Fields in Plasmas"

5/11/05
Mitsuru Kikuchi, Naka Fusion Research Establishment, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
"Introduction of JAERI Fusion Research and Strategic Plan for Fusion Energy Development"


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