Plasma Physics Colloquium 2010-2011

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).


10/22/10
William Dorland, University of Maryland
"Magnetized Plasma Turbulence in Nature and in the Laboratory"
Host: Thomas Pedersen

10/27/10
Wenesday, 1:00 PM, 210 Mudd
Alexei Pankin, Lehigh University
"Integrated modeling of fusion and astrophysical plasmas"
Host: Gerald Navratil

10/29/10
Jan Egedal, M.I.T.
"The Equations of State in Collisionless Reconnection and their Implication
for Electron Energization
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Host: Michael Mauel

11/19/10
James Cooley, Agilent Technologies
"Low pressure microplasmas for chemical and biological analysis"
Host: Thomas Pedersen

12/3/10
Harry Mynick, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Optimizing toroidal configurations for turbulent transport via shaping"
Host: Thomas Pedersen

12/7/10
1:00 PM, 210 Mudd
Francesco Volpe, University of Wisconsin
"Disruption Avoidance by magnetically guiding Locked Modes towards stabilizing Electron Cyclotron Current Drive"
Host: Gerald Navratil

1/21/11
Harry Warren, Naval Research Laboratory
"Are we there yet? The long road to understanding the sun's atmosphere"
Host: Michael Mauel

2/4/11
Andrew Cole, University of Wisconsin
"Peak neoclassical toroidal viscosity in the DIII-D tokamak"
Host: Michael Mauel

2/18/11
George Tynan, UCSD
"Turbulent momentum transport in magnetized plasmas: results from linear devices and thoughts for studies on toroidal confinement devices"
Host: Michael Mauel

2/25/11
Snezhana Abarzhi, University of Chicago
"Turbulent mixing: problems, concepts, solutions"
Host: Michael Mauel

4/8/11
Nathaniel M. Ferraro, General Atomics
"Recent Advances in Calculating the Stability and Response of Fusion Plasmas"
Host: Michael Mauel

4/15/11
Joint Plasma Physics and Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
Vincent M. Donnelly, University of Houston
"Plasma Surface Interactions at a 'Spinning Wall'"
Host: Irving Herman

4/22/11
Jong-Kyu Park, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Announcement
Host: Michael Mauel

5/6/11
IIon Joseph, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Announcement
Host: David Maurer
 


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