Plasma Physics Colloquium 2012-2013

9/14/12, 210 Mudd
Darren Garnier, Columbia University/Plasma Science and Fusion Center, MIT
LDX: The Levitated Dipole Experiment
Host: Michael Mauel

9/21/12, 214 Mudd
John Wright, Plasma Science and Fusion Center, MIT
"Evolution of RF-generated non-thermal ion and
electron distributions under ICRF and LHRF"

Host: Francesco Volpe

10/12/12
No seminar

10/19/12, 214 Mudd
Gennady Shvets, University of Texas at Austin
"Plasmonic metamaterials and their applications to renewable energy and life sciences"
Host: Francesco Volpe

11/16/12, 210 Mudd
Snezhana Abarzhi, University of Chicago
"Turbulent mixing: problems, concepts, solutions"
Host: Michael Mauel

11/30/12, 210 Mudd
Kristina Lynch, Dartmouth
"Measuring auroral plasma processes"
Host: Francesco Volpe

12/7/12 , 12 Noon, 214 Mudd
Antoine Cerfon, Courant Institute, NYU
"Fast computation of three dimensional MHD equilibria"
Host: Francesco Volpe

12/14/12, 214 Mudd
Xabier Sarasola, IPP Greifswald, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
"Progress toward the creation of electron-positron plasmas in a stellarator"
Host: Francesco Volpe

2/22/13, Room 210 Mudd
Richard Majeski, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Liquid Metal Walls for Fusion Reactors and the Lithium Tokamak eXperiment (LTX)"
Host: Francesco Volpe

3/15/13
, Room 210 Mudd
Ron Prater, General Atomics
"Physics of Electron Cyclotron Heating and Current Drive"
Host: Francesco Volpe

3/27/13, 9 AM, Room 210 Mudd
Special Plasma Physics Seminar
D. del-Castillo-Negrete, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
"Tensor product decomposition methods for multiscale analysis, data compression, denoising, and projective integration"
Host: Andrew Cole

4/5/13, Room 214 Mudd
Scott Baalrud, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa
"An Effective Potential Theory for Transport Coefficients Across Coupling Regimes"
Host: Andrew Cole

4/19/13, Room 210 Mudd
Masayuki Ono, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade: Status and Plan"
Host: Francesco Volpe

4/22/13, Monday, 2:30 PM, Room 210 Mudd
Special Plasma Physics Colloquium
Joaquim Loizu, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
"The role of the sheath in magnetized plasma fluid turbulence" 

5/3/13
, Room 210 Mudd

Fatima Ebrahimi, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Momentum transport and dynamo process in flowing plasmas"
Host: Francesco Volpe

5
/10/13, Room 214 Mudd
Robyn Millan, Dartmouth
"Dynamics of Radiation Belt Electrons and the BARREL Experiment"
Host: Michael Mauel


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