Plasma Physics Colloquium 2014-2015

9/5/14
David Smithe, Tech-X Corporation
“Plasma in Contact with Metal: RF Antenna Near Field Behaviors in Tokamaks”
Host: Francesco Volpe
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9/19/14
John Sarff, University of Wisconsin
"MST and the Reversed Field Pinch"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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10/3/14
Dylan Brennan, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Control of linear modes in cylindrical resistive MHD with a resistive wall, plasma rotation, and complex gain"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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10/10/14
David Gates, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"The Origins of Tokamak Density Limit Scalings"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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11/14/14
Alexey Arefiev, University of Texas at Austin
"Super-ponderomotive electrons in laser-irradiated plasmas"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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12/5/14
Riccardo Betti, University of Rochester
"Status and prospects for burning plasmas via laser fusion"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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Spring 2015

1/23/15
Francesca Turco, Columbia University / General Atomics
"Modelling and Experimenting with ITER: the MHD Challenge"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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2/20/15
Ady Hershcovitch, BNL
"Plasma Physics R&D for Some non-Fusion Physics & Industrial Applications"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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3/6/15
Alexander Fridman, Drexel University
"Plasma Medicine: Fundamentals and Applications"
Host: Francesco Volpe

3/20/15
Maurizio A. Ottaviani, CEA IRFM
"The flux coordinates independent (FCI) approach to plasma turbulence simulations"
Host: Michael Mauel

4/3/15 
Stewart Prager, PPPL
"Fusion and Plasma Research at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory"
Host: Francesco Volpe

4/10/15
Francesco Paolo Orsitto, ENEA Frascati, Italy
"DEMO Design and Diagnostics: a Summary of the Studies in EU"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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4/17/15
Francesco Paolo Orsitto, ENEA Frascati, Italy
"A Short Overview of the Research Plan of the Tokamak JT60SA"
Host: Francesco Volpe
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5/1/15
Ed Synakowski, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
"Leading Challenges and Scientific Transformation in the Fusion Sciences"
Host: Michael Mauel

5/8/15
Steven A. Sabbagh, Columbia University/PPPL
"Global MHD Mode Stabilization for Disruption Avoidance in Tokamaks"
Host: Francesco Volpe

5/15/15
Jeremy Hanson, Columbia University/General Atomics
"Measuring and controlling resistive wall mode stability on DIII-D"
Host: Francesco Volpe


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