Plasma Physics Colloquium 2016-2017

2016-2017 Coordinators: Andrew Cole & Michael Mauel


9/23/16
Friday, 1:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Allen Boozer, Columbia University
"Relativistic Electrons and Magnetic Reconnection in ITER"
Host: Andrew Cole

10/3/16
Monday, 3:00 PM, 210 Mudd (APAM Conference Room)
Sergey Smolentsev, UCLA
“Recent MHD Thermofluids activities for fusion blanket applications in the US”
Host: Francesco Volpe

10/14/16
Friday, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Max Roberts, Dartmouth
"Design and Testing of a New Low-Resource, Multi-Point Diagnostic for In-Situ Measurement of Thermal Ionospheric Plasma"
Host: Jeff Levesque

10/28/16
Friday, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Bruce Remington, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Topic: National Ignition Facility (NIF) Discovery Science program
Host: Michael Mauel

12/2/16
Friday, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Caitano da Silva, Dartmouth
"Coupling of Atmospheric Regions by Transient Plasmas"
Host: Max Roberts

2/17/17
Matt Landreman, University of Maryland, College Park
"An improved current potential method for fast computation of stellarator coil shapes"
Host: Francesco Volpe

3/30/17
Thursday, 10:30 AM, 210 Mudd
Francesco Orsitto, ENEA Frascati, Italy
"Pulsed Polarimetry: A technique for measuring electron temperature in fusion reactor plasmas"
Host: Francesco Volpe

4/7/17
Francesco Orsitto, ENEA Frascati, Italy
“Tokamak reactor scenarios and implication on reactor design, diagnostics and controls”
Host: Francesco Volpe

4/28/17
Hong Qin, Princeton University
"Structure-preserving geometric algorithms for plasma physics"
Host: Francesco Volpe

5/26/17
Venkat Selvamanickam, University of Houston
“Thin film High Temperature Superconductor Tapes for High Magnetic Field Applications”
Host: Francesco Volpe

6/16/17
David Gates, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Stellarator Research Needs for Fusion Energy Development"
Host: Francesco Volpe

7/14/17
Riccardo Roccella, ITER Organization
1. ITER Procedures for electromagnetic analyses
2. Asymmetric distribution of Toroidal Eddy Currents ATEC to explain AVDE loads in JET (and ITER
)
Host: Jeff Levesque
 


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