Plasma Physics Colloquium

The Plasma Physics Colloquium meets on select Fridays, during the academic year, at 2:00 PM in room 214 Mudd (unless other wise noted).

Coordinators: Michael Mauel & Gerald Navratil

Spring 2020

1/31/2020, 2:00 PM, 210 Mudd

Carlos Paz-Soldan, General Atomics
"The case for negative triangularity operation with a divertor in the DIII-D tokamak"

2/28/2020, 2:00 PM, 210 Mudd
Stuart Hudson, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Can Constructing “Chaotic coordinates” Help to Understand Transport in Non-Integrable Dynamical Systems?"


Fall 2019

12/5/19, 2:00 PM, 210 Mudd
Carey Forest, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Shocks, Winds and Reconnection in the Big Red Ball”
Host: Michael Mauel

11/14/19, Thursday, 11:00 AM, 214 Mudd
Seth Dorfman, UCLA
"Nature's Keys: Using Basic Plasma Physics to Unlock our World"
Host: Michael Mauel

11/8/19, Friday, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Kenneth Hammond, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
"Drift effects on W7-X edge heat and particle fluxes"
Host: Michael Mauel

11/1/19, Friday, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Egemen Kolemen, Princeton University
“Engineering Solutions for Fusion Energy: Control and Liquid Metals"
Host: Michael Mauel

10/10/19, Thursday, 1:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Carlos Paz-Soldan, General Atomics
"The Measurement and Control of Relativistic Electrons in Tokamaks"
Hosts: Michael Mauel & Gerald A. Navratil

10/4/19, Friday, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Thomas Sunn Pederson, Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics
"Recent results from the stellarator Wendelstein 7-X"
Host: Michael Mauel

8/26/19, Monday, 2:00 PM, 214 Mudd
Prabhakar Srivastav, Institute for Plasma Research
"Study of Plasma Transport due to Electron Temperature Gradient Induced Turbulence in Large Volume Plasma Device"

Host: Michael Mauel

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Plasma Physics Colloquium Archive

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