Plasma Physics Colloquium 2016-2017

2016-2017 Coordinators: Andrew Cole & Michael Mauel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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