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PPPL Physicist Francesca Poli Named ITER Scientist Fellow


Article describes new ITER Scientist Fellow.
21-Sep-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicists Propose New Way to Stabilize Next-Generation Fusion Plasmas


Recent experiments conducted on the DIII-D National Fusion Facility suggest that up to 40 percent of high-energy particles are lost during tokamak fusion reactions because of Alfvén waves.
12-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Team Led by Graduate Student at PPPL Produces Unique Simulation of Magnetic Reconnection


Feature describes new application of fluid model to reconnection in space plasmas.
8-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL Physicists Essential to New Campaign on World’s Most Powerful Stellarator


Feature describes PPPL contribution to resumption of research on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator in Germany.
28-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL Physicist Discovers That Some Plasma Instabilities Can Extinguish Themselves


PPPL physicist Fatima Ebrahimi has for the first time used advanced models to accurately simulate key characteristics of the cyclic behavior of edge-localized modes, a particular type of plasma instability. The findings could help physicists more...
24-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovered: A Quick and Easy Way to Shut Down Instabilities in Fusion Devices


Article describes use of second neutral beam injector to suppress instabilities on the NSTX-U
18-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL Delivers New Key Components to Help Power a Fusion Energy Experiment


Article describes PPPL's design and delivery of pole shields for DIII-D neutral beam injectors.
18-Aug-2017 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Simulation Demonstrates How Exposure to Plasma Makes Carbon Nanotubes Grow


PPPL research performed with collaborators from Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at the State University of New York at Stony Brook has shown how plasma causes exceptionally strong, microscopic structures...
11-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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