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PPPL Honors Grierson and Greenough for Distinguished Research and Engineering Achievements


Article describes PPPL's presentation of 2017 Kaul Prize and Distinguished Engineering Fellow awards.
13-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Plasma From Lasers Can Shed Light on Cosmic Rays, Solar Eruptions


A team of researchers led by PPPL physicist Will Fox recently used lasers to create conditions that mimic astrophysical behavior. The laboratory technique enables the study of outer-space-like plasma in a controlled and reproducible environment.
10-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Reaching New Heights: Physicists Improve the Vertical Stability of Superconducting Korean Fusion Device


Article describes international collaboration that has improved stability on KSTAR tokamak in South Korea.
6-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Blob That Ate the Tokamak: Physicists Gain Understanding of How Bubbles at the Edge of Plasmas Can Drain Heat and Reduce Fusion Reaction Efficiency


Scientists at PPPL have completed new simulations that could provide insight into how blobs at the plasma edge behave. The simulations, produced by a code called XGC1 developed by a national team based at PPPL, performed kinetic simulations of two...
19-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Design Using Loops of Liquid Metal Can Improve Future Fusion Power Plants, Scientists Say


Article describes proposed design for production of steady-state plasma in future fusion power plants.
17-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL Takes Detailed Look at 2-D Structure of Turbulence in Tokamaks


Article describes study of cross-correlation of turbulence in tokamaks.
13-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL and General Atomics team up to make TRANSP code widely available


Feature describes coupling of TRANSP and OMFIT codes to expand the TRANSP global
6-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Led by PPPL Provides Reassurance That Heat Flux Will Be Manageable in ITER


Article describes simulated prediction of heat flux that ITER divertor plates will be able to tolerate.
26-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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