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Fusion Breakthroughs Among Highlights of the Department of Energy’s Research Milestones During the Past 40 Years

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Article describes fusion breakthroughs cited by DOE Office of Science among research milestones of the past 40 years.
16-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Mysteries of Plasma and Solar Eruptions Earn PPPL Graduate an Astrophysics Prize

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Article describes dissertation award for graduate of Princeton University Department of Astrophysical Sciences.
13-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Smooth Sailing: PPPL Develops an Integrated Approach to Understand How to Better Control Plasma Instabilities

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PPPL physicist Francesca Poli and coauthors recently published findings that describe an approach that for the first time simultaneously simulates the plasma, the magnetic islands, and the feedback control from waves that provide so-called electron...
12-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Lithium — It’s Not Just for Batteries: The Powdered Metal Can Reduce Instabilities in Fusion Plasmas, Scientists Find

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Scientists have found that lithium powder can eliminate instabilities known as edge-localized modes (ELMs) when used to coat a tungsten plasma-facing component called the “divertor.”
6-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Two PPPL physicists, David Johnson and Charles Skinner, named ITER Scientist Fellows

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Physicists David Johnson and Charles Skinner named ITER Scientist Fellows.
29-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Theoretical Physicist Elena Belova Named to Editorial Board of Physics of Plasmas

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Theoretical physicist Elena Belova named to editorial board of Physics of Plasmas
23-Jan-2018 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ten Stories in 2017 You May Have Missed, Plus a Bonus

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Article lists 10 PPPL stories, plus a bonus, that readers may have missed in 2017.
8-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Feathering the Plasma Nest: Tiny Structures Help Prevent Short Circuits in Plasma Devices

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Article describes method of preventing plasma from causing short circuits in machines such as spacecraft thrusters.
21-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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