PPPL physicists have identified a method by which instabilities can be tamed and heat can be prevented from leaking from fusion plasma, giving scientists a better grasp on how to optimize conditions for fusion in devices known as tokamaks.
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James Wilson Clark, PPPL’s first deputy director for administrative operations, was a decorated World War II veteran, experienced federal administrator, and active member of the Princeton community
James W. Clark, PPPL's first deputy director for administrative operations, was a decorated World War II veteran with a long career in public service, who died Aug. 6. A memorial service in his honor will be held Dec. 21.
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The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's new rotational engineering program allows early-career engineers to receive a variety of training as they rotate through four different engineering areas during the two-year program.
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Bank on it: Gains in one type of force produced by fusion disruptions are offset by losses in another
Simulations show that halo currents can serve as a proxy for the total force produced by vertical disruptions.
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The U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its green practices in reducing waste, energy, and water, and transportation, and for green purchasing and electronics...
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PPPL physicist Fatima Ebrahimi has used high-resolution computer simulations to confirm the practicality of the CHI start-up technique. The simulations show that CHI could produce electric current continuously in larger, more powerful tokamaks than...
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The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for two projects to encourage entrepreneurship and mentor and encourage potential entrepreneurs.
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PPPL and Princeton University are developing a unique neutron-detector robot for arms control and nuclear security purposes. The robot recently passed a key neutron-detection test.
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Profile of Steve Cowley, new director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory whom the Queen of England knighted in October.
5-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST
An Interview with Shannon Swilley Greco, New Vice Chair of the APS Forum on Outreach and Engaging the Public
Shannon Swilley Greco, a program leader in the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's Science Education Office, is vice chair elect of the American Physical Society's Forum on Outreach and Engaging the Public.
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