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

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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

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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

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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

Updated Computer Code Improves Prediction of Energetic Particle Motion in Plasma Experiments

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A computer code used by physicists around the world to analyze and predict tokamak experiments can now approximate the behavior of highly energetic atomic nuclei, or ions, in fusion plasmas more accurately than ever.
9-Aug-2017 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL Researchers Perform First Basic Physics Simulation of the Impact of Recycled Atoms on Plasma Turbulence

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Article describes simulation of impact of recycled atoms on plasma turbulence.
24-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Create First Laboratory Generation of High-Energy Shock Waves That Accelerate Astrophysical Particles

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Feature describes first laboratory generation of high-energy shock waves.
14-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Machine Learning Technique Offers Insight Into Plasma Behavior

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A paper by graduate student Matthew Parsons describes the application of machine learning to avoiding plasma disruptions, which will be crucial to ensuring the longevity of future large tokamaks.
13-Jul-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL Researchers Demonstrate First Hot Plasma Edge in a Fusion Facility

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Article describes first experimental finding of constant temperature throughout a fusion plasma.
5-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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