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


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


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


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


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

PPPL-Led Team Wins Major Award of Time on DOE Supercomputers for Fusion Studies in 2017


Article describes ALCC allotment of 269.9 million supercomputer hours to study the complex edge region of fusion plasmas.
22-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S.-China Collaboration Makes Excellent Start in Optimizing Lithium to Control Fusion Plasmas


Feature describes testing different lithium injectors on China's EAST tokamak.
13-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicists Discover That Lithium Oxide on Tokamak Walls Can Improve Plasma Performance


A team of physicists has found that a coating of lithium oxide on the inside of fusion machines known as tokamaks can absorb as much deuterium as pure lithium can.
19-May-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Perform First Basic Physics Simulation of Spontaneous Transition of the Edge of Fusion Plasma to Crucial High-Confinement Mode


PPPL physicists have simulated the spontaneous transition of turbulence at the edge of a fusion plasma to the high-confinement mode that sustains fusion reactions. The research was achieved with the extreme-scale plasma turbulence code XGC developed...
18-May-2017 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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