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A prize-winning measurement device could aid a wide range of industries

Companies dealing with liquids ranging from wastewater to molten metals could benefit from a prize-winning device developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University.
18-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nat Fisch receives Fusion Power Associates’ Distinguished Career Award

Feature describes lifetime career award for PPPL physicist and professor Nat Fisch.
12-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engage Engines! New Research Illuminates Complex Processes Inside Plasma Propulsion Systems for Satellites

New research involving computer simulations gives physicists confidence that they can peer into the inner workings of plasma thrusters.
11-Sep-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Discovered: Optimal Magnetic Fields for Suppressing Instabilities in Tokamaks

Embargoed news release reports discovery of important new method for reducing instabilities in fusion plasmas without triggering fresh instabilities that can damage a fusion facility's walls.
6-Sep-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New graduate student summer school launches at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Graduate physics students from across the country recently descended on PPPL for the first PPPL Graduate Summer School — a series of lectures the week of Aug. 13 on topics in the field of plasma physics and an opportunity to meet other students...
4-Sep-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Artificial intelligence project to help bring the power of the sun to Earth is picked for first U.S. exascale system

Piece describes selection of deep learning system for predicting fusion disruptions as one of 10 Aurora Early Science exascale projects.
27-Aug-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Undergraduate Students Extoll Benefits of National Laboratory Research Internships in Fusion and Plasma Science

On August 15, a cohort of undergraduate students who had participated in the Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship and Community College Internship programs presented the results of the plasma physics work they had completed since their...
23-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Steady as she goes: Scientists tame damaging plasma instabilities and pave the way for efficient fusion on Earth

In a set of recent experiments, scientists have tamed a damaging plasma instability in a way that could lead to the efficient and steady-state operation of ITER, the international tokamak experiment under construction in France to demonstrate the...
22-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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