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No More Zigzags: Scientists Uncover Mechanism That Stabilizes Fusion Plasmas

Article describes simulation of physics behind elimination of sawtooth instabilities.
17-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Seth Davidovits Wins 2018 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Dissertation Award

Article describes dissertation award won by Seth Davidovits.
13-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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10 Questions for Steven Cowley, New Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Steven Cowley, a theoretical physicist and international authority on fusion energy, became the seventh Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPon July 1 and will be Princeton professor of astrophysical sciences on September 1.
9-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Advances in plasma and fusion science are described in Quest, PPPL’s research magazine

“Our research sheds new light on the function of plasma, the state of matter that comprises 99 percent of the visible universe,” writes Steve Cowley, new director of PPPL. Quest summarizes much of the research that occurred at PPPL over the last...
9-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PPPL diagnostic is key to world record of German fusion experiment

Article describes XICS measurement of W7-X temperature that contributed to stellarator world record.
9-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PPPL Physicists Aim to Unlock Mysteries of Fusion with Early Career Research Awards

Article describes PPPL winner of DOE Early Career Awards.
21-Jun-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New PPPL director Steve Cowley is honored with knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II

Steven Cowley, newly named director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) effective July 1, has received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth “for services to science and the development of nuclear...
12-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Model Sheds Light on Key Physics of Magnetic Islands That Halt Fusion Reactions

Article describes results of new simulation of magnetic islands.
6-Jun-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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