Shake, rattle, roll: Turbulence found to disrupt the crucial magnetic fields in fusion energy devices
Scientists at PPPL have discovered that turbulence may play an increased role in affecting the self-driven, or bootstrap, current in plasma that is necessary for tokamak fusion reactions.
18-Oct-2019 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Surprise discovery shows that turbulence at the edge of the plasma may facilitate production of fusion energy.
16-Oct-2019 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Bob Ellis: New chief engineer at PPPL has designed components for fusion experiments around the world
PPPL's new chief engineer has collaborated on major fusion experiments in the U.S. and around the world in his 38-year career at the Laboratory.
15-Oct-2019 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A look at four INFUSE projects to speed the development of fusion energy that PPPL is working on.
15-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Princeton University officially launches a new supercomputer, Traverse, that will accelerate development of the science at PPPL to bring the fusion that powers the sun and stars to Earth.
11-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers have constructed a framework for starting and raising a fusion plasma to temperatures rivaling the sun in hundreds of milliseconds.
9-Oct-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Profile of physicist Stefan Gerhardt who has been elected a 2019 fellow of the American Physical Society.
3-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Barbara Garcia, a Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program participant, used the resourcefulness and independence she acquired as a first-generation college student during her summer of research at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.
24-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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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.
1-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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