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Scientists propose a novel method for controlling fusion reactions

Researchers at the DOE's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have developed a pulsed method for stabilizing magnetic islands that can cause disruptions in fusion plasmas.
4-Aug-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Will Fox wins 2020 John Dawson Award for producing new insights into astrophysical shockwaves

Profile of PPPL winner of APS Dawson Award for outstanding achievement in plasma physics research.
30-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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First results of an upgraded experiment highlight the value of lithium for the creation of fusion energy

Initial results of the Lithium Tokamak Experiment-Beta (LTX-β) at PPPL show that the enhancements significantly improve performance of the plasma that will fuel future fusion reactors.
29-Jul-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Accomplished early career physicist is first recipient of fellowship that honors pioneering PPPL physicist Robert Ellis Jr.

An early career physicist with a strong background in plasma physics has been named to a new postdoctoral fellowship named for Robert Ellis Jr., a pioneering physicist at PPPL, that is aimed at diversifying the plasma physics field.
28-Jul-2020 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Doctoral graduate Yuan Shi wins 2020 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award

Profile of Yuan Shi, graduate of the Princeton Program in Plasma Physics based at PPPL and winner of this year's Outstanding Thesis Award presented by the American Physical Society.
23-Jul-2020 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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While birds chirp, plasma shouldn’t: New insight could advance development of fusion energy

Scientists at PPPL have furthered understanding of a barrier that can prevent doughnut-shaped fusion facilities known as tokamaks from operating at high efficiency by causing vital heat to be lost from them.
21-Jul-2020 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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From Nashville to New Hampshire, PPPL’s student interns do research, attend classes and socialize from their home computers

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's internship program this summer has gone virtual with 47 interns working on research projects from home.
13-Jul-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Barbara Harrison brings experience and human resource skills to new position of equity, diversity and inclusion business partner

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has appointed Barbara Harrison, who has 19 years of experience in recruiting, to a new position spearheading PPPL's equity, diversity and inclusion efforts.
13-Jul-2020 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Steve Cowley: The knight who leads the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has “the most fun job”

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

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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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PPPL Collaborators Congratulate Team at Wendelstein 7-X Fusion Reactor

2-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST

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