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PPPL Scientists Deliver New High-Resolution Diagnostic to National Laser Facility


Scientists from the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have built and delivered a high-resolution X-ray spectrometer for the largest and most powerful laser facility in the world.
21-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physicist David Gates Named Editor-in-Chief of Plasma, a New Online Journal


Article announces David Gates' appointment as editor-in-chief of Plasma magazine
20-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

PPPL Honors Grierson and Greenough for Distinguished Research and Engineering Achievements


Article describes PPPL's presentation of 2017 Kaul Prize and Distinguished Engineering Fellow awards.
13-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Plasma From Lasers Can Shed Light on Cosmic Rays, Solar Eruptions


A team of researchers led by PPPL physicist Will Fox recently used lasers to create conditions that mimic astrophysical behavior. The laboratory technique enables the study of outer-space-like plasma in a controlled and reproducible environment.
10-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Reaching New Heights: Physicists Improve the Vertical Stability of Superconducting Korean Fusion Device


Article describes international collaboration that has improved stability on KSTAR tokamak in South Korea.
6-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Blob That Ate the Tokamak: Physicists Gain Understanding of How Bubbles at the Edge of Plasmas Can Drain Heat and Reduce Fusion Reaction Efficiency


Scientists at PPPL have completed new simulations that could provide insight into how blobs at the plasma edge behave. The simulations, produced by a code called XGC1 developed by a national team based at PPPL, performed kinetic simulations of two...
19-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Design Using Loops of Liquid Metal Can Improve Future Fusion Power Plants, Scientists Say


Article describes proposed design for production of steady-state plasma in future fusion power plants.
17-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL Takes Detailed Look at 2-D Structure of Turbulence in Tokamaks


Article describes study of cross-correlation of turbulence in tokamaks.
13-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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