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PPPL in the spotlight: national CBS news program focuses on fusion energy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and Steve Cowley, PPPL’s director, were featured on the July 23 “CBS Saturday Morning.”
1-Aug-2022 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PPPL launches project to build the Princeton Plasma Innovation Center

PPPL moved forward with plans to build the Princeton Plasma Innovation Center (PPIC), a new state-of-the-art office and laboratory building and the first new building on campus in 50 years. The project kicked off during a meeting with architects on...
29-Jul-2022 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smaller, stronger magnets could improve devices that harness the fusion power of the sun and stars

PPPL researchers have found a way to build powerful magnets smaller than before, aiding the design and construction of machines that could help the world harness the power of the sun to create electricity without producing greenhouse gases that...
25-Jul-2022 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Go with the Flow: New Findings About Moving Electricity Could Improve Fusion Devices

PPPL researchers have found that updating a mathematical model to include a physical property known as resistivity could lead to the improved design of doughnut-shaped fusion facilities known as tokamaks.
19-Jul-2022 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PPPL scientists propose solution to a long-puzzling fusion problem

New finding could solve a paradox in spherical tokamak fusion experiments.
13-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Discovering an Unsuspected Hurdle for Stellarator Fusion Facilities

Story reveals a potentially critical issue for stellarator designers to avoid.
12-Jul-2022 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Feedback System Can Improve Efficiency of Fusion Reactions

PPPL scientists have refined the use of magnetic fields to improve the performance of doughnut-shaped fusion facilities known as tokamaks. The improved technique protects internal parts from damage by instabilities and allows tokamaks to operate for...
9-Jun-2022 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Uncovering a Novel Way to Bring to Earth the Energy That Powers the Sun and Stars

PPPL scientists have uncovered critical new details about fusion facilities that use lasers to compress the fuel that produces fusion energy. The new data could help lead to the improved design of future laser facilities that harness the fusion...
8-Jun-2022 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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PPPL expert details plans for a fusion pilot plant for presidential advisors

Article describes presentation to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology the report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that calls for rapidly assembling public, private and university...
11-Nov-2021 12:05 PM EST

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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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