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Mathematical noodling leads to new insights into an old fusion problem

Scientists at PPPL have gained new insight into a common type of plasma hiccup that interferes with fusion reactions. These findings could help bring fusion energy closer to reality.
30-Jun-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists develop new tool to design better fusion devices

Researchers have demonstrated that an advanced computer code could help design stellarators confine the essential heat from plasma fusion more effectively.
24-Jun-2020 6:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quest, PPPL’s annual research magazine, reports breakthroughs and discoveries during the past year

News release announcing online publication of the research magazine Quest.
22-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Matthew Kunz, Princeton and PPPL astrophysicist, receives prestigious NSF dual-purpose award

Profile of recipient of five-year NSF award to study the evolution of astrophysical magnetic fields and establish a summer school to attract women and underrepresented minorities to plasma physics.
19-Jun-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A proven method for stabilizing efforts to bring fusion power to Earth

Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and General Atomics have demonstrated a method for stabilizing fusion plasmas by suppressing edge localized modes (ELMs).
17-Jun-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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PPPL ramps up activities for diagnostics for ITER fusion experiment

The U.S. Department of Laboratory's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory will lead the design and construction of several diagnostics for ITER, the international fusion experiment. At the same time, engineers are completing design work on a microwave...
11-Jun-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Groundbreaking University of Maryland Physicist Wins Princeton Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship to Bring Her Mathematical Skills to PPPL

Article profiles standout doctoral graduate who has developed a unique mathematical means to facilitate the development of stellarator fusion facilities.
8-Jun-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New research deepens understanding of Earth’s interaction with the solar wind

A team of scientists at PPPL and Princeton University has reproduced a process that occurs in space to deepen understanding of what happens when the Earth encounters the solar wind.
2-Jun-2020 4:15 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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