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PPPL physicist to receive Edison Award for fusion-powered rocket propulsion

PPPL physicist Sam Cohen will receive an Edison Award for his invention with collaborators of a compact rocket engine thruster propelled by a small fusion reactor.
21-Oct-2020 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Invention sparked by COVID-19 pandemic safely disinfects surfaces continuously

A PPPL invention to apply plasma to frequently touched items for continuous disinfection could provide a safe, effective, non-chemical way to reduce pathogens on various high-touch surfaces.
12-Oct-2020 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PPPL physicist wins third place at Innovation Forum for advanced liquid centrifuge invention

Physicist Erik Gilson won third place at the Princeton University Keller Center’s 15th Annual Innovation Forum for his invention with a team of PPPL researchers of an advanced liquid centrifuge.
12-Oct-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Path-setting theoretical physicist Elena Belova elected an APS Fellow

Profile of PPPL physicist Elena Belova, a pioneer in developing hybrid simulation codes in fusion and space plasmas, who has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
7-Oct-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Graduate students gather virtually for summer school at PPPL

Students attending the third annual graduate summer school at PPPL gathered virtually, due to travel restrictions, to get a broad overview of the field of plasma physics.
5-Oct-2020 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Renowned physicist and former diagnostics developer at PPPL wins Asia Pacific plasma physics award

Hyeon Park honored with 2020 Subramanyan Chandrasekhar Prize for Plasma Physics from the Division of Plasma Physics of the Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies. The prize recognizes Park for his work developing an essential diagnostic tool...
28-Sep-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The American Nuclear Society designates the groundbreaking Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor a Nuclear Historic Landmark

The record-setting PPPL tokamak that laid the foundation for future fusion power plants receives the distinguished landmark designation from the the American Nuclear Society.
25-Sep-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists develop forecasting technique that could help advance quest for fusion energy

An international group of researchers has developed a technique that forecasts how tokamaks might respond to unwanted magnetic errors. These forecasts could help engineers design fusion facilities that create a virtually inexhaustible supply of safe...
23-Sep-2020 12:10 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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