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Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Seminars at the psfc

Fall 2014
Seminar Series

Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule

All Seminars are on Friday at 3PM, unless otherwise noted.
NW17-218, 175 Albany Street, Cambridge

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September 24
Wednesday, 11 AM
Dmitri Ryutov

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Snowflake divertor: how it works

October 2
Thursday, 3 PM

David Johnson

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Development of diagnostics for ITER


October 10

Scott Wilks

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Kinetic effects in collisional plasma near material interfaces


November 7
Carlos Paz-Soldan

General Atomics

Advances in non-axisymmetric field research on DIII-D

November 14

Paul Woskov

MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Gyrotron drilling full bore


November 21

Greg Hammett and Ammar Hakim

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

A new edge gyrokinetic code: physics challenges and new discontinuous
Galerkin algorithms


December 5

Andrea Schmidt
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Kinetic modeling and ion probe beam experiments in a dense
plasma focus Z-pinch


December 12
Francesca Poli

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Secrets of ITER revealed by advanced modeling


December 19
Michael Zarnstorff

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Advances and opportunities with stellarators



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