NEWS: Chikang Li

Measuring the magnetized universe

A measurement technique developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been instrumental in an international collaboration led by the University of Chicago and the University of Oxford to demonstrate for the first time in the laboratory the existence of turbulent dynamo, an astrophysical process that has long been theorized to explain the present-day magnetization of the Universe.  They reported their findings in an article published this week in Nature Communications

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Chikang Li, Richard Petrasso, Fredrick Seguin

Twelve from MIT honored by American Physical Society

Three members of MIT's PSFC High-Energy-Density Physics Division Richard Petrasso, Chikang Li, and Fredrick Seguin — were honored with the APS John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research.

School of Science

PSFC researchers honored with John Dawson Award

Division Head Richard Petrasso, Senior Research Scientist Chikang Li, and Research Scientist Fredrick Seguin were selected, along with three colleagues from other laboratories, to share the award for “the pioneering use of proton radiography to reveal new aspects of flows, instabilities, and fields in high-energy-density (HED) plasmas.”


Crab Nebula

Chikang Li brings the Crab Nebula to the lab

“How do you design an experiment on Earth to explain mysteries that are happening 6500 light years away, and stretching over thirteen light years of space?” PSFC senior research scientist Chikang Li shows how to experiment on the crab nebula in the lab.