Plasma Seminars

Physics and Astronomy Building (PAB) Room 4-330
Seminar Coordinator: Seth Dorfman

Summer 2018

 
Date Speaker Affiliation Talk title Flyer with abstract

Thursday, July 12, 2018

1:00PM

Dennis Papadopoulos

University of Maryland

Saving the planet from killer electrons

Flyer

Monday, July 23, 2018

1:40PM

refreshments at 1:30

Leon Ofman

CUA/NASA GSFC

Fast EUV Waves in the Solar Corona: Observations and Models Flyer

 Spring 2018

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk title Flyer with abstract
Thursday, May 1, 2018
1:00PM
BaPSF, Rehab Building Room 15-70

Saskia Mordijck

The College of William and Mary

Particle transport from the bottom up

Flyer
Thursday, May 17, 2018
1:00PM

PSTI Seminar

Tammy Ma

National Ignition Facility, LLNL

Creating a Star on Earth: Status of Ignition Experiments at the NIF

Flyer
Monday, June 11, 2018
1:00PM
BaPSF, Rehab Building Room 15-70
Hyeon Park Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea Validation of "Full Rennection Model" of the Sawtooth Crash Flyer

Winter 2018

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk title Flyer with abstract

Wednesday,

February 21
2:00PM

Xiangrong "Sean" Fu

New Mexico Consortium (Los Alamos)

Parametric Decay Instability and Dissipation of Low-frequency Alfvén Waves in Low-beta Turbulent Plasmas

Flyer

Wednesday,

March 14
2:00PM

Professor Gunsu S. Yun Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

Ion cyclotron harmonic waves in the boundary of magnetized toroidal plasma

Flyer

Spring 2017

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk title Flyer with abstract

Friday, April 21
1-2PM

Shawn Tang UCLA

Parametric investigation of compressional and global Alfvén eigenmode instability and effect on thermal confinement in NSTX-U

Flyer
Friday, May 19
1-2PM
Gregory Howes University of Iowa

Understanding Turbulent Heating in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas

Flyer

Winter 2017

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk title Flyer with abstract

Thursday, Jan 12
2-3PM

Matthew Gomez Sandia National Labs

Pulsed-Power-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion Research on the Z Facility

Flyer

Fall 2016

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk title Flyer with abstract

Friday, Oct 14
1-2PM

Jonathan (Jono) Squire

Caltech

A stringent limit on the amplitude of Alfvénic perturbations in high-beta low-collisionality plasmas Flyer
Friday,
Oct 21
2-3PM
BaPSF, Rehab Bldg 15-70

Giovanni Rossi

Tom Neiser

Ziyan (Zoe) Zhu

UCLA

 

UCLA

 

UCLA

 

Electromagnetic turbulence and transport in increased β LAPD Plasmas

Multi-scale Simulations of DIII-D near-edge L-mode plasmas

Evidence for Chaotic Edge Turbulence in the Alcator C-Mod Tokamak

Flyer
Thursday, Nov 8
2:30-3:30PM
Professor Baonian Wan, Director

Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ASIPP), Hefei, China

Overview of the EAST Tokamak and Plasma Research at ASIPP  Flyer
Thursday, Dec 1
2-3PM

Michael Campanell

LLNL

New Predictions for the Sheath and Presheath Distributions Above Strongly Emitting Surfaces

Flyer

Summer 2016

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk title Flyer with abstract

Thursday, Aug 18
2-3PM
BaPSF, Rehab Bldg 15-70

David Schaffner

Bryn Mawr

Turbulence and Fusion at the Tri-Co: Plasma Research at Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore College

Flyer

Tuesday, Sept 6
2-3PM

Jongsoo Yoo

PPPL

Laboratory studies of reconnection at the magnetopause

Flyer