Plasma Seminars Winter 2020

Friday January 24, 2020, 1:00pm, PAB 4-330, Matthias Knolker, General Atomics/Oak Ridge Associated Universities: Super H-mode: Optimizing the pedestal to raise performance in future fusion reactors.

Monday, March 2, 2020, 1:00pm, PAB 4-330, Marija Vranic, University of Lisbon: Extreme plasma dynamics in intense laser fields

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 11:00am, PAB 4-330, Alfred Mallet, University of California, Berkeley: The Structure of Plasma Turbulence: Anisotropy, Intermittency and Reconnection

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 11:00am, PAB 4-330, Colby Haggerty, University of Chicago: Non-Linear Ion Acceleration in Collisionless Plasma Shocks: New Perspectives from Kinetic Simulations

Monday, March 16, 2020, 1:00pm, department members only, Rogerio Jorge, University of Maryland at College Park: Confining Plasmas at Arbitrary Collisionalities and Arbitrary Geometries

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 11:00am, department members only, Silvia Espinosa, NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences: Quadrupling fusion power with free fueling

Monday, March 30, 2020, 1:00pm, department members only, Luca Comisso, Columbia University: From Turbulence to Reconnection to Particle Acceleration: Connecting Fundamental Plasma Processes

Monday, April 6, 2020, 1:00pm, department members only, Paulo Alves, Stanford Linear Accelerator National Laboratory: Accelerating our understanding of the multi-scale dynamics of high-energy plasmas

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 11:00am, department members only, Siyao Xu, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Turbulent amplification of cosmic magnetic fields

Plasma Seminars Fall 2019

Monday September 30, 2019, 2:00pm, PAB 4-330: Marija Vranic, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal: Plasma in Extreme Conditions.

Friday Oct 4, 2019, 1:30pm, PAB 4-330: Vladimir V. Zhdankin, Princeton University: Kinetic turbulence in relativistic and radiative plasmas.

Friday Oct 11, 2019, 2:00pm, BaPSF Auditorium 15-70 Rehab: Matthew Poulos, UCLA: Model for emissive cathode operation in a large magnetized plasma and controlled generation of plasma flows.

Thursday Dec 5, 2019, 1:00pm, PAB 4-330: Xianzhu Tang, Los Alamos National Laboratory: The physics of runaway electrons in a tokamak disruption.

Tuesday Dec 10, 2019, 2:00pm, PAB 4-330, Noemie Globus, NYU/CCA: Plasma injection and jet formation in black holes.

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