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Artificial intelligence helps accelerate progress toward efficient fusion reactions

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Article describes development of a deep learning neural network to predict disruptions on fusion plasmas.

Stewart Prager honored with FPA Distinguished Career Award

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Stewart Prager, physicist and long-time fusion energy scientist who was director of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) from 2009 to 2016, has been honored with a 2017 Distinguished Career Award from Fusion Power Associates (FPA). Show More Summary

PPPL physicists win supercomputing time to study fusion and the cosmos

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Article describes award of more than 210 million supercomputer core hours to study fusion plasmas and the cosmos.

PPPL scientists deliver new high-resolution diagnostic to national laser facility

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Scientists from the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have built and delivered a high-resolution X-ray spectrometer for the largest and most powerful laser facility in the world.

PPPL honors Grierson and Greenough for distinguished research and engineering achievements

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Article describes 2017 Kaul Prize and Distinguished Engineering Fellow awards.

Plasma from lasers can shed light on cosmic rays, solar eruptions

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) A team of researchers led by PPPL physicist Will Fox recently used lasers to create conditions that mimic astrophysical behavior. The laboratory technique enables the study of outer-space-like plasma in a controlled and reproducible environment.

Physicists improve vertical stability of superconducting Korean tokamak

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) This article describes an international collaboration that has improved vertical stability on KSTAR in Korea.

The blob that ate the tokamak: Physicists gain understanding of bubbles at edge of plasmas

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Scientists at PPPL have completed new simulations that could provide insight into how blobs at the plasma edge behave. The simulations, produced by a code called XGC1 developed by a national team based at PPPL, performed kinetic simulations of two different regions of the plasma edge simultaneously.

Loops of liquid metal can improve future fusion power plants, scientists say

Researchers led by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have proposed an innovative design to improve the ability of future fusion power plants to generate safe, clean and abundant energy in a steady state, or constant, manner. Show More Summary

Loops of liquid metal can improve future fusion power plants, scientists say

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) This article describes innovative liquid lithium loop to address needs of future fusion power plants.

PPPL takes detailed look at 2-D structure of turbulence in tokamaks

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) This article describes cross-correlation of turbulence in tokamaks.

PPPL and General Atomics team up to make TRANSP code widely available

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Article describes coupling of TRANSP and OMFIT computer codes to make TRANSP more widely available.

Research led by PPPL provides reassurance that heat flux will be manageable in ITER

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) A new article describes a simulated prediction of divertor heat flux that ITER will be able to tolerate.

Physicists propose new way to stabilize next-generation fusion plasmas

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Recent experiments conducted on the DIII-D National Fusion Facility suggest that up to 40 percent of high-energy particles are lost during tokamak fusion reactions because of Alfvén waves.

Team led by graduate student at PPPL produces unique simulation of magnetic reconnection

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) There is a new application of the fluid model to reconnection in space plasmas.

Team produces unique simulation of magnetic reconnection

Jonathan Ng, a Princeton University graduate student at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has for the first time applied a fluid simulation to the space plasma process behind solar flares northern lights and space storms. Show More Summary

PPPL physicists essential to new campaign on world's most powerful stellarator

Physicists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are providing critical expertise for the first full campaign of the world's largest and most powerful stellarator, a magnetic confinement fusion experiment, the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) in Germany. Show More Summary

PPPL physicists essential to new campaign on world's most powerful stellarator

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) Physicists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are providing critical expertise for the first full campaign of the world's largest and most powerful stellarator, a magnetic confinement fusion experiment, the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) in Germany. Show More Summary

Physicists discover that some plasma instabilities can extinguish themselves

Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has for the first time used advanced models to accurately simulate key characteristics of the cyclic behavior of edge-localized modes (ELMs), a particular type of plasma instability. Show More Summary

PPPL physicist discovers that some plasma instabilities can extinguish themselves

(DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) PPPL physicist Fatima Ebrahimi has for the first time used advanced models to accurately simulate key characteristics of the cyclic behavior of edge-localized modes, a particular type of plasma instability. Show More Summary

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