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PPPL physicists win Torkil Jensen Award to conduct key experiments on DIII-D

Physicists Luis Delgado-Aparicio and Egemen Kolemen of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have won a national scientific competition to conduct a full day of experiments on the DIII-D National Fusion Facility that General Atomics … Continue reading

04. January 2016 by Christopher Cane
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Using powerful computers, physicists uncover mechanism that stabilizes plasma within tokamaks

A team of physicists led by Stephen Jardin of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has discovered a mechanism that prevents the electrical current flowing through fusion plasma from repeatedly peaking and crashing. This behavior is … Continue reading

17. November 2015 by Christopher Cane
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November 2015 Research News

     PPPL physicists find clue to formation of magnetic fields around stars and galaxies Physicists are a new kind of superhero in comic book on fusion energy PPPL to design a high-resolution diagnostic system for the National Ignition Facility PPPL … Continue reading

16. November 2015 by Christopher Cane
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Research News

Construction completed, PPPL is set to resume world-class fusion research later this fall PPPL honors engineer Charles Neumeyer and physicist Rajesh Maingi

12. October 2015 by Christopher Cane
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Happenings at PPPL

Summer interns present research findings in poster session New season of colloquia begins at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

16. September 2015 by Christopher Cane
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Found: A surprising new mechanism behind a process that takes place throughout the universe

As a collaborative research institution, PPPL works closely with leading research centers throughout the country and around the world. Now a collaboration between scientists at the University of Michigan and PPPL has shown how the process that underlies solar flares … Continue reading

27. March 2014 by John Greenwald
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The Fusionista: A front page evening

(Above: This poster with cutouts shaped like a light bulb and letters was used to signal successful fusion shots to observers on Dec. 9, 1993) The fascinating science that is at the heart of everything at the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

09. December 2013 by Kitta MacPherson
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The Fusionista: PPPL’s MINDS at center of plot in TV’s NCIS-LA

PPPL’s MINDS Team Fusion and its spinoffs are so fascinating, it’s easy to imagine why these subjects can so easily capture the public imagination. Sheldon has been known to talk magnetic fusion on CBS-TV’s The Big Bang Theory and the … Continue reading

13. November 2013 by Kitta MacPherson
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PPPL on the global stage

By John Greenwald How crucial is PPPL to the worldwide effort to develop fusion as clean and abundant source of energy for generating electricity? The full extent of the Laboratory’s role came home to me this week at the annual … Continue reading

14. May 2013 by Christopher Cane
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PPPL Open House

Mark your calendar and prepare to have some fun at The Princeton Plasma Physics Lab’s Open House on  June 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. when the Laboratory will open its doors for the public to see the National … Continue reading

30. April 2013 by Christopher Cane
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