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PPPL-Led Team Wins Major Award of Time on DOE Supercomputers for Fusion Studies in 2017


Article describes ALCC allotment of 269.9 million supercomputer hours to study the complex edge region of fusion plasmas.
22-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S.-China Collaboration Makes Excellent Start in Optimizing Lithium to Control Fusion Plasmas


Feature describes testing different lithium injectors on China's EAST tokamak.
13-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicists Discover That Lithium Oxide on Tokamak Walls Can Improve Plasma Performance


A team of physicists has found that a coating of lithium oxide on the inside of fusion machines known as tokamaks can absorb as much deuterium as pure lithium can.
19-May-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Perform First Basic Physics Simulation of Spontaneous Transition of the Edge of Fusion Plasma to Crucial High-Confinement Mode


PPPL physicists have simulated the spontaneous transition of turbulence at the edge of a fusion plasma to the high-confinement mode that sustains fusion reactions. The research was achieved with the extreme-scale plasma turbulence code XGC developed...
18-May-2017 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Model of Plasma Stability Could Help Researchers Predict and Avoid Disruptions in Fusion Machines


PPPL physicists have helped develop a new computer model of plasma stability in doughnut-shaped fusion machines known as tokamaks. The model could help scientists predict when a plasma might become unstable and then avoid the underlying conditions.
10-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists at PPPL Further Understanding of a Process That Causes Heat Loss in Fusion Devices


In the past year, scientists at PPPL have made important advances in the study of secondary electron emissions.
6-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Computer Simulations of DIII-D Experiments Shed Light on Mysterious Plasma Flows


Article describes how pumping heat into the core of plasmas can create sheared rotation that improves the performance of fusion devices.
5-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

PPPL and Max Planck Physicists Reveal Experimental Verification of a Key Source of Fast Reconnection of Magnetic Fields


Feature describes source of acceleration of common type magnetic reconnection.
31-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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