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SEMINARS 2010-2011

Fall 2010

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Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
15 September 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. William Dorland
The University of Maryland

Turbulent Plasmas in Astrophysics and Fusion

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Wednesday
29 September 2010
3:00 - 4:00 pm
1200 EECS

Dr. Bruce Remington
Inertial Confinement Fusion Program
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

From High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics to Extreme Materials Science: Pushing the Frontiers of Experimental Science
(Opening the MIPSE Graduate Student Symposium)

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Wednesday
27 October 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm
2246 SRB

Prof. Earl Scime
West Virginia University

Neutral Atom Imaging of the Terrestrial Magnetosphere (Joint with Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences)

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Wednesday
17 November 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Edgar Choueiri
Princeton University

Ion Acceleration by Beating Electrostatic Waves: Theory, Experiments and Relevance to Spacecraft Propulsion

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Wednesday
1 December 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Valery Godyak
RF Plasma Consulting/University of Michigan

Physics of Low Pressure Inductive Discharges

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Wednesday
8 December 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Heather Canavan
The University of New Mexico

Plasma Polymerization of Biocompatible Thin Films: Applications of rf Plasmas in Biomedical Engineering

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Movie ?Rat heart cell sheets beating in vitro? (MPEG)

Movie ?Rat heart cell sheets beating in vivo? (MPEG)

Winter 2011

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Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
12 January 2011
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1303 EECS

Prof. David Graves
University of California, Berkeley

When Low Temperature Plasmas Meet Surfaces

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Wednesday
19 January 2011
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1303 EECS

Prof. Nathaniel Fisch
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Compressing Waves in Plasma

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Tuesday
8 February 2011
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Phillip Colella
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

High-Resolution and Adaptive Methods for Plasma Physics (Joint with AOSS and NERS)

Wednesday
16 March 2011
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1303 EECS

Prof. Edl Schamiloglu
The University of New Mexico

Mode Switching in Relativistic Magnetrons and Hysteresis

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Wednesday
30 March 2011
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1303 EECS

Prof. John Verboncoeur
Michigan State University

Microwave-Driven Breakdown: From Dielectric Surface Multipactor to Ionization Discharge

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Wednesday
6 April 2011
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1303 EECS

Prof. Javad Mostaghimi
University of Toronto

Dynamics of Droplet Impact and Solidification in Plasma Spray Process

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Wednesday
13 April 2011
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1303 EECS

Prof. Warren Mori
University of California, Los Angeles

Plasma Based Acceleration: A Path Towards Compact Particle Accelerators

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Summer 2011 - Special Seminars

Date, Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Wednesday
27 July 2011

Prof. Gerrit Kroesen
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Unraveling Electrical Fields, Ion Densities and Dust Particle Charge in an RF Plasma Sheath by Single Particle Experiments under Hypergravity and Microgravity Conditions

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Centrifuge Movie (WMV)

Zero-G Movie (AVI)

Monday
1 August 2011

Prof. R. Paul Drake
University of Michigan

Status of the National Ignition Campaign (Joint Seminar with AOSS)