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SEMINARS 2013-2014

Fall 2013

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Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
18 September 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Sergei Lebedev
Imperial College London, UK

Laboratory Studies of Supersonic Magnetized Plasma Flows: Jets and Collisionless Shocks

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Thursday
19 September 2013
2:00 - 3:00 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Vitaly Yakimenko
SLAC National Laboratory

Quasi-monoenergetic Plasma Wakefield Acceleration at FACET

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Wednesday
25 September 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Edward Thomas
Auburn University

Magnetized Dusty Plasma Experiment: A User Facility for Complex Plasma Research

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Wednesday
9 October 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Michael Brown
Swarthmore College

Reconnection-driven MHD Turbulence on the SSX Plasma Wind Tunnel

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Wednesday
23 October 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Dr. Hui Chen
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Creating Electron-Positron Jets and Plasmas Using Lasers

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Friday
22 November 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
G906 Cooley (White Auditorium)

Dr. Peter Ventzek
Tokyo Electron

Simulations of Plasma Processes and Equipment for Semiconductor Device Fabrication

Joint Seminar with Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

Wednesday
11 December 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Thomas Corke
University of Notre Dame

Plasma Lens for Active Optical Path Difference Control

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Winter 2014

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Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
15 January 2014
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Michael Keidar
George Washington University

Physics and Medical Applications of Cold Atmospheric Plasmas

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Wednesday
22 January 2014
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Richard Temkin
MIT

High Frequency Gyrotrons and Their Applications

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Thursday
6 February 2014
3:30 - 4:30 pm
2246 SRB

Prof. Michael Mauel
Columbia University

Exploring Plasma Dynamics with Laboratory Magnetospheres

Joint Seminar with Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

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Friday
7 February 2014
4:00 - 5:00 pm
G906 Cooley (White Auditorium)

Dr. Siegfried H. Glenzer
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Exploring the Physical Properties of Matter in Extreme Conditions

Joint Seminar with Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

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Wednesday
26 February 2014
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Dr. Cameron Geddes
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Laser Plasma Accelerators and MeV Photon Sources

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Wednesday
12 March 2014
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Yuri Shprits
Skoltech (Russia), MIT, UCLA

Unusual Narrow Radiation Rings Observed by Van Allen Probes

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Summer 2014

Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Monday
20 June 2014
12:00 - 1:00 pm
1200 EECS

Dr. Bedros Afeyan
Polymath Research, Pleasanton, CA

Nonlinear, Nonstationary, Self-Organized Asymptotic States in High Energy Density Plasmas

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In appreciation of their wonderful seminars, MIPSE speakers are presented with the official "MIPSE Mug".

Sergey Lebedev

Sergey Lebedev with Alec Thomas, 09/18/2013

Vitaly Yakimenko

Vitaly Yakimenko with Karl Krushelnik, 09/19/2013

Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas with Mark Kushner, 09/25/2013

Michael Brown

Michael Brown with Mark Kushner, 10/09/2013

Hui Chen

Hui Chen with Louise Willingale, 10/23/2013

Peter Ventzek

Peter Ventzek with Ron Gilgenbach, 11/22/2013

Thomas Corke

Thomas Corke with Iain Boyd, 12/11/2013

Michael Keidar

Michael Keidar with Mark Kushner, 01/15/2014

Richard Temkin

Richard Temkin, 01/22/2014

Michael Mauel

Michael Mauel with James Slavin, 02/06/2014

Siegfried Glenzer

Siegfried Glenzer with Alec Thomas, 02/07/2014

Cameron Geddes

Cameron Geddes with Alec Thomas, 02/26/2014

Yuri Shprits

Yuri Shprits with Mike Liemohn, 03/12/2014