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Seminars 2013-2014

Fall 2013

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 18 September 2013 Prof. Sergei Lebedev Imperial College London, UK Laboratory Studies of Supersonic Magnetized Plasma Flows: Jets and Collisionless Shocks Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 16.6 MB)
Thursday 19 September 2013 Dr. Vitaly Yakimenko SLAC National Laboratory Quasi-monoenergetic Plasma Wakefield Acceleration at FACET Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 21.8 MB)
Wednesday 25 September 2013 Prof. Edward Thomas Auburn University Magnetized Dusty Plasma Experiment: A User Facility for Complex Plasma Research Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 6.6 MB) Download presentation with movies: (PDF, 24.2 MB)
Wednesday 9 October 2013 Prof. Michael Brown Swarthmore College Reconnection-driven MHD Turbulence on the SSX Plasma Wind Tunnel Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT, 28 MB) Movie: (AVI, 6MB)
Wednesday 23 October 2013 Dr. Hui Chen Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Creating Electron-Positron Jets and Plasmas Using Lasers Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 23.2 MB)
Friday 22 November 2013 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 Prof. Thomas Corke University of Notre Dame Plasma Lens for Active Optical Path Difference Control Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 39.8 MB)

Winter 2014

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 15 January 2014 Prof. Michael Keidar George Washington University Physics and Medical Applications of Cold Atmospheric Plasmas Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT, 37.8 MB)
Wednesday 22 January 2014 Prof. Richard Temkin MIT High Frequency Gyrotrons and Their Applications Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 5.9 MB)
Thursday 6 February 2014 Prof. Michael Mauel Columbia University Exploring Plasma Dynamics with Laboratory Magnetospheres Joint Seminar with Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 11.7 MB)
Friday 7 February 2014 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 Watch the lecture
Wednesday 26 February 2014 Dr. Cameron Geddes Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Laser Plasma Accelerators and MeV Photon Sources Download slides: (PDF, 20.6 MB)
Wednesday 12 March 2014 Prof. Yuri Shprits Skoltech (Russia), MIT, UCLA Unusual Narrow Radiation Rings Observed by Van Allen Probes Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT, 16.6 MB)

Summer 2014

Date, Time, Location Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Monday 20 June 2014 Dr. Bedros Afeyan Polymath Research, Pleasanton, CA Nonlinear, Nonstationary, Self-Organized Asymptotic States in High Energy Density Plasmas Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 24.1 MB)