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Seminars 2015-2016

Fall 2015

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
16 September 2015 Prof. Uri Shumlak University of Washington Compact Approach to Fusion Energy with the Sheared Flow Stabilized Z-Pinch Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT, 31.1 MB), (PDF, 6.2 MB)
30 September 2015 Prof. Sergey Macheret Purdue University Microplasmas for Reconfigurable Radio-Frequency Electronics Watch the lecture
7 October 2015 Dr. Edmund Synakowski U.S. Department of Energy Graduate Student Symposium - Special Seminar Leading Challenges and the Role of Transformation in the Fusion and Plasma Sciences Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 21.2 MB)
9 December 2015 Prof. Lyon (Brad) King Michigan Technological University Plasma in a Bottle: The Strange Dynamics of Superparamagnetic Ionic Liquids Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 57.6 MB), (PDF, 9.1 MB)

Winter 2016

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
13 January 2016 Prof. Steven Cowley TED Talk, 2009 UK Atomic Energy Authority and Imperial College, London Reducing the Cost and Scale of Fusion Devices and the Problem of Stability Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT, 13 MB)
27 January 2016 Dr. Brad Hoff AFRL Novel Plasma and Electron Beam Source Studies at AFRL Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 115 MB), (PDF, 4.6 MB)
10 February 2016 Prof. Ellen Zweibel University of Wisconsin-Madison The Macrophysics and Microphysics of Cosmic Rays Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 4.2 MB)
24 February 2016 Prof. Michael Kong Old Dominion University Coding Plasma Chemistry for Cellular Metabolism Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 21.0 MB)
23 March 2016 Prof. Alexander Schekochihin Oxford University, UK Plasma Dynamo at Last? Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 15.5 MB, PPTX, 152.0 MB)
13 April 2016 Dr. John Edwards Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory In Pursuit of Ignition at the National Ignition Facility - Progress and Challenges Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, 36 MB)