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September 11, 2017

Recent experiments have revealed evidence confirming that losses of up to 40 percent of high-energy particles are observed in experiments when many Alfvén waves are excited by deuterium beam ions used to simulate alpha particles and higher-energy beam ions in a fusion reactor.

September 8, 2017

Rich Hawryluk has been appointed interim director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) while an international search for a permanent director moves forward, Princeton University Vice President for PPPL David McComas announced recently.

September 8, 2017

New model creates a more detailed picture of the process in space plasmas.

September 5, 2017

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held the 15th IAEA Technical Meeting on Energetic Particles in Magnetic Confinement Systems from 5 to 8 September 2017 in Princeton, NJ, USA at PPPL.  PPPL physicist Mario Podestà chaired the event.

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