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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has awarded an $800,000 contract to a Nazareth, Pa.-based magnet manufacturer that will enable the production of essential components designed for an advanced fusion experiment.
An instrument developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has enabled a research team at a fusion energy experiment in China to observe--in startling detail--how a particular type of electromagnetic wave known as a radiofrequency (RF) wave affects the behavior of hot ionized gas.
When scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) needed metal flanges for a specialized piece of equipment, Principal Buyer Arlene White could have ordered them from a range of major manufacturers.
Instead, the $150,000 order went to Zenex Precision Products, a small, family-owned machine shop in Paterson, N.J.
Researchers working on an advanced experimental fusion reactor are readying experiments that will investigate a host of scientific puzzles, including how heat escapes as hot magnetized plasma, and what materials are best for handling intense plasma powers.