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Magnetic Reconnection Experiment (MRX)

The PPPL Magnetic Reconnection Experiment (MRX) was built to study a fundamental plasma process in a controlled laboratory environment. A plasma is a hot, ionized gas that can be confined using a magnetic field. Plasmas are often considered to be the fourth state of matter after solids, liquids, and gases, and account for more than 99 percent of the visible universe.

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Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory managed by Princeton University.

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