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Masayuki Ono

Principal Research Physicist, Head, NSTX Department

Masa Ono is a principal research physicist and project director of the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX). Ono has led a number of PPPL research teams including those involved in the Advanced Concept Torus (ACT-1), the Current Drive Experiment (CDX), the Current Drive Experiment Upgrade (CDX-U) and the NSTX. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the author of more than 250 scientific papers.


  • Radio frequency waves
  • Coaxial helicity injection
  • Lithium application on plasmas
  • Spherical tokamak plasma

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