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New insights into heat pathways improve understanding of fusion plasma

Researchers at PPPL have made simple changes to equations that model the movement of heat in plasma. The changes improve insights that could help engineers avoid the conditions that could lead to heat loss in future fusion facilities.

Plasma to the rescue: Scientists develop a path-setting method to enable vast applications for a promising nanomaterial
Oct. 18, 2021

Super strong and only one atom thick, graphene holds promise as a nanomaterial for everything from microelectronics to clean energy storage. But lack of one property, which PPPL has now overcome, has limited its use. 

PPPL hosts its first Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program intern
Oct. 12, 2021

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory welcomed its first intern who is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP) this past summer.

PPPL’s summer interns experience real-world research
Oct. 11, 2021

Undergraduate engineering and science internships and high school internships at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) offer hands-on experience to undergraduate engineering students and high school students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Career at PPPL
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