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Hantao Ji

Managing Principal Research Physicist

Hantao Ji is a professor of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University and a Distinguished Research Fellow at PPPL. For more than 20 years he has been interested in the growing fields of plasma physics and astrophysics, and has dedicated his career to bringing them closer together. 


  • Plasma astrophysics
  • Magnetic reconnection
  • Magnetorotational instability
  • Dynamo effects and magnetic self-organization
  • Free-surface liquid metal flows across strong magnetic fields

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