Yevgeny Raitses

Managing Principal Research Physicist
Managing Principal Research Physicist

Yevgeny Raitses is an expert in experimental plasma physics. He has an extensive publication record with more than 200 publications on physics of plasma thrusters, plasma-surface interactions, plasma-based synthesis and processing of nanomaterials, cross-field discharges, and plasma diagnostics. Raitses earned a doctoral degree in aerospace from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in 1997. He was elected an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronauts in 2009 and a fellow of the American Physical Society the following year. Among many honors, Raitses, along with PPPL physicist Igor Kaganovich, received PPPL’s Kaul Foundation Prize for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research and Technology Development in 2019.

Selected Publications