Pulsed Plasma Diagnostics Workshop, Early Registration Deadline Extended

I am delighted to be involved with this small, but exciting meeting being held here in Dublin on the 6th and 7th of September.  I published a number of papers in the 1990's on pulsed plasmas, including a letter in Phys Rev Letters on efficient negative ions sources using modulated RF plasmas.  The idea of …

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Basque Student Completes Thesis on Plasma Control

Contributing to the nuclear fusion project Fusion Reactors use isotopes of hydrogen in a very hot plasma. The plasma is in thermal equilibrium and is trapped inside a magnetic bottle called a Tokamak.  These complex plasma need very sophisticated control systems. In many industrial applications plasmas are treated as a black box with no attempt at real-time control. …

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