Frontiers of Plasma Science Workshops


Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Fusion Energy Sciences
Town Hall Meeting: June 30 - July 1, 2015
Scientific Frontiers Workshop: August 20-21, 2015 [Panel Attendance Only]
Research Needs Workshop: October 22-23, 2015 [Panel Attendance Only]

Town Hall Information

The town hall meeting will be June 30-July 1.

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June 30, 2015

7:00 am - 8:00 am
Registration
 
8:00 am - 8:20 am
Welcome
Fred Skiff
Session 1: Basic Plasma Experiments
 
 
8:20 am - 8:40 am
Ultracold Neutral Plasmas at the Plasma Physics Frontier
Jacob Roberts
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Creating and diagnosing high Re and Rem plasmas in the laboratory
Carolyn Kuranz
9:20 am - 9:40 am
Clifford Surko
Session 2: Theory and Simulation
 
 
9:40 am - 10:00 am
R. Paul Drake
10:00 am - 10:20 am
 Gurudas Ganguli
 
Coffee
 
Session 3: Astrophysical and Space Plasmas
 
 
11:40 am - 12:00 pm
TBD
TBD
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Study of astrophysical collisionless shocks and particle acceleration with lasers
Hye-Sook Park
 
Lunch
 
Session 3: Astrophysical and Space Plasmas (continued)
 
 
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm
Laboratory Astrophysics using Pulsed Power Machines
Eric Blackman
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Mark Nornberg
2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
Matthew Kunz
Session 4: HEDP and WDM
 
 
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Plasma nuclear science for exploring nuclear physics relevant to stellar nucleosynthesis
Marie Gatu-Johnson
 
Coffee
 
Session 4: HEDP and WDM (continued)
 
 
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Thomas Schenkel
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Laser-driven x-ray sources for High Energy Density science
Felicie Albert
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
John Barnard
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Luke Fletcher
5:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Opportunities using High Energy Density Laser Facilities for Basic Plasma Physics and Plasma Astrophysics
Will Fox
5:20 pm - 5:40 pm
 Pierre-Alexandre Gourdain
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner
 
Session 5: HEDP/WDM Perspectives
 
 
7:50 pm - 8:10 pm
David Meyerhofer
Session 6: DOE
 
 
8:10 pm - 8:40 pm
The view from DOE
Sean Finnegan

 

July 1, 2015

Session 7: Low Temperature Plasmas
 
 
8:00 am - 8:20 am
Andre Anders
8:20 am - 8:40 am
Microplasmas as an Effective Media for Electromagnetic Waves
Michael Helle
8:40 am - 9:00 am
Andrey Starikovskiy
9:20 am - 9:40 am
Cold atmospheric plasmas and their interface with biology
Michael Kong
 
Coffee
 
Session 7: Low Temperature Plasmas (continued)
 
 
10:20 am - 10:40 am
Uwe Korthagen
10:40 am - 11:00 am
Vladimir Kolobov
Session 8: Exploratory Magnetic Confinement
 
 
11:00 am - 11:20 am
John Sarff
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Tom Jarboe
 
Lunch
 
Session 9: Laser-Plasma Interactions and Particle Beams
 
 
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm
Ricardo Betti
2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
Alec Thomas
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Cameron Geddes
 
Coffee
 
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Daniel Gordon
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
TBD
TBD
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Conclusion