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]

Virtual Town Hall

The Online Town Hall will take place on July 31, 2015 (Friday) via Zoom.
Please dial into (Fred Skiff is the official host).
If you need to call in by phone, the number is 1 (415) 762-9988 or 1 (646) 568 7788 .
The meeting ID is the same as on the link: 743 480 4758.
Every speaker gets 15 minutes to talk, plus 5 minutes are allocated for questions by the panel.

The virtual town hall agenda is available for download as a PDF file (13 KB). All presentations linked to this agenda are in PDF format. Adobe Reader is necessary to view PDF files. If you don't have the latest version of Reader, you can download a free copy at the Adobe download site. Note: These presentations can be lengthy and may contain large graphics and images resulting in a large file size. Please reference the file size listed beside each presentation that is one MB or larger and take this into consideration when downloading the file. Dependent upon your Internet connection, large file sizes may greatly delay the download speed.

Laser-Plasma Interactions

Meeting Schedule (all times are Central Time):




Sven Steinke (LBNL): “Laser ion acceleration with PW laser pulses” (1.99 MB)



Virtual Coffee Break



Szymon Suckewer (Princeton): “Toward Improving Efficiency of Large Diameter Fsec SRBS Amplifier in Plasma”


Stepan Bulanov (Berkeley): “High Intensity Laser Matter Interaction” (1.49 MB)


Brief discussion among panel members