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10.11.17Press Release

LLNL physicist Félicie Albert receives 2017 Edouard Fabre Prize for laser contributionsExternal link

LLNL’s Félicie Albert was awarded the 2017 Edouard Fabre Prize for her contributions to the physics of laser-driven inertial confinement fusion and laser-produced plasmas. Photos by Maren Hunsberger/LLNL.

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10.11.17University Research

Stanford scientists discover how dense, extraterrestrial ice can form in just billionths of a secondExternal link

Experimental configuration of the XFEL probe and optical laser. The shock freezing behavior of water captured in a Debye-Scherrer geometry. Inset: Schematic of target package as a cut away side view.

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02.07.17From the Labs

First Measurement of the Spectrum of an Antimatter AtomExternal link

Plasma physics research, funded by the NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science, has been the key to the success of the ALPHA collaboration’s effort to trap and study the properties of antihydrogen atoms
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02.07.17From the Labs

New γ-ray Camera Helps Scientists Detect Ultra-High Energy Electrons in PlasmasExternal link

A new gamma ray camera deployed by researchers from General Atomics on the DIII-D tokamak provides researchers an unparalleled view of how the energetic electrons evolve and interact with the fusion plasma
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02.07.17From the Labs

Progress at the ITER Site ContinuesExternal link

Tokamak Assembly Hall and Tokamak Pit
Insert: General Atomics ITER Central Solenoid Fabrication Facility at Poway, CA
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DIII-D EP 05.06.16Fact Sheet

Modeled trajectories of energetic particles as they interact with instabilities on the DIII-D National Fusion FacilityExternal link

Research on DIII-D is leading to ways to control fast ion instabilities, which can significantly degrade fusion performance and potentially damage a fusion reactor. Read MoreExternal linkage

Plasma Discharge in the National Spherical Tokamak 03.01.16Announcement

Plasma Discharge in the National Spherical Tokamak eXperiment – Upgrade (NSTX-U)External link

The most powerful spherical torus fusion experiment in the world turns up the heat, achieving high plasma confinement performance within the first few weeks of operation. Read MoreExternal linkage

Progress at the ITER Site 03.01.16Announcement

Progress at the ITER Site ContinuesExternal link

Tokamak Assembly Hall (background) and Tokamak Pit (foreground), and four 400kV transformers (insert) which are part of the U.S. procurement to ITER. Read MoreExternal linkage

First Hydrogen Plasma in the Wendelstein 7-X Stellarator 02.03.16Article

First Hydrogen Plasma in the Wendelstein 7-X StellaratorExternal link

Achievement of the first hydrogen plasma at the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator in Greifswald, Germany on February 3, 2016 marked the start of scientific operation. Read MoreExternal linkage

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