Pushing the plasma density limit | MIT News

Plasma Science and Fusion Center researchers discover a path to overcoming the plasma density limit in their quest for steady-state fusion.

Paul Rivenberg | Plasma Science and Fusion Center • mit
Aug. 23, 2018 ~8 min

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Taming fusion with machine learning | MIT News

Postdoc Cristina Rea's detour into banking provides a new route back to plasma research.

Paul Rivenberg • mit
July 2, 2018 ~7 min

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Tom Fredian: Streamlining fusion data | MIT News

MIT systems analyst receives award for his essential fusion data storage and retrieval system.

Paul Rivenberg | Plasma Science and Fusion Center • mit
June 1, 2018 ~6 min

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Spinning data into sound | MIT News

An interdepartmental collaboration brings out the music of nuclear fusion.

Paul Rivenberg | Plasma Science and Fusion Center • mit
May 9, 2018 ~6 min

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Fine-tuning fusion | MIT News

Postdoc Theresa Wilks finds home on the west coast, helming an MIT collaboration with the DIII-D tokamak fusion reactor.

Paul Rivenberg | Plasma Science and Fusion Center • mit
April 9, 2018 ~5 min

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3Q: Zach Hartwig on MIT's big push on fusion | MIT News

Researchers will work with industrial collaborators to pursue fusion as a source of carbon-free power.

MIT News Office • mit
March 9, 2018 ~9 min

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MIT and newly formed company launch novel approach to fusion power | MIT News

Goal is for research to produce a working pilot plant within 15 years.

David Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
March 9, 2018 ~15 min

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Integrated simulations answer 20-year-old question in fusion research | MIT News

Study finds that turbulence competes in fusion plasmas to rapidly respond to temperature perturbations.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Feb. 16, 2018 ~8 min

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Changing lives with heart, humor, and engineering | MIT News

MIT senior and Marshall Scholar Nick Schwartz wants to solve the energy problem — and make people smile along the way.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
Jan. 3, 2018 ~8 min

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Study sheds light on turbulence in astrophysical plasmas | MIT News

Theoretical analysis uncovers new mechanisms in plasma turbulence.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 1, 2017 ~7 min

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