Welcome to LPS

The Laboratory of Plasma Studies at Cornell University carries out a wide range of fundamental and applied research in pulsed-power-driven plasma physics including research related to inertial confinement fusion and astrophysics investigations.

This broad range is fundamental to understanding different characteristics of plasmas, from microscopic to macroscopic scales.

The integration between experiment, computation and theory is an important trait of this lab.

Recent Publications

T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. A. Hammer, A Review of Projection Radiography of Plasma and Biological Objects in X-Pinch Radiation, Plasma Physics Reports, 42(3) 226–268 (2016).

L. Atoyan, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, T. Byvank, A. D. Cahill, J. B. Greenly, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, Helical Plasma Striations in Liners in the Presence of an External Axial Magnetic Field, Physics of Plasmas (submitted 2015).

S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, Х-Pinch. Part II, Plasma Physics Reports 41(6), 445–491 (2015).

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