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ECE Fusion Researcher Sophia Rocco Educates Members of Congress

Fusion Day on the Hill is science advocacy event aimed at educating Members of Congress about the state of fusion research throughout the country. Last month, Cornell partnered with the University of Rochester and New York University to visit the New York delegation....

ZNetUS Workshop

ZNetUS Workshop

David Hammer and E. Sander Lavine attend first ZNet Workshop Topics: Pulsed power technology Magneto inertial fusion Astrophysical plasmas and planetary science Mid scale User Facility MHD and hybrid codes development Magnetized high-energy density plasmas Student...

Congratulations Dr. Jacob Banasek

Jacob earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from Wright State University in 2013.  After graduation, he attend Cornell University and joined the Laboratory of Plasma Studies, where he spent most of his time developing various plasma diagnostics. ...

Undergraduate Paul Beck works in the LPS lab for the Summer of 2019

Over the Summer Paul worked with Dr. Sander Lavine and Professor Bruce Kusse to design a capacitor bank. The capacitor bank will deliver strong axial magnetic fields via a Helmholtz coil during the plasma Z pinch. This effect can be used in multifarious experiments to...

Undergraduate Jake Lawson’s Summer 2019 work in the LPS Lab

This summer he has been working with Dr. Sander Levine and Professor Bruce Kusse investigating why PLIF is not consistent day to day and coming up with a solution to improve the reproducibility and accuracy of PLIF. This has led him to develop a new calibration method...

Euan Freeman interns at LPS Summer 2019

Euan graduated from the University of Evansville (’19) and is at LPS this summer studying plasma spectroscopy in order to be able to perform visible light spectroscopy experiments, and assisting senior researchers and graduate students with their work in order...