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Congratulations Jason Hamilton

Jason graduated from Cornell in December 2021.  Jason will stay on at Cornell as a PostDoc doing research using the 3D Perseus code with the improved 13-Moment transport model to simulate COBRA gas puff implosions. In particular, interest in how the transport model...

Joshua Luoma joins LPS as a Graduate Student

Joshua Luoma joins LPS as a Graduate Student

Originally from La Crescent, Minnesota, a small town nestled alongside the Mississippi River. Growing up I spent my time outside school in the woods, on the water, or at the local hardware store where I worked. In my academics, I enjoyed the sciences and mathematics...

Lavine tests the possibility of getting faraday rotation measurements

Lavine tests the possibility of getting faraday rotation measurements

In his last run on COBRA he tested the possibility of getting faraday rotation measurements of the azimuthal magnetic field distribution in our gas puff z-pinches. While still working on some of the analysis, here is a picture that confirms we are seeing faraday...

Sophia Rocco heads to LLNL

Sophia will be working in Andrea Schmidt’s group, which is in the National Security Engineering Division of the Engineering Directorate. Sophia will be working on diagnostics (primarily neutron diagnostics, as well as potentially Thomson scattering and...

LPS Plasma Physics Reading Club

LPS Graduate Students create a Plasma Physics Reading Club. Each week a student volunteers to lead a discussion on a plasma physics related article (or textbook sections) of his or her choice. We hope to promote scholarship and exchange of ideas in plasma physics and...