Meetings/Workshops on Plasma and Gas-discharge Physics, Nuclear Fusion in the United States (USA)

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Universality: Turbulence Across Vast Scales
02 Dec 2019 - 06 Dec 2019 • New York, NY, United States
The goal of the workshop is to bring together experts in turbulence from the perspectives of astrophysics, plasma physics, biology, mathematics, atmospheric sciences, and experimental design. We would like to promote an exchange of ideas, tools, and knowledge between different fields working on the still unsolved turbulence problem. The conference will include a mix of talks/lectures along with breakout sessions and discussion time.
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40th Fusion Power Associates (FPA) Annual Meeting and Symposium
03 Dec 2019 - 04 Dec 2019 • Washington D.C, United States
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Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE) 2020
19 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020 • Charleston, SC, United States
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Gordon Research Seminar — Plasma Processing Science
25 Jul 2020 - 26 Jul 2020 • Proctor Academy, Andover, NH, United States
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Gordon Research Conference — Plasma Processing Science
26 Jul 2020 - 31 Jul 2020 • Proctor Academy, Andover, NH, United States
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GEC20 — 73rd Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference
05 Oct 2020 - 09 Oct 2020 • San Diego, California, United States
American Physical Society (APS)
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62nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics
09 Nov 2020 - 13 Nov 2020 • Memphis, Tennessee, United States
American Physical Society
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Is There a Common Thread to Layering in Atmospheres, Oceans and Plasmas?
05 Jan 2021 - 08 Jan 2021 • UC Santa Barbara, United States
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP)
A fascinating and surprising phenomenon that can occur in fluid and plasma turbulence is the spontaneous formation of arrays of layers in which material properties such as density adopt a so-called “staircase” structure. The most striking examples are potential vorticity staircases in planetary atmospheres, and thermohaline staircases in the oceans. Theoretical considerations suggest that layering also plays an important role in stellar interiors (particularly through various double-diffusive processes) and in fusion confinement devices (the so-called E x B staircase). Understanding the phenomenon of layering is, therefore, not only of intrinsic scientific interest (e.g., is there a common thread to layering in these very different contexts?), but is also crucial for an accurate description of turbulent transport in, for example, models of large-scale ocean flow, the evolution of stellar interiors and confinement in tokamaks.
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ICOPS 2021 — 2021 IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science
20 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021 • Lake Tahoe, Nevada, United States
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Last updated: 23 October 2019