Plasma Theory Symposium

Pleasanton, California
Friday, March 05, 2010
  
Plasma Theory Symposium
Friday, March 05, 2010 - Saturday, March 06, 2010

Sheraton Hotel
(925) 463-3330 / (800)325-3535
5990 Stoneridge Mall Road
Pleasanton, California 94588

Map and Directions

 


  
 TOPICS:      MFE and ICF Laboratory Fusion Plasmas,
High Energy Density Plasmas, Astrophysical Plasmas

Co-Chairs:    Bruce Cohen, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
R Paul Drake, University of Michigan



Scientific Program
Friday, March 5
8:50 B. Cohen Welcome
9:00 B. Breizman Nonlinear waves with time-dependent frequencies
9:40

H. Berk

Energetic Trapped Particle Mode

10:20

BREAK


10:35 D. Ryutov Snowflake Geometry for Tokamak Divertor
10:55

I. Joseph

Particle Orbits in Edge-Divertor Filamentary Geometries
11:25 G. Stupakov Using beam echo effect in X-ray FEL
11:55

K. Fowler

What Mirrors/Spheromaks Can Teach Astrophysics and Vice Versa
12:10

LUNCH


2:00 A. Ivanov Overview of Physics Research at Novosibirsk Influenced by Ryutov
2:45

T. Simonen

Results from the Gas Dynamic Trap Experiment at Novosibirsk
3:15

BREAK


3:30

D. Hinkel

NIC Energetics Campaign -  Laser-plasma interactions
4:15 B. Hooper Spheromak Formation and Buildup in SSPX
4:55

R. Cohen

Sheath boundary conditions in tokamak edge plasmas
6:30
7:30

RECEPTION
BANQUET

(no host bar)


Saturday, March 6
9:00

V. Mirnov

Multiple Mirror Effects in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas
9:45

B. Remington

Scaling for Laboratory Astrophysics

10:30

BREAK


10:45

P. Drake

Energy Density Physics Under the Influence of Ryutov
11:30
S. Woodruff
Adiabatic Compression of Spheromak




At the banquet we will recognize the 70th birthday of Dmitri Ryutov.  
 



  

 

Contact Information

  • Administrative Contact:
    Nancy Reason  925-422-0920
    Email:  reason2@llnl.gov

    Program Contact:
    Bruce Cohen  925-422-9823
    Email:  bcohen@llnl.gov

Payment Instructions

  • Registration closes February 19, 2010
    Online registration:   $75, Credit card payments only
    On-site registration:  $100, checks only, payable to University of Michigan

    Lodging Information
    Sheraton Hotel
    5990 Stoneridge Mall Road
    Pleasanton, California 94588
    (925) 463-3330 
    (800) 325-3535

    Conference rate until February 19:   $74/night plus taxes

    Go to Reservation Page

    Phone reservations:  reference UMICH/LLNL Plasma Theory Conference
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