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Experimental Plasma Physics

We study fast ion loss and plasma instabilities in collaboration with the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy in Culham, England and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in Princeton, New Jersey.

Proton Detector housing in the Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak reciprocating probe garage at the CCFE. Image made by FIU experimental plasma physics in September 2013.

A color image of a typical plasma in the Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak (MAST) fusion

device at Culham (Copyright CCFE). Composite image made by Scott Silburn, James Harrison, Alex Meakins, and the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy NBI Team.