CER Events Archives

2021

 

DEC


01

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: student, postdoc and faculty research and job opportunities

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Annie B. Kersting
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Director of University Relations and Science Education

WHEN:  December 1, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

NOV


17

Real-time Decision-making for Demand Response

MAE+CER Energy Webinar

Speaker: Prof. Antoine Lesage-Landry (EPDM)

WHEN:  November 17, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

NOV


10

Data-driven online optimization of dynamical systems: algorithms and applications to power grids

MAE+CER Energy Webinar

Speaker: Prof. Emiliano Dall'Anese (Univ. of Colorado Boulder)

WHEN:  November 10, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

NOV


03

Particle-In-Cell Simulations of Stimulated Raman Scattering in Magnetic Fields

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Ben Winjum, Center Member
University of California, Los Angeles, Computational & Data Science Research Specialist

WHEN:  November 3, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

OCT


27

Physics-aware and risk-aware machine learning for power system operations

MAE+CER Energy Webinar

Speaker: Prof. Hao Zhu (UTAUS)

WHEN:  October 27, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

OCT


20

Spacecraft heat shield study in the DIII-D tokamak

MAE+CER Energy Webinar

Speaker: Dr. Dmitri Orlov
UC San Diego, CER

WHEN:  October 20, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

OCT


13

Burning Issues: Modeling Risk of Wildfire Ignitions and Power Outages in the Electric Grid

MAE+CER Energy Webinar

Speaker: Prof. Line Roald
University of Wisconsin, Madison

WHEN:  October 13, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

OCT


06

Dynamic failure in laser shock-loaded iron

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Gaia Righi, Center Member
University of California, San Diego, Graduate Student, Materials Science and Engineering

WHEN:  October 6, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

SEP


14

CER Outreach Committee Meeting

All faculty, staff, researchers, students and postdocs at CER are welcome!

WHEN:  September 14, 2021 | 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

AUG


11

Magnetic Field Distribution of Z-pinches Driven by the CESZAR Linear Transformer Driver

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Nick Aybar, Center Member
University of California, San Diego, Graduate Student, Center for Energy Research

WHEN:  August 4, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

AUG


2-6

2021 High Energy Density Science Summer School

Online Format This Year Due to COVID-19

Speaker: Various
Learn More on the HEDS Summer School Website

WHEN:  August 2 - August 6, 2021
WHEREOnline | Registration & School Acceptance is Required to Attend

JUL


21

CleanTech San Diego & UC San Diego:

Collaborating to Accelerate Cleantech Innovation

RSVP to Attend

Featured Speakers: Dr. Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, UC San Diego
Dr. Sandra Brown, Vice Chancellor, Research, UC San Diego
Marty Turock, Executive Director, Southern California Energy Innovation Network
Mike Ferry, Director, Energy Storage and Systems, UC San Diego
Dr. Jan Kleissl, Director, Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego
Nic Halverson, CEO, Occuspace
Antoni Tong, Founder and CEO, Smartville

WHEN:  July 21, 2021 | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
A webinar link will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event.

JUL


07

Energy Coupling and Mitigation of Magneto Rayleigh Taylor Instability (MRTI) in Gas Puff Z-pinches Using Linear Transformer Driver

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Farhat Beg, Center Director
University of California, San Diego, Prof. of Mechanical and Aerospace Eng.
& Center for Energy Research


WHEN:  July 7, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

JUN


02

Collisionless-Weibel Filamentation under Varying Plasma Conditions

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Mario Manuel, Center Member
General Atomics, Scientist

WHEN:  June 2, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

MAY


19

X-ray Sources From Laser-plasma Acceleration: Development and Applications for High Energy Density Sciences

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Dr. Félicie Albert (LLNL)

WHEN:  May 19, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

MAY


05

Extended MHD with FLASH: A Numerical Toolset for Magnetized Plasma Experiments

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Petros Tzeferacos, Center Site Lead, Co-PI
University of Rochester, Assoc. Prof. of Physics and Astronomy & Senior Scientist at the LLE

WHEN:  May 5, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

APR


14

Ultrafast Dynamics and High-Order Harmonics of Relativistic Plasma Mirrors

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Julia Mikhailova, Princeton University

WHEN:  April 14, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

APR


07

Pre-magnetized Triple Gas-puffs as a Magento-inertial Neutron Source

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Jeff Narkis, Center Member
University of California, San Diego, Postdoctoral Scholar

WHEN:  April 7, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

MAR


10

Neutrals Impact on Anomalous Edge Plasma Transport

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Yanzeng Zhang
LANL

WHEN:  March 10, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

MAR


03

Turbulence, Transport and the Role of Nonlinear Instability in the Large Plasma Device

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Troy Carter
UC Los Angeles

WHEN:  March 3, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

MAR


03

Materials Physics with Pulsed Power at Sandia

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC, and the Chicago/DOE Alliance Center (CDAC)

Speaker: Thomas Mattsson
Senior Manager, HED Material Physics, Sandia National Laboratories

WHEN:  March 3, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

FEB


24

Stirring the Dust in Fusion Devices

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Roman Smirnov
UC San Diego

WHEN:  February 24, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

FEB


17

On Laser-Driven Electron Acceleration in Nanoplate Array Targets

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Alexey Knyazev
UC San Diego

WHEN:  February 17, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

FEB


10

Energetic Particle Effects on FRC Stability

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Elena Belova
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

WHEN:  February 10, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

FEB


03

Simulations of Divertor Plasmas with Inverse Sheaths

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Rebecca Masline
University of California, San Diego

WHEN:  February 3, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom 

FEB


03

First-Principles Equation of State Database for Warm Dense Matter Computation

Hosted by the Center for Matter Under Extreme Conditions, CMEC
an NNSA Center of Excellence within CER, led by Farhat Beg

Speaker: Burkhard Militzer, Center Site Lead, Co-PI
University of California, Berkeley, Prof. of Earth and Planetary Sciences

WHEN:  February 3, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

JAN


27

Plasma Flow through Magnetic Nozzle

CER/MAE Joint Seminar Series

Speaker: Andrei Smolyakov
University of Saskatchewan

WHEN:  January 27, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web via Zoom

 

2020

 

DEC


09

Green Hydrogen: A Rising Star in The Energy Landscape

San Diego Energy District's Webinar Series
Co-Hosted by CER

Moderated By: Dr Jack Brouwer, Prof. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC Irvine

Panelists: Christin Schlensog, Head of New Energy Business, N.A. Region, Siemens Energy
Omar Rubio, Business Development Manager, NEB N.A. Region, Siemens Energy

WHEN:  December 9, 2020 | 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Web | Registration Required

DEC


02

2020 CalTestBed Symposium


Learn how this innovative program funded by the California Energy Commission supports cutting-edge clean energy companies with access to world-class testing facilities.  This initiative will provide $8.8M in testing vouchers to clean energy innovators to use at one of nearly 30 testing facilities throughout California – one of which is UC San Diego’s Center for Energy Research

WHEN:  December 2-3, 2020
WHERE: Web | Registration Required

NOV


18

Demand Response by the SD Energy District's Energy Futures Academy

San Diego Energy District's Demand Response Webinar
Co-Hosted by CER
Moderator: Katherine Hamilton, Co-Founder, 38 North Solutions

Panelists: Marc Monbouquette, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Enel North America
Guillaume Lehec, Directeur de Département & Intrapreneur, Engie

WHEN:  November 18, 2020 | 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Web | Registration Required

NOV


18

Implications of the election for energy and climate

UCSD Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I) Seminar Series
UC San Diego Prof. David G. Victor moderates a panel with
Sarah Ladislaw, Varun Sivaram and Thad Kousser

WHEN:  November 18, 2020 | 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Web | Registration Required

NOV


18

Fast Isochoric Heating of Dense Plasma Core through Multi-Picosecond Relativistic LaserPlasma Interaction

Joint CER/MAE Seminar
Speaker: Prof. Shinsuke Fujioka, Osaka University

WHEN:  November 18, 2020 | 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
WHERE: Web | Zoom Meeting ID: 951 4275 8867

NOV


06

Temperature distributions and gradients in laser heated plasmas relevant to Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion

CER Seminar
Speaker: Kyle Carpenter, Graduate Student, UNR

WHEN:  November 6, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web | Zoom Meeting ID: 977 6561 9496 

NOV


04

Improving the Representation of Energy Storage in Long-Term Power System Planning Models

Joint CER/MAE Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Amy Rose, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

WHEN:  November 4, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web | Zoom Meeting ID: 914 5044 3869

OCT


21

Learning and Control Systems for the Integration of Renewable Energy into Grids of the Future

Joint CER/MAE Seminar
Speaker: Patricia Hidalgo-Gonzalez, UC San Diego

WHEN:  October 21, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web | Zoom Meeting ID: 982 2888 6058

OCT


07

Compact Approach to Fusion with the Sheared-Flow-Stabilized Z Pinch

Joint CER/MAE Seminar
Speaker: Uri Shumlak, Aerospace & Energetics Research Program, University of Washington, Seattle

WHEN:
  October 7, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.
WHEREWeb | Zoom Meeting ID: 959 2519 5381

OCT


01

Sources of Ion Acoustic Feature Broadening in Gas-Puff Z-Pinches

CER Seminar
Speaker: Sophia Rocco, PhD Candidate, Cornell University

WHEN:
  October 1, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Web | Meeting ID: 950 8171 4332

SEP


30

Creative (Climate) Communications: Productive Pathways for Science, Policy and Society

UCSD Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I) Seminar Series
Speaker: Dr. Maxwell Boykoff

WHEN:
  September 30, 2020
WHERE: Web
Please RSVP to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu
Meeting ID: 914 7603 2919 | Password: 93020

JUN


05

Decarbonize and Take Control of Your Community's Energy Needs

Co-hosted by the Center for Community Energy and the UCSD Center for Energy Research

WHEN:
  June 5, 2020
WHERE: Web
NOTE: The $75 ticket fee is waived for all UCSD employees.

JUN


01

Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell Technology for Future Energy Systems

Speaker: Prof. Nguyen Q. Minh
Hosted by the Department of Nanoengineering

WHEN:
  June 1, 2020
WHERE: Web, to Join

JAN


06

The First ZNetUS Workshop


WHEN:  January 6-8, 2020
WHERE: La Jolla Shores Hotel in La Jolla, California
REGISTER: All attendees are required to register

2019

DEC


02

"Dynamic Screw Pinch Experiments and Pulsed-Power Development"

Paul Campbell, University of Michigan
CER Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: SERF 232 

NOV


20

"Fluid and Continuum-Kinetic Modeling for High-Energy-Density fusion and Astrophysical Plasmas"

Bhuvana Srinivasan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBUII 479, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room 

NOV


07

Sustainable Nanotechnology in the 2020's

2019 SNO Conference

WHEN:  November 7-9, 2019
WHERE: Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, California

NOV


06

Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D21) Seminar

"Decarbonizing Aviation"
Andreas W. Schafer

WHEN: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 2:30-4 p.m.
WHERE: School of Global Policy and Strategy Dean's Conference Room 2nd Floor

R.S.V.P. to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu if you would like to attend.

NOV


06

"Physics of Light Dense Matter: Quantum and Classical Effects"

Shanti Deemyad, University of Utah
CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBUII 479, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

OCT


30

"Optimization Based Microgrid and DER Modeling"

Michael Stadler, CTO Bankable Energy/Xendee Corp. CA and Senior Scientific Advisor, Bioenergy2020+, Austria
CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBUII 479, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

OCT


22

7th International Workshop on Plasma Material Interaction Facilities for Fusion (PMIF2019)


WHEN:
  October 22-25, 2019
WHERE: Scripps Forum in La Jolla, California

OCT


02

"Shaped-charge jet generation and high-energy-density laboratory experiments"

Sasha Velikovich, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBUII 479, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

SEP


25

Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D21) Seminar

"Determining the Role of Nuclear Power in Decarbonizing a World Where Costs Matter"
Peter A. Bradford

WHEN: Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 2:30-4 p.m.
WHERE: School of Global Policy and Strategy Dean's Conference Room 2nd Floor

R.S.V.P. to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu if you would like to attend.

AUG


21

"Vacuum Electron Devices: History and Modern Applications"

CER Seminar
Dr. Monica Blank, Power Industries

WHEN:  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Aug. 21, 2019
WHERE: SERF 329

AUG


20

"Phase Contrast X-ray Diagnostics for HEDP Experiments"

CER Seminar
Dr. Pia Valdivia, Johns Hopkins University

WHEN:  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Aug. 20, 2019
WHERE: SERF 232

AUG


08

Training Workshop on National Security & High Energy Density Science

Technical, Policy, and International Perspectives and Implications

WHEN:  August 8-9, 2019
WHERE: UC San Diego Campus

JUL


28

High Energy Density Summer School

WHEN:  July 28 - August 10, 2019
WHERE: UC San Diego Campus

May


29

"Studying quantum materials using compact pulsed-power drivers: engineering challenges and physical hurdles"

Pierre-Alexandre Gourdain, University of Rochester
CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBUII 479, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

May


08

"Ultrafast X-ray Studies on the Dynamics of Transitions in Geophysical Materials"

Arianna Gleason, Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBUII 479, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

May


07

"Ultrafast X-Ray Diffraction Studies of Phase Transitions and Melting/Recrystallization in Zirconium at the LCLS"

Harry B. Radousky, Deputy Division Leader for Operations, Materials Science Division, LLNL
CER Seminar

WHEN:
  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: SERF 232

MAY


03

2019 CER Open House

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHEN:
  May 3, 2019
WHEREAtkinson Hall, UC San Diego

APR


24

Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D21) Seminar

"Decarbonizing the Northeast Region: Hydropower, Capacity Constraints and Transmission"
By Dr. Pierre-Oliver Pineau

WHEN:
  Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 | 2:30-4 p.m.
WHERE: School of Global Policy and Strategy Conference Room #3106
R.S.V.P. to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu if you would like to attend.

MAR


05

Meet & Greet with ARPA-E Fellow

Lakshana Huddar will share her experiences as an ARPA-E Fellow with eligible graduate students with engineering backgrounds.  Learn more about the program.
If you would like to attend, please R.S.V.P. to cer@ucsd.edu

WHEN:  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.
WHERESERF 208

MAR


01

Inclusive Excellence Award Ceremony

2018 CER awardee, Dr. Saikat Chakraborty Thakur, will be recognized.

WHEN:  Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
WHERE:  Price Center West Ballroom

FEB


27

Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D21) Seminar

Featuring a talk by Mike Ferry
"Steel for Fuel: How Wind, Solar and Storage are Disrupting the Future and Saving Our Planet"

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 2:30-4:00 p.m.
WHEREThe School of Global Policy and Strategy, Conference Room #3106

R.S.V.P. to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu if you would like to attend.

JAN


30

Inverse Sheath & Possible Implications for Divertor Plasmas

Michael Campbell, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:
  January 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

JAN


29

The Advanced Reactors Summit VI & Technology Trailblazers Showcase @ UC San Diego

The U.S. Nuclear Industry Council & University of California San Diego

Conference (Advanced Registration Only)

WHEN:  January 29-31, 2019 

2018

 

NOV


28

The sunny side of curtailment: exploiting the limitations of renewable energy sources for greenhouse gas mitigation

Ahmed Abdulla, UCSD

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 28  /  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

NOV


15

Green Connections 2018


WHEN:  November 15, 2018 
WHERE:  SDG&E Innovation Center, San Diego

Featuring Key Note speaker, Byron Washom

NOV


3 - 4

2018 US-Japan Workshop on Theory and Simulations of High-Field and High Energy Density Physics


WHEN:  November 3 - 4, 2018 
WHERE:  Portland, Oregon
ORGANIZERS: Alex Arefiev, UC San Diego; Yasuhiko Sentoku, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

NOV

2

The Challenge of putting the sun in a box: Plasma-material interactions in the ITER

Greg De Temmerman, ITER Organization

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Friday, November 2  /  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBU II, Room 584

OCT


31

Getting to zero: what will it take to decarbonize electricity

Jesse Jenkins, UCSD

UCSD Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I)

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 31  /  2:30-4 p.m.
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy
Conference Room #3106

OCT


17

Context-Aware Energy Management for the Smart Grid

Tajana Šimunić Rosing, UCSD

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 17  /  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

OCT


12

Visiting Guest: Nilmini Silva-Send

Assistant Director and the C. Hugh Friedman Fellow in Energy Law and Policy at the Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) at USD School of Law

 

WHEN:  Friday, October 12

OCT


3

Ultralow-Binder-Content Composite and Its Application

Yu Qiao

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 3  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

JUN


6

Scalable Thermal Energy Engineering Technologies 

Shannon K Yee

CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, June 6  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

MAY


30

Creating a Star on Earth: Status of Ignition Experiments at the NIF

Tammy Ma

CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 30  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

MAY


30

Long-Term Reliability as a Critical Lever in Determining the Impact of Emerging Solar Technology

David P. Fenning

D2ISeminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 30  /  11:00 am
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy, Conference Room #3106

Please RSVP to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

MAY


18

High and ultra-high intensity laser matter interaction

Enam Chowdhury, OSU Physics

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, May 18  /  1:00 pm
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

MAY


16

Management of PV Power Generation. Less Variability and more Predictability 

Inigo de la Parra

CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 16  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

MAY


14

Modeling of the Hawk Dense Plasma Focus Peter Stoltz, Tech-X 
Corporation

Peter Stoltz, Naval Research Laboratory 

CER Seminar

WHEN: Monday, May 14  /  11:00 am
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

MAY


16

Application of Pattern Recognition to Spectral Data of High and Low Temperature Plasma

Mehmet Fatih Yılmaz, University of Dammam

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 16  /  11:00 am
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

 

APR


25

The shifting technology and politics of large-scale carbon management

Julio Friedmann

D21 Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 25  /  2:30 pm
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy, Conference Room #3106

Please RSVP to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

2018 CER Open House Banner 

APR


19

Ultra intense laser ion acceleration and contrast-enhancing plasma mirrors – experiment and simulations

Ginevra Cochran

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Thursday, April 19  /  11:00 am
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

MAR


27

2018 US-Japan Workshop on Theory and Simulations of High-Field and High Energy Density Physics


WHEN:  March 27 - 28, 2018 
WHERE:  Hiroshima, Japan
ORGANIZERS: Alex Arefiev, UC San Diego; Yasuhiko Sentoku, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan; Tomoyuki Johzaki, Hiroshima University, Japan

MAR


7

Lithium for Fusion – What is Needed to Make it Work

Dr. David Ruzic - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 7, 2018  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

FEB


16

Chollas Eco Village Project: Advanced Energy Community in a Disadvantaged Community (DAC)

William Torre, Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego
Sukumar Srinivas, Center on Global Justice, UC San Diego
Ed Lopez, Groundwork San Diego 


WHEN:  February 16, 2018  /  11am
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

FEB


1

High-Intensity Laser Acceleration of Electrons at Normal Incidence

Joshua May, Instiute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University


WHEN:  February 1, 2018 
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

JAN


31

Charting Pathways to Deep Decarbonization: Challenges for Analysts, Policymakers, Advocates and the Public

Steve Bricks, The School of Blobal Policy and Strategy 

D2I Seminar

WHEN:  Monday, January 31  
WHERE: Conferene Room #3106 / Please RSVP to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

JAN


29

Developing experimental platforms for atomic physics studies at extreme conditions

Dr. Michael MacDonald, University of California, Berkeley

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Monday, January 29  /  11:00 am
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

JAN


26

First experimental demonstration of magnetized fast laser isochoric heating for efficient creation of high-energy-density states

Dr. Shinsuke Fujioka, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, January 26  /  2:00 pm
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

JAN


25

A Vacuum Power Feed Design for a 15-TW Accelerator

Dr. Rick B. Spielman, Idaho State University

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Thursday, January 25  /  11:00 am
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

JAN


11

Training Workshop on National Security and High Energy Density Science:

Technical, Policy, and International Perspectives and Implications

WHEN:  Thursday and Friday, January 11 - 12, 2018
WHERE:  The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club, UC San Diego

2017

DEC


18

US-Japan Workshop on High-Intensity Laser-Matter Interactions, Invitation Only 

Hosted by General Atomics


WHEN:  Monday and Tuesday, December 18 - 19, 2017  /  9:00am - 5:00pm 
WHERE:  General Atomics Campus
ORGANIZERS: Alex Arefiev, UC San Diego; Mingsheng Wei, General Atomics; Masakatsu Murakami, ILE, Japan

DEC


4

Laser-ion acceleration through chirped standing waves - benchmarked against other schemes

Dr. Felix Mackenroth, Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Monday, December 4  /  11:00 am
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

NOV


29

Magnetized ICF

Dr. John Moody - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 29, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room


NOV


29

Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I) Research Seminar

Dr. Parth Vaishnav, Carnegie Mellon University

Is the sky the limit: can we decarbonize civil aviation?

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 29, 2017  / 2:30 - 4:00pm
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy, Conference Room #3106
RSVP:  D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

NOV


15

Z-pinch for Energy Source

Dr. Hafiz-ur-Rahman, Magneto Inertial Fusion Technology Inc

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

NOV


13

High Field Science opportunities of HIBEF UC at HED@XFEL.eu

Dr. Toma Toncian, European XFEL

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Monday, November 13  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU-II, Room 459

NOV


1

Energy Efforts on UCSD Campuses

Byron Washom, UC San Diego

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 1, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

OCT


26

Hydrogen plasma diagnostics for advanced plasma processing

Dr. Shota Nunomura, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Thursday, October 26  /  10:00 am
WHERE: EBU-II, Room 459

OCT


25

Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I) Research Seminar

Dr. Steven J. Davis, University of California, Irvine

Providing energy services without net addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 25, 2017  / 2:30 - 4:00pm
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy, Conference Room #3106
RSVP:  D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

OCT


18

Theory of the Dense Plasma Focus as Fusion Device and Experimental Results

Dr. Eric Lerner, Lawrenceville Plasma Physics Inc.

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 18, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

SEP


22

Helium plasma irradiation to metals : effects on fusion reactor and industrial application

Shin Kajita, IMaSS (Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability), Nagoya University

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, September 22, 2017  / 1:00pm - 2:00pm
WHERE:  Room 479, EBU-II

SEP


12

Quantum Hydrodynamics: Theory and Computation with Application to Charged Particle Stopping in Warm Dense Matter

David Michta, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

WHEN:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017  / 11:am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  Room 232 SERF Blg, UC San Diego

SEP


8

Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion: Let There be Light

Hosted by General Atomics

WHEN:  Friday, September 8, 2017  / 3:00pm - 5:00pm
WHERE:  Atkinson Hall Auditorium, UC San Diego

RSVP required.

AUG


30

WEBINAR: Grid Energy Storage Systems Modeling, Evaluation, and Testing

Antonio Tong, UC San Diego

CER Webinar

WHEN:  Wednesday, August 30, 2017  / 2pm EDT / 11am PDT
WHERE:  Download presentation

AUG


19

Investigation of particle acceleration from ultraintense lasers using electrostatic collisionless shockwaves and positron beam dynamics

Shaun Kerr, University of Alberta

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, August 18, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  Room 329, Science and Engineering Research Facility (SERF)

MAY


26

Generating hundreds of Tesla magnetic fields inside a laser driven solenoid

Clément Goyon

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, May 26, 2017  / 10:00am - 11:00am
WHERE:  Room 329, Science and Engineering Research Facility (SERF)

MAY


24

Using Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Simulations to Understand Helium Kinetics in Tungsten for Fusion Applications

Blas Uberuaga, LANL

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

MAY


19

Electron Excitation from Femtosecond Laser Interactions with Dense Matter

Drake Austin, Ohio State University

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, May 19, 2017  / 1:00pm - 2:00pm
WHERE:  Room 232, Science and Engineering Research Facility (SERF)

MAY


17

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Fast Ignition of Inertial Confinement Fusion

Farhat Beg, UC San Diego

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 17, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

MAY


10

Plasma Flows and Detachment in Innovative Divertor Configurations

Maxim Umansky, LLNL

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 10, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


26

Down the River of Doubt

Marc Meyers, UC San Diego

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

2017 CER Open House Banner

APR


19

Electromagnetic Turbulence and Transport in Increased-beta LAPD Plasmas

Troy Carter, UCLA

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 19, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


12

Outstanding Problems in Astroparticle Physics for Plasma Physicists

Mikhail Malkov, UC San Diego

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


5

2017 JCESR Symposium : Energy Storage

The Synergies with Electric Vehicle Transportation and PV Solar Generation

WHEN:  April 5-6, 2017
WHERE:  Duane J. Roth Auditorium, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

JCSER Symposium

MAR


16

Overview of ITER and Implications of Utilizing Beryllium Components

Rene Raffray, ITER Organization

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Thursday, March 16, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  SERF 232

MAR


1

Advanced Power Electronics Converters with Application to Energy Regenerative Suspension Systems

Reza Sabzehgar, San Diego State University

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 1, 2017  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

FEB


21

Inside Innovation: The Global Race for Better Batteries - Electron Mobility from Ionic Movement

Shirley Meng, UC San Diego

Hosted by the UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization. Register here.

WHEN:  Tuesday, February 21, 2017  / 4:00pm - 6:00pm
WHERE:  Sanford Consortium, Roth Auditorium

FEB


15

Grid Integrated Vehicle

Bjoern Christensen, NUVVE

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 15, 2017  / 11:00am -12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

FEB


1

Seeing is Believing: Stories from the SEAMS

Dora Nakafuji, Hawaiian Electric Company

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 1, 2017  /  4:30pm - 5:30pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

JAN


25

Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I) Research Seminar

William Torre, UC San Diego

Accommodation of higher penetration of renewable generation by implementation of energy storage and other advanced smart control technology to meet Decarbonization objectives

WHEN:  Wednesday, January 25, 2017  /  2:30 - 4:00pm
WHERE:  Henry Booker Room, 2nd Floor, JSOE EBU-I

JAN


18

Optimal On-Load Tap Changer Control for Higher PV Hosting Capacity of Distribution Feeders

Vahid Rasouli Disfani, UC San Diego

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, January 18, 2017  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

2016

NOV


30

Utilization of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Power and Fuels

Reinhard Seiser, UC San Diego

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 30, 2016  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

NOV


16

Key Phenomena Enabling Direct Simulation of Real Fuel Combustion Chemistry

Hai Wang, Stanford University

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

NOV


9

Electrical Fires and Explosions

Vyto Babrauskas, Fire Science and Technology Inc.

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 9, 2016  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

NOV


2

Direct Numerical Simulations of Turbulent Premixed Flames in Lean Methane/Air Mixtures

John Abraham, San Diego State University

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 2, 2016  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

OCT


26

Real-World Mass Emission Determination of a High Efficient Mono-Fuel CNG Light Duty Vehicle

Ernst Pucher, Vienna University of Technology

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 26, 2016  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

OCT


19

Science and Engineering of Thermal Energy Materials and Devices

Ravi Prasher, Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 19, 2016  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

OCT


14

2-LTD-Brick X-Pinch Radiation Source: From Simple RLC to State-of-the-Art Plasma Radiation Source

Roman Shapovalov, Idaho State University

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, October 14, 2016  /  12:00 - 1:00pm
WHERE:  SERF 232

OCT


12

Flame Assisted Fabrication of Nano-materials with Applications to Energy Storage

Joaquin Camacho, San Diego State University

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 12, 2016  /  11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

SEP


28

Electrochemical Energy Storage - Challenges and Opportunities

Shirley Meng, UC San Diego

Deep Carbonization Initiative Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 / 2:30pm - 4:00pm
WHERE: Large Qualcomm Conference Center, JSOE Jacobs Hall EBUI

SEP


26

Recent Results at LULI on Ion Acceleration Using Ultra-Intense Lasers and Overview of the Future Multi-PW Apollon Laser Facility 

Julien Fuchs, LULI, École Polytechnique, France

CER Seminar

WHEN: Monday, September 26, 2016 / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE: SERF 232

AUG


16

A New Jet-Stirred Apparatus for Turbulent Premixed Flame and Chemical Kinetics Experiment 

Paul D. Ronney, University of Southern California

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

JUL


22

High Energy Density Z-Pinch Plasmas using Flow Stabilization: ZaP-HD

Michael P. Ross, University of Washington

CER Seminar

WHEN: Friday, July 22, 2016 / 12:00pm
WHERE: SERF 232

JUN


24

Polygenerative Electrochemical Systems for a Low Carbon Future

Dr. Whitney Colella, Gaia Energy Research Institute

CER Seminar

WHEN: Friday, June 24, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

MAY


23

Center for Energy Research Open House

 

WHEN: Monday, May 23, 2016 / 9:00am - 3:00pm
WHERE: Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

MAY


18

Stochastic Valuation of Energy Storage Systems Considering Degradation

Nanpeng Yu, UC Riverside

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

MAY


11

Optimization with Gas Turbines

Mauricio de Oliveira, UC San Diego

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

MAY


4

DIII-D Research to Advance the Path Toward Fusion Energy

Richard Buttery, General Atomics

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


27

Energy Storage Optimization Schemes for PV Integration

Elizabeth Ratnam, UC San Diego

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


20

Inference and Control of Electric Loads Given Sparse Measurements and Communications Delays

Johanna Mathieu, University of Michigan

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


15

Spectroscopic Characterization of High Temperature, High Density Plasmas with Minimal Gradients

Edward Marley, UC Davis

CER Seminar

WHEN: Friday, April 15, 2016 / 1:00 - 2:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

APR


13

Investigations of Poloidal Rotation in the DIII-D Tokamak

Colin Chrystal, General Atomics

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


12

Kinetic Modeling of Ultraintense X-Ray Laser-Matter Interactions

Royle, Sentoku, Mancini, Paraschiv, and Jozaki

CER Seminar

WHEN: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 / 2:00 - 3:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

APR


6

Carbon Slam: Towards Zero Emission

Mihri Ozkan, UC Riverside

Joint CER-MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

APR


1

High Intensity Particle Physics at PW-Lasers

Stepan Bulanov, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

CER Seminar

WHEN: Friday, April 1, 2016 / 2:00 - 3:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

MAR


29

New Perspectives in Laboratory Astrophysics Using High Intensity Lasers

Dr. Emmanuel d'Humieres, University of Bordeaux, France

CER Seminar

WHEN: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

MAR


17

Wide Bandgap Material and Devices for Power, Energy, and Harsh Environment Sensing

Ayden Maralani, UC San Diego

CER Seminar

WHEN: Thursday, March 17, 2016 / 2:00 - 3:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

MAR


14

UC San Diego - Kyoto University Joint Symposium

Regenerative Medicine & Biology, Cancer & Drug Development, and Advanced Energy Research

   

Learn about the cutting-edge research and translational endeavors at the two prominent universities and network with eminent investigators in the fields of regenerative medicine and biology, cancer, drug development, and advanced energy research.

   

WHEN: March 14 - 15, 2016 / 8:00am
WHERE: La Jolla, CA

MAR


9

The Opportunity Cost of Modeling in Energy Systems

Robert Bitmead, UC San Diego

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 / 11:00 - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

FEB


10

Magnetized Target Fusion

Irvin R. Lindemuth, University of Nevada, Reno

Joint CER-CASS seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / 1:00 - 2:00pm
WHERE: SERF 329

FEB


10

Plasma Interactions with the ITER Material Mix

Matthew Baldwin, UC San Diego, PISCES Laboratory

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

JAN


25

Changes in Transport with Resonant Magnetic Perturbations in Tokamaks

Saskia Mordijck, College of William and Mary

Joint CER and Plasma Physics Seminar

WHEN: Monday, January 25, 2016 / 4:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

JAN


22

Multifaceted Role of Relativistic Transparency in Laser-plasma Interactions

David J. Stark, University of Texas, Austin

CER Seminar

WHEN: Friday, January 22, 2016 / 1:30 - 2:30pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

JAN


20

Progress at Trialpha Energy

Sergei Putvinski, Tri-Alpha-Energy Inc.

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 / 11:00 - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

JAN


18

Modeling the Radiation Drive, Heating, and Ionization of a Photoionized Neon Plasma Experiment at the Z Facility

Thomas E. Lockard, University of Nevada, Reno

CER Seminar

WHEN: Monday, January 18, 2016 / 2:00 - 3:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 584

JAN


12

Interface Mediated Thermal Transport: From Hybrid Materials to Hard Disk Drives

Jonathan A. Malen, Carnegie Mellon University

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, January 12, 2016 / 11:00 - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

JAN


11

Toward integrated multi-scale pedestal simulations

X.Q. Xu, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Joint CER and Plasma Physics Seminar

WHEN: Monday, January 11, 2016 / 4:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

JAN


8

New Frontiers in Simulating Black Hole Accretion and Jets

Alexander Tchekhovskoy, Einstein Postdoc Fellow, UC Berkeley

Special Astro-Plasma CER Seminar

WHEN: Friday, January 8, 2016 / 12:00 - 1:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

2015

DEC


2

Modular High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor (MHTGR) : Robust, Real, Ready & Revolutionary

Chris Hamilton, Ultrasafe Nuclear Corporation

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 / 11:00 - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479

NOV


18

Thermal Energy Transport and Conversion: Fundamentals and Applications

Renkun Chen, UC San Diego

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 / 11:00 - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479

NOV


17

A Virtual Sky Imager Testbed for Solar Energy Forecasting

Ben Kurtz, UC San Diego

CER Graduate Seminar Series

WHEN: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 / 11:00 - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479

NOV


9

Spontaneous Profile Self-Organization in a Simple Realization of Drift-Wave Turbulence

Lang Cui, UC San Diego / Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Plasma Physics Seminar

WHEN: Monday, November 9, 2015 / 4:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

NOV


4

Enginering Defects to Enable Cost-Effective Solar Cells

David Fenning, UC San Diego

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479

NOV


3

High Energy Density Physics at Sandia: Material Science at Mbar Regimes

Dawn Flickerm Sandia National Laboratory

CER Seminar

WHEN: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 / 2:00 - 3:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

OCT


21

Exploring Electrochemical Energy Storage in Lower Dimensions 

Prabhakar Bandaru, UC San Diego

Joint CER and MAE Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479

OCT


7

Photosynthetic bio-manufacturing in green algae

Steve Mayfield, UC San Diego

CER Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 479

OCT


5

Overview of Research at Washington State University

Dr. Christopher Keane, Washington State University

CER Seminar

WHEN: Monday, October 5, 2015 / 3:00pm
WHERE: SERF 383

SEP


25

Monte-Carlo Simulation and Measurements of Electrons, Positrons, and Gamma-rays Generated by Laser-Solid Interactions

Alexander Henderson, Rice University, Texas

CER Seminar

WHEN: Friday, September 25, 2015 / 11:00am
WHERE: SERF 329

SEP


24

Under the Microscope: What Insight can the Newest Analytical Tools Yield About Radiation Effects in Materials? 

Chad M. Parish, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

CER Seminar

WHEN: Thursday, September 24, 2015 / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479

SEP


10

Plasma Formation and Evolution on the Surface of Copper 101 & 145 Alloys Driven by a Mega-Ampere Current

Kevin Yates, University of Nevada, Reno

CER Seminar

WHEN: Thursday, September 10, 2015 / 2:00 - 3:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479

AUG


23

The 5th International Conference on High Energy Density Physics (ICHED 2015)

   

WHEN: August 23 - 27, 2015
WHERE: San Diego, CA

AUG


17

HEDP Summer School

   

WHEN: August 17 - 21, 2015
WHERE: San Diego, CA

JUL


9

Present Status of Liquid Metal Research for a Fusion Reactor

Francisco L. Tabarés, CIEMAT, Madrid

CER Seminar

WHEN: Thursday, July 9, 2015 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 459

APR


8

Solar Forecasting

Jan Kleissl, Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego

CER Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 / 11:00am
WHERE: EBUII 459

APR


1

Cleantech San Diego Education Series: San Diego's Energy Storage Future

Bill Torre, Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego

WHEN: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
WHERE: San Diego, CA

MAR


5

Turbulence nonlinearities and the L-to-H transition threshold

Istvan Cziegler, Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego

CER Seminar

WHEN: Thursday, March 5, 2015 / 1:00pm
WHERE: SERF 329

MAR


4

CER Annual Retreat 

Jennifer Burney (IR/PS), David Victor (IR/PS), Farhat Beg (CER), Jan Kleissl (CER), all UC San Diego

WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 / 9:00am - 1:00pm
WHERE: UC San Diego Price Center

FEB


25

Electrical Energy Storage Research at UC San Diego

Bill Torre, Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego

CER Seminar

WHEN: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE: EBUII 479

2014

17 November 2014

CER Seminar: 3D printed UST_2 stellarator, a small innovative fusion device

21-22 October 2014

Outreach Event: 2014 High Tech Fair

22-25 April 2014

Workshop: Transport Task Force (TTF) 2014

2013

2012

9 October 2012

CER Seminar: René Raffray (ITER IO) - Overview of ITER

7 June 2012

CER Seminar: Edmund S. Wyndham (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) - Unravelling the dynamics of a compact low energy capillary discharge with significant soft X-ray emission

8 May 2012

CER Seminar: Frank H. Shu (UCSD & Academia Sinica) - Molten Salt Breeder Reactors

16 March 2012

CER Seminar: Ioana Paraschiv (University of Nevada) - Z-pinch modeling using the two-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic code MHRDR

27 January 2012

CER Seminar: Jason Cassibry (University of Alabama) - The Case for Fusion Propulsion

18 January 2012

CER Seminar: Peng Zhang (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor) - Effects of Surface Roughness on Electrical Contact, RF Heating and Field Enhancement

8-13 January 2012

Outreach: Joint CMTFO - CMSO Winter School 2012

2011

21 November 2011

CER Seminar: Dara Navaei (UCSD Center for Energy Research) - Elastic-Plastic Analysis of the Transition Divertor Joint for High Performance Divertor Target Plate

9 November 2011

CER Seminar: Chien Kuo Liu (Taiwan Institute of Nuclear Energy Research) - Sealing Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) and Current Status of R&D on SOFC and other Energy Technologies at Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER) in Taiwan

 24 October 2011

CER Seminar: Heun Tae Lee (Osaka University) - Deuterium plasma driven permeation through tungsten

 26 September 2011

CER Seminar: R. Yan (U. Rochester) - Growth, Saturation and Energetic Electron Generation in Two-Plasmon Decay Instabilities in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion

 10-16 July 2011

Outreach Event: High Energy Density Physics summer school, hosted by Dr. Mingsheng Wei

31 May 2011

CER Seminar: Alex James (UCSD, MAE Dept and CER) - Investigations of runaway electron generation, transport, and stability in the DIII-D tokamak

26 May 2011

CER Seminar: Samuel Yuspeh (UCSD, ECE Dept and CER) - Dynamics and manipulation of the dominant 13.5 nm in-band extreme ultraviolet emitting region of laser-produced Sn plasmas

26 May 2011

CER Seminar: Dain Holdener (UCSD, MAE Dept and CER) - Convective Heating Analysis of an ICF Target in a High Temperature, Low Reynolds Number Xenon Environment

25 May 2011

Conference: UCSD Forum on Energy Research

24 May 2011

CER Seminar: Russell Burdt (UCSD, ECE Dept and CER) - Ion Emission and Expansion in Laser-Produced Tin Plasma

5 May 2011

CER Seminar: Dmitry Osin (Weizmann Institute of Science and NIST) - Experimental Study of the Ion Thermalization at a Z-pinch at Stagnation

8 April 2011

CER Seminar: Bedros Afeyan (Polymath Research, Pleasanton, CA) - Optimal Control of Laser-Plasma Instabilities in Plasmas Using STUD Pulses

8 April 2011

CER Seminar: Nadia Gambino (University of Catania, Italy) - Investigation of laser generated plasmas for astrophysical applications

28 February 2011

CER Seminar: John Vetrano (DOE BES) - Overview of the Department of Energy's Basic Energy Sciences Research in the Division of Materials Science and Engineering

2010

7 December 2010

CER organized seminar series: Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology for Energy Sustainability

7 December 2010

CER Seminar: Robert Martin (UC San Diego) - Mixture Fluid Algorithms Applied to Inertial Fusion Energy Chamber Gas to Evaluate Impact on Direct-Drive Target Survival

16 November 2010

CER organized seminar series:Solar variability and solar forecasting for PV grid integration

2 November 2010

CER organized seminar series: Study of high intensity laser produced fast electron source and transport for reentrant cone guided fast ignition laser fusion

28 October 2010

CER Seminar: Dustin H. Froula (University of Rochester) - Thomson scattering in inertial confinement fusion plasmas

26 October 2010

CER organized seminar series:Combined flux compression and plasma opening switch on the Saturn pulsed power generator

19 October 2010

CER organized seminar series: The potential of micro-algae for the production of biofuels and bio-products

8 September 2010

CER Seminar: J.P. Chittenden (Imperial College) - MHD and Kinetic Modelling of High Energy Density Plasmas

28-30 June 2010

Workshop: HEDP Workshop 2010, Organizers: Farhat Beg, Dick Lee (UCB), Chis Neuman (UCLA)

20-21 May 2010

Conference: ARIES Town Meeting on "Edge Plasma Physics and Plasma Material Interactions in the Fusion Power Plant Regime", Organizers: Mark Tillack (UCSD), Alan Turnbull (GA), Charles Kessel (PPPL)

14 May 2010

CER Seminar: Yohei Iida (University of Tokyo) - Optical Emission Spectroscopy of He I considering the spatial structure of Optical Escape Factor

6 May 2010

CER Seminar: Joseph Kindel (University of Nevada Reno) - High Energy Density Physics at the Nevada Terawatt Facility

29 April 2010

CER Seminar: Jake Blanchard (University of Wisconsin - Madison) - Micro-Scale Nuclear Power Sources

26 April 2010

CER Seminar: John Verboncoeur (UC Berkeley) - Particle-in-cell modeling of plasmas

22 February 2010

CER Seminar: Charles Hall (State University of New York) - Peak Oil, Energy Return on Energy Invested and Your Economic Future

3 February 2010

CER Seminar: Bedros Afeyan (Polymath Research Inc.) - Highlights of HEDLP Research Involving the Control of Laser-Plasma Instabilities

2009

3 December 2009

CER Seminar: J. Chen (Ohio State University) - Experimental and Simulation Studies of Femtosecond Laser Induced Plasma Discharge in Small Gaps and Material Surface Processing

2 December 2009

CER Seminar: F. Veloso (Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission) - Dense Transient Plasmas with Neutral Gas Center: Laser-Produced and Z-pinches

19 November 2009

CER Seminar: Yarong Mu (U. Michigan) - Development and application of 3D-DIVIMP(HC) Monte Carlo impurity modeling code

19 November 2009

CER Seminar: M. G. Haines (Imperial College, London) - Competition between the resistive Weibel instability and the electrothermal instability in fast ignition

3 August 2009

 CER Seminar: Akira Endo (EUVA, Japan) - Measurement and modeling of laser ablation of Tin droplet for clean EUV source

3 August 2009

 CER Seminar: Claudio Bellei (Imperial College, London) - Electron transport studies via rear side optical emission and nonlinear pulse evolution in laser-driven wakefields

17 July 2009

 CER Seminar: Brian Chrisman (University of Nevada, Reno) - Study of ultra-intense laser produced plasmas via computer simulation

31 May - 5 June 2009

Conference: 36th International Conference on Plasma Science and 23rd Symposium on Fusion Engineering, General chairs: Farhat Beg and Mark Tillack

21 April 2009

CER Seminar: John Pasley (University of York) - Defocusing effect in laser-cone coupling for fast ignition

5-9 April 2009

Workshop: 8th International Workshop on the Physics of Wire Array Z-Pinches, hosted by Dr. Simon Bott

26 March 2009

CER Seminar: Nek Shaikh (University of Sindh) - Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy of Zinc, Cadmium and Mercury Plasma Parameters Produced by the 1064 nm, 532 nm and 355 nm of Nd:YAG Laser

20 March 2009

CER Seminar: Takeshi Higashiguchi (Utsunomiya University) - Guidance and compression of an ultrashort laser pulse in a capillary discharge-produced plasma channel

9-13 February 2009

Workshop: TITAN US/Japan Workshop and Steering Committee Meeting, hosted by Drs. Dai Kai Sze and Mark Tillack

2008

11 July 2008

CER Seminar: Hyun Chung - Modeling of Finite-Temperature Dense Matter in High Energy Density Physics

9 June 2008

CER Seminar: Aghapi Mordovanakis (U. Michigan) - X rays and relativistic electron beams from the interaction of a relativistic-intensity laser with solid-density plasmas at kilohertz repetition rates

27 May 2008

CER Seminar: Christopher Jennings (SNLA) - 3D resistive MHD modeling of wire array Z-pinches

22 May 2008

CER Seminar: Simon C. Bott (UCSD) - Pulsed power driven plasmas for High Energy Density Physics Studies

19 May 2008

CER Seminar: Pravesh Patel (LLNL) - Fast Ignition Research at LLNL

25 April 2008

CER Seminar: Krzysztof Nowak (EUVA) - Efficient and compact short pulse MOPA system for Laser-Produced-Plasma Extreme-UV sources employing RF-discharge slab-waveguide CO2 amplifiers andYoshifumi Ueno (EUVA) - CO2 laser-produced Sn-plasma source for high-volume manufacturing EUV lithography

21 April 2008

CER Seminar: Ying Tsui (U. Alberta) - Laser Matter Interactions and Applications

2 April 2008

CER Seminar: Michail Tzoufras (UCLA) - Generation of 1 to 100 GeV monoenergetic electron beams via laser wakefield acceleration

28 February 2008

CER Seminar: Tara Desai (Universita degli studi Milano) - Laboratory Craters: Modeling Experiments for Meteorite Impact Craters?

25 February 2008

CER Seminar: Keiji Nagai (ILE Osaka) - Bubble tin targets for LPP EUV light source

12 February 2008

CER Seminar: C. D. Zhou (LLE Rochester) - Fuel Assembly for Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion and Shock Fast-Ignition

24 January 2008

CER Seminar: Kazuo Tanaka (ILE Osaka) - Fast Ignition Physics and FIREX Laser Review

17 January 2008

CER Seminar: Nguyen Minh (GE Global Research) - Fuel Cells: Clean Energy Technology for Power Generation

2007

28 November 2007

CER Seminar: Thomas Sanford (Sandia National Laboratories) - An overview of the Dynamic Hohlraum X-Ray source at Sandia National Lab

22 October 2007

CER Seminar: Bedros Afeyan (Polymath Research) - Morphological Diversity Extraction and Exploiting Sparsity in Inertial Confinement Fusion Research

28 August 2007

CER Seminar: Greg Tallents (University of York) - The development and application of extreme ultra-violet lasers

28 August 2007

CER Seminar: Takuya Goto (University of Tokyo) - Core Plasma and Dry Wall Chamber Design for Fast Ignition Laser Fusion Reactor FALCON-D

29 July 29 - 4 August 2007

CER Seminar: 2007 High Energy Density Physics summer school, hosted by Prof. Farhat Beg

20 July 2007

CER Seminar: Hiroshi Sawada (University of Rochester) - Experimental investigation of shock heating and heat front penetration in planar targets relevant to direct drive inertial confinement fusion

25 May 2007

CER Seminar: Rob Goldston and Jon Menard (PPPL) - The Path to Magnetic Fusion Energy: Crossing the Next Frontier

14 May 2007

CER Seminar: Stephen Dean (Fusion Power Associates) - Fusion Energy: Need, Promise, Progress and Politics

23 April 2007

CER Seminar: Alessandra Ravasio (Ecole Polytechnique) - Novel diagnostics for WDM: application to shock compressed targets

5 April 2007

CER Seminar: Ryan Rygg (MIT) - Shock convergence and mix dynamics in inertial confinement fusion

16 March 2007

CER Seminar: Chris Gregory (University of York, UK) - Astrophysical Jet Experiments with Laser-Produced Plasmas

7 March 2007

CER Distinguished Lecture Series: Steven Koonin (Chief Scientist, BP) - Energy Trends and Technologies for the Coming Decades

16 February 2007

CER Seminar: Malcolm Haines (Plasma Physics Group, Imperial College) - The Wire-Array Z-Pinch; an Efficient X-ray Source for ICF and a New Ion Heating Mechanism

CER organized seminar series

  • April 12, 2007: Modular Helium Reactor Design, Technology and Applications
  • April 19, 2007: Production of Hydrogen from Nuclear and Solar Energy
  • May 3, 2007: The deep burn destruction of nuclear waste transuranics using the gas cooled reactor
  • May 10, 2007: Tensegrity Energy Harvesting Structures
  • May 17, 2007: Inertial fusion energy by fast ignition
  • May 24, 2007: A Thermo Chemical Process for the Conversion of Biomass to Mixed Alcohol, 2007:
  • May 31, 2007: Energy applications of nanotechnology
  • June 7, 2007: Energy in Context: Global and Local Energy Issues
  • June 8, 2007: Geothermal Energy: Extracting Heat from Hot Dry Rock Masse

Applied Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy organized seminar series

  • February 7, 2007: Microscopic characterization of dense plasmas using x-ray scattering
  • February 14, 2007: A theory of spontaneous toroidal rotation and some thoughts on neoclassical poloidal rotation in tokamaks
  • February 21, 2007: Dipole RF Power from Laser Plasmas with No Dipole Moment
  • February 28, 2007: Diagnostics to Investigate the Runaway Electron Energy Distribution Function during Disruptions in DIII-D Tokamak
  • March 7, 2007:CER Distinguished Lecture
  • March 14, 2007: Mass Production of Inertial Fusion Energy Fuel Pellets
  • March 21, 2007: Creation of Hot Dense Matter in Short Pulse Laser Interactions with Tamped Foils

2006

13-16 March 2006

H2-Automotive Workshop, contact K. Seshadri, view preliminary program

28 Feb - 2 March 2006

Plasma Facing Components US Program Review

CER Seminars

  • December 5, 2006: Justin Wark (Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford) - Picosecond X-ray Diffraction from Shock-Compressed Crystals
  • July 6, 2006: K. P. Shamrai (Institute for Nuclear Research, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) - Ion-acoustic turbulence in helicon plasmas
  • June 16, 2006: Ali Abou-Sena (University of California, Los Angeles) - Experimental Study of the Effective Thermal Conductivity and Interface Thermal Conductance of a Lithium Titanate Pebble Bed
  • March 16, 2006: Andrea Ciardi (Observatoire de Paris, France) - Laboratory Models for Astrophysical Jets
  • March 10, 2006: Valerie Izzo (MIT Plasma Fusion Science Center) - MHD Simulations of Disruption Mitigation by Noble Gas Injection on Alcator C-MOD
  • March 10, 2006: Yasuhiko Sentoku (University of Nevada, Reno) - Numerical Modeling of Laser Isochoric Heating of Hot Dense Matter
  • March 7, 2006: M. D. Mitchell (Cornell University) - Spectroscopic Measurements from the X-ray bursts of 4-wire Manganin X-pinches
  • March 6, 2006: K. M. Chandler (Cornell University) - Studying X-pinch Plasmas and Controlling the Radiation Characteristics
  • February 24, 2006: Mark Herrmann (Sandia National Laboratory) - Fill tube experiments on Z
  • February 24, 2006: John Porter (Sandia National Laboratory) - Overview of the Pulsed Power Inertial Confinement Fusion Program
  • February 3, 2006: James A. King (University of California Davis and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) - Results and Analysis from Ti K Imaging Radiography of Plastic Microshell Implosions

Applied Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy organized seminar series

  • Jan. 17, 2006: Analysis of time-resolved non-LTE L-shell spectra from Ti-doped aerogels
  • Jan. 24, 2006: Studies of zonal flow - drift wave interactions in the DIII-D tokamak and numerical simulation
  • Jan. 31, 2006: The Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Edge Localized Modes on the DIII-D and MAST Tokamaks
  • Feb. 7, 2006: Experimental Characterization of an Energetic Electron Beam in High Current X-pinch Plasma
  • Feb. 14, 2006: Disruption mitigation experiments using noble gas jets in DIII-D
  • Feb. 21, 2006: Edge Localized Mode Control in DIII-D Using Magnetic Perturbation-Induced Pedestal Transport Changes
  • Feb. 28, 2006: Time dependant Thermo-mechanical Modeling including Phase Changes in Direct Drive Inertial Fusion Energy Targets Master's defense
    Advisor: A. R. Raffray
    (PFC review today)
  • March 7, 2006: A target engagement system for inertial fusion energyMaster's defense
    Advisor: M. Tillack
  • March 14, 2006: H2 Automotive Workshop in 479 - No Seminar
  • March 21, 2006: HAPL mtg today
  • April 4, 2006: Use of four channel convex spectrometer to measure L-shell spectra in x-pinches
  • April 11, 2006: Optimization of laser-produced plasmas for EUV lithography
  • April 18, 2006: Molybdenum and carbon angular sputtering distributions under low energy ion bombardment
  • April 25, 2006: ARIES workshop @GA
  • May 9, 2006: Plasma-material interactions with mixed-material surfaces
  • May 23, 2006: PSI mtg
  • October 4, 2006: Microtarget fabrication at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
  • October 11, 2006: Ionoluminescence and its application to fusion plasmas
  • October 18, 2006: X (-pinch) marks the spot for fusion
  • October 25, 2006: MHD analysis of the ARIES-CS DCLL blanket
  • November 1APS DPP mtg
  • November 15, 2006: Techniques for improving the radiative properties of underdense laser-produced plasma
  • November 22, 2006: Interferometric tracking for inertial fusion
  • November 29, 2006: Acceptance criteria for the ITER divertor vertical target

2005

CER Seminar

  • November 18, 2005: Takeshi Matsuoka (NSF Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan) Laser Plasma Interactions Related to Fast Ignition of Inertial Fusion Energy
  • November 8, 2005: K. Malik (Imperial College, London), Electron Wave Amplification Phenomena in the Combined Electron/Ion Beam System of an Electrostatic Ion Thruster and the Resulting RF Radiation
  • October 31, 2005: Michael Shats (Australian National University, Canberra), Spectral Condensation as a Paradigm for the L-H Transition and the Role of the Geodesic Transfer
  • October 31, 2005: Stefan Mueller (Association EURATOM/Ecole Polytechnique), Electrostatic turbulence and structures in a simple magnetized plasma
  • October 12, 2005: N. Renard-Le Galloudec (Nevada Terawatt Facility), Target Fabrication at Universities - What for?
  • October 5, 2005: Gennady Sarkisov (Ktech Corporation), Experimental Investigation of the Initial Stage of Nanosecond Exploding Wires
  • August 24, 2005: Ken Bray and N. Swaminathan (University of Cambridge), Effect of Dilatation on scalar dissipation in turbulent premixed flames
  • August 23, 2005: Milan Kalal (Czech Technical University), Prague Asterix Laser System - PALS: Overview of Latest Activities
  • August 22, 2005: Amable Liñán (ETSI Aeronáuticos, Madrid, Spain), On the outflow from, and inflow into, a circular pipe
  • August 19, 2005: P. D. Ronney (Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California), Premixed flame propagation in Hele-Shaw cells
  • August 17, 2005: Steven G. Buckley (UCSD Center for Energy Research), Laser-Induced Plasmas: A Fresh Look at a Hot Topic
  • August 15, 2005: Antonio Luis Sanchez Perez (Universidad Carlos III), Fronts in High-Temperature Laminar Gas Jets
  • August 12, 2005: Paul Clavin (Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors Equilibre), Nonlinear theory of ablative Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities in the limit of an infinitely large density ratio. Application to ICF
  • August 10, 2005: John Hewson (Sandia National Laboratories), Ignition Propagation in Constant Volume Chambers with Inhomogeneities
  • August 8, 2005: Norbert Peters (RWTH Aachen), Universal range scaling of dissipation elements
  • July 13, 2005: David Montgomery (LANL), Characterization of D-T Cryogenic Layer Formation in a Beryllium Capsule Using X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging
  • June 9, 2005: Gilbert Collins (LLNL), "Using high energy density facilities to explore matter from a few kilobar to several gigabar"
  • June 7, 2005: P. W. McKenty, "Direct Drive Ignition on the NIF, the Increasing Role of Target Fabrication"
  • June 2, 2005: Tao Yezheng, "Characterization of laser produced Sn plasmas for extreme ultraviolet lithography light sources"
  • May 19, 2005: J. A. Koch, "Diagnosing ICF Implosions at Omega and the NIF"
  • April 4, 2005: Bernard J. Kozioziemski III, "X-ray Phase Contrast Enhanced Imaging for Characterization of National Ignition Facility Capsules"
  • February 8, 2005: Mark Tillack, "Radiation-Hydrodynamic Analysis of Doped Underdense Targets for HED Studies"
  • January 18, 2005: Dale Welch, "Simulation of the generation and long distance transport of proton beams at LULI"
  • January 17, 2005: Martin Richardson, "Micro-droplet laser-plasma sources for EUV Lithography"
  • January 11, 2005: Dmitry Fedin, "Characterization of Hot Dense Plasma in Spectral Range 0.1-500 keV"

2004

 Applied Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy organized seminar series

 Fusion Energy Seminars and Events

  • November 23, 2004: Mingsheng Wei, "Electron beam filamentation and ion acceleration in high-intensity short-pulse laser plasma interaction"
  • November 8, 2004: H. J. Kunze, "Soft X-ray lasing in a ablative capillary discharge at 18.2 nm"
  • October 5, 2004: Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, "Science that Matters: Advances in Materials Science and Chemistry for National Security Applications"
  • August 23, 2004: A. J. Mackinnon, "Proton probing of plasmas and shocked materials"
  • August 4, 2004: M. Klapisch and M. Busquet, "The Hullac code for atomic physics"
  • July 7, 2004: J. L. Maxwell, "Laser-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition for Microengineering of Targets" (at GA)
  • May 4, 2004: S. Haan, "Update on requirements for fabrication of ignition targets for NIF" (at GA)
  • May 3, 2004: S. Haan, "Progress towards indirect drive ignition on the National Ignition Facility"
  • April 19, 2004: Shinsuke Fujioka, "Suppression of Rayleigh-Taylor Instability due to Radiative Ablation in Brominated Plastic Targets" (at GA)
  • April 19, 2004: Hiroyuki Shiraga, "Multi-Imaging X-ray Streak Camera for Ultrahigh-speed Two-dimensional X-ray Imaging of Imploded Core Plasmas" (at GA)
  • March 19, 2004: Max Tabak, "Gain Issues for Fast Ignition" (at GA)
  • March 12, 2004: Peter Amendt, "Prospects for hohlraum-driven double-shell ignition on the National Ignition Facility"
  • February 23, 2004: Christopher Deeney, "Putting in the squeeze - magnetic compression of high energy density plasmas and high pressure materials"
  • February 17, 2004: Craig Olson and Gary Rochau, "Z-Pinch Inertial Fusion Energy"
  • January 27, 2004: L. J. Suter, "Progress on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) and Indirect Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) target physics"
  • January 21, 2004: Debra A. Callahan, M. Tabak, "Targets for Heavy Ion Inertial Fusion Energy"

2003

 Fusion Energy Seminars and Events

  • December 5, 2003: Andy Bayramian (LLNL), "Enabling Technologies of the Mercury Laser: A Testbed for a Diode-Pumped Solid-State Laser Inertial Fusion Energy Driver"
  • November 20, 2003: Patrick Calderoni (UCLA), "Experimental and numerical study of transient condensation of lithium and beryllium fluoride excited vapors for IFE systems"
  • November 19, 2003: Susana Reyes (LLNL), "Latest Developments on IFE Materials Response and Safety Studies at LLNL"
  • October 31, 2003: Mark Tillack, "Laser ablation plume dynamics and particulate generation"
  • October 21, 2003: Elio D'Agata, "Mechanical and Thermal Aspects of the ITER Divertor"
  • September 19, 2003: Zhiyu Zhang, "Ultrafast Laser Ablation and Plasma Diagnostics"
  • September 8, 2003: Giacomo Aiello, "SiCf/SiC Composites as Structural Material for the TAURO Fusion Blanket"
  • August 8, 2003: David Meyerhofer, "Progress in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Research"

2002