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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
PRINCETON PLASMA
PHYSICS LABORATORY

Fusion energy and plasma physics research is the primary mission of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). A collaborative national center for fusion energy and plasma physics research, PPPL is managed by Princeton University for the U.S. Department of Energy. An associate mission for PPPL is to provide the highest quality of education in fusion energy, plasma physics, and related technologies.

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A collaboration bears fruit as W7-X celebrates first research plasma

A collaboration bears fruit as W7-X celebrates first research plasma

Scientists from the US Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and other national laboratories joined colleagues from around the world at the celebration for the first plasma of the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) stellarator at the Max Planck Institute in Greifswald, Germany.

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Schweickhard 'Schwick' von Goeler dies at 84

Schweickhard 'Schwick' von Goeler, an award-winning physicist at the US Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) for more than 35 years and the inventor of numerous X-ray diagnostics used in fusion experiments worldwide, died of leukemia on Dec. 6 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was 84.

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Schweickhard 'Schwick' von Goeler dies at 84

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Lab Contact Info

Contact: Kitta McPherson
Phone: 609-243-2755
Email: kittamac@pppl.gov
Location: Princeton, NJ

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26-Jan-2016
PPPL team wins 80 million processor hours on nation's fastest supercomputer
DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

12-Jan-2016
Top-5 achievements at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in 2015
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12-Jan-2016
PPPL engineers complete the design of Wendelstein 7-X scraper unit
DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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