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The Cornell Beam Research Accelerator is used in the Laboratory of Plasma Studies to deliver 150-nanosecond current pulses to various configurations of metal foils, cylinders and gas puffs in order to produce high energy density plasmas

Weizmann Institute of Science Collaborates on Plasma Physics Research at Cornell

An international symposium this month is celebrating the labs's 50th anniversary

The Cornell Beam Research Accelerator is used in the Laboratory of Plasma Studies to deliver 150-nanosecond current pulses to various configurations of metal foils, cylinders and gas puffs in order to produce high energy density plasmas

The Cornell Beam Research Accelerator is used in the Laboratory of Plasma Studies to deliver 150-nanosecond current pulses to various configurations of metal foils, cylinders and gas puffs in order to produce high energy density plasmas

The Cornell-based Laboratory of Plasma Studies has been granted $15M for research. “The funding enables LPS’s Multi-University Center of Excellence for Pulsed-Power-Driven High-Energy-Density Science to advance its research program in collaboration with scientists from the University of California, San Diego, Imperial College (London), the Lebedev Physical Institute (Moscow), the University of Michigan, Princeton University and the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel).”

The lab is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and its researchers have enjoyed a long an fruitful research partnership with Weizmann Institute scientists, including the Institute’s Prof. Yitzhak Maron.

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