Plasma Physics and Fusion seminars 

Previous seminars

Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces

Monday 25 April 2016

This year's Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop will take place in York from 25 to 27 April 2016.

The Plasma Physics of Cosmic Ray Acceleration

Friday 12 June 2015

A seminar by Tony Bell

A kinetic study of dusty plasmas and plasma sheaths

Friday 24 April 2015

A seminar by Nikoleta Rizopoulou

Phase mixing vs. nonlinear advection in kinetic plasma turbulence

Friday 27 February 2015

A seminar by Alexander Schekochihin

A radio-frequency electrothermal plasma micro-thruster

Tuesday 12 August 2014

A seminar Amelia Grieg

On Recent Progress Applying Quantum Cascade Lasers in Plasma Diagnostics

Friday 8 August 2014

A seminar by Dr Norbert Lang and/or Dr Jean-Pierre van Helden

Infrared thermography: Techniques, measurements and applications

Friday 20 June 2014

A seminar by Andrew Thornton

Relativistic antimatter jets from high power lasers

Monday 7 April 2014

A seminar by Hui Chen

Atomic physics calculations for high energy density plasmas

Friday 28 February 2014

A seminar by Belkhiri Madeny

When Low Temperature Plasma Meet Surfaces

Tuesday 8 October 2013

A Seminar by David B. Graves

QED in laser-electron beam collisions

Friday 4 October 2013

A seminar by Thomas Blackburn

Non-Thermal Plasmas: Characterizing their impact on eukaryotic cells

Friday 13 September 2013

A seminar by Dr Kristian Wende, University of Greifswald

Non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasmas for the remediation of volatile organic compounds and the dry reforming of methane

Wednesday 4 September 2013

A Seminar by Dr Zaenab Abd Allah of the University of Manchester

Weathering solar storms, Institute of Physics Plasma Lecture

Tuesday 26 March 2013

Weathering solar storms

Microwave heating of overdense plasmas

Monday 11 March 2013

A Seminar by Alf Köhn

Plasma-Zoology in a Temperature Wilderness - Is that gonna work?

Friday 16 November 2012

A seminar by Professor Joost van der Mullen

High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) – The Years of Adolescence

Friday 2 November 2012

A seminar by Professor Arutiun Ehiasarian of Sheffield Hallam University

Parametric Amplification of Laser-Driven Electron Acceleration in a Plasma Channel

Tuesday 18 September 2012

A seminar by Dr Alexey Arefiev

Cyclotron Resonant Masers: a natural effect with important applications in the laboratory

Friday 4 May 2012

A seminar by Dr Kevin Ronald, University of Strathclyde

Bayesian probability for nuclear fusion research

Friday 27 April 2012

A plasma physics seminar by Jakob Svensson

Atmospheric-pressure rf discharges in admixtures of He+O2+H2O: Sources of Reactive Oxygen Species

Friday 16 March 2012

A Seminar given by Felipe Iza, Loughborough University.

Plasmas - as heard on TV

Friday 2 March 2012


Dynamics of a Nonlinear Resonance: from bump-on-tail to tokamak

Friday 2 December 2011

A seminar hosted by the Plasma Physics and Fusion Group in the York Plasma Institute

3D MHD equilibrium states in tokamaks

Thursday 24 November 2011

An ad-hoc seminar for the Plasma Physics and Fusion group

An overview of atomic physics and opacity of plasmas

Friday 4 November 2011

A seminar hosted by the Plasma Physics and Fusion Group in the York Plasma Institute

Electron Bernstein waves in tokamaks

Friday 10 June 2011

A seminar for the Plasma Physics and Fusion group

Plasmas in and on liquids

Friday 6 May 2011

A seminar hosted by the York Plasma Physics and Fusion group