Programme


Monday 14 April   Tuesday 15 April   Wednesday 16 April   Thursday 17 April   Poster programme

Monday 14 April

10:00  

Registration and refreshments

11:20  

Culham Thesis Prize Winner
Cylindrical liner Z-Pinch experiments for fusion research and high energy-density physics
G Burdiak, Imperial College, London

12:00  

Resistivity gradient guiding of fast electrons and heating of the guiding elements
H Schmitz, Central Laser Facility, UK

12:20  

How can we calculate thetearing mode stability parameter Delta'?
J Connor, CCFE, UK

12:40  

Lunch

13:40  

Invited: Magnetic reconnection in space plasmas
J Eastwood, Imperial College London, UK

14:20  

Production of petawatt laser pulses of picosecond duration via Brillouin amplification of nanosecond laser beams
R Trines, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK

14:40  

Diagnosing tokamak plasmas using x-ray imaging crystal spectroscopy
M Reinke, University of York, UK

15:00  

Refreshents

15:30  

Invited: Diagnostics and modeling of cold plasmas with high hydrogen content; applications to molecular astrophysics
I Tanarro, Inst. Estructura de la Materia, CSIC, Spain

16:10  

Shockwave acceleration of ions from the interaction of CO2 lasers with overdense gas jets
N Dover, Imperial College London, UK

16:30  

A relaxation model of merging magnetic flux ropes in the MAST spherical tokamak
K McClements, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK

16:50  

Pseudospark-sourced plasma electron beam and its application in a 0.2 THZ backward wave oscillator
D Bowes, University of Strathclyde, UK

17:10  

End of sessions

18:30  

Evening poster session and drinks reception


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    Extended until 14 February 2014
  • Abstract notification deadline:
    26 February 2014
  • Early registration deadline:
    14 March 2014
  • Registration deadline:
    4 April 2014

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