New Call of User Proposals by Low Temperature Plasma Collaborative Research Facilities

The Princeton Collaborative Low Temperature Plasma Research Facility and the Sandia Plasma Research Facility (PRF) will soon be open for their fourth round of solicitations for collaborative research proposals from the scientific community. The schedule for this year's call is: Call for proposals opens: October 9th, 2023 Call for proposals closes: December 15th, 2023 External […]

NJ Governor Phil Murphy visits PPPL and PCRF facilities

On March 6th 2023, Governor Phil Murphy visited PPPL to learn about the laboratory facilities, capabilities, and overall mission. This included a visit to a PCRF facility for plasma based microelectronics processing. (Featured image: graduate student Nirbhav S. Chopra explains the electron beam generated plasma experiment for atomic layer processing to Gov. Phil Murphy. ) […]

Happy New Year 2023 from the PCRF!

Happy New Year 2023! This image, "Spidey Sense", won the APS-DPP 2022 Visual Science Communication contest, click here for the link.

PCRF-PPPL Researcher Igor Kaganovich receives high honors!

Principal Research Physicist Dr. Igor Kaganovich recently received the Distinguished Research Fellow Award from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, "For advancing kinetic theory and simulations in low-temperature plasmas, plasma synthesis of nanomaterials, and leadership in industrial collaborations." Click on the following link for more information!: https://www.pppl.gov/news/2022/four-laboratory-researchers-receive-high-honors-their-contributions-development-fusion

PCRF-PPPL graduate student receives Program in Plasma Science and Technology support

PCRF-PPPL graduate student Nirbhav S. Chopra has just received a Graduate Support scholarship from the Program in Plasma Science and Technology (PPST)! This funding support will help him further pursue graduate research on low temperature plasmas conducted at PCRF facilities. Nirbhav is working with Dr. Yevgeny Raitses at the PPPL, investigating the plasma physics of […]

PCRF User Meeting 2022, Call for proposals for FY2023

The 2nd PCRF User Meeting 2022 was recently held August 17-18. Please see the links below to see an overview of the collaborations that took place during FY2022! Links: A schedule for upcoming FY23 Call is outlined below Call for proposals opens: October 10th, 2022 Call for proposals closes: December 16th, 2022 External Review: ~1 […]

PCRF presents poster at NJ Research Cores Partnering Conference

On June 29th, 2022, Yevgeny Raitses, Nirbhav Chopra, and the PCRF team presented a poster on PCRF's plasma diagnostic and modeling capabilities, as well as some of the plasma sources available at PCRF. This poster was presented at the New Jersey Research Cores Partnering conference at Rutgers University. Auspiciously, PCRF's poster was one of the […]

International Low Temperature Plasma Community (ILTPC): June 2022 Newsletter

The ILTPC, supported by Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering (MIPSE), U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Science Foundation, has recently released Newsletter 24. The newsletter features research in low temperature plasma physics from around the world. For this issue, the "Images to Excite and Inspire!" section showcases some work done at the […]