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 […]

International Low Temperature Plasma Community (ILTPC): May 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 23. 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 […]

Call for proposals for FY2022 will close soon!

Useful links PCRF User Meeting Introduction PCRF User Meeting Report Call For Proposals The Princeton Collaborative Low Temperature Plasma Research Facility (PCRF) http://pcrf.pppl.gov will soon be closed for its third round of solicitations for collaborative research proposals from the scientific community. The schedule for this year's call is: Call for proposals opens: October 12th, 2021 […]

New funding for investigation of dust charging in plasma

PCRF researchers (Yevgeny Raitses , Shurik Yatom, & Michael Shneyder) were recently awarded with DOE FES funding to study the charging of particles in dusty plasmas ($330K per year for three years). The experimental part of the proposal is centered on the development of an in-situ technique for measuring particle charge in a low temperature […]

PCRF User Meeting 2021

The 1st PCRF User Meeting 2021 was recently held August 26-27. Please see the links below to see an overview of the collaborations that took place during FY2021! Links: Meeting Intro Slides PCRF Report Slides