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Graduate Student Seminar - 12/09/2011

"MCX: Summary and Conclusion"

by Remington Reid

Friday, December 9, 2011 -- 12:00 p.m.
Large Conference Room, 1207 Energy Research Facility

Advisors:  Professor Adil Hassam and Professor Richard Ellis

The Maryland Centrifugal Experiment (MCX) studies the effects of supersonic rotation and velocity shear on plasma confined in a magnetic mirror. MCX is in its final year of operation. I will present an overview of MCX and a summary of the results gained over the course of the experiment.

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