Originally completed in May of 2009, the Solid/liquid lithium divertor experiment (SLiDE) was designed with intention of studying surface tension driven flows in fusion relevant magnetic fields and conditions which would be applicable to divertors and limiters. The work was spurred on by the findings from the Current Drive Experiment-Upgrade (CDX-U) which is housed at […]
Dr. Martin Nieto Returns to CPMI for Month-Long CollaborationJuly 17, 2014
Dr. Martin Nieto, who received both his Master’s (2000) and Doctorate (2004) from the University of Illinois in Nuclear Engineering, has returned for a month-long research collaboration at CPMI. Dr. Nieto has been a regular collaborator of NPRE professor Dr. Jean Paul Allain and has also published with Dr. David Ruzic in the past. Dr. […]
CPMI Welcomes Dr. Francisco TabarésJuly 17, 2014
Dr. Francisco Tabarés, a fusion researcher at CIEMAT (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas), a large multi-discliplinary laboratory in Madrid, Spain, has arrived for a short research collaboration with the CPMI faculty and students. Dr. Tabarés will remain in Urbana-Champaign until the 27th of July.
CPMI Graduate Student Priya Raman Selected as Finalist for 2014 AVS Student AwardJune 12, 2014
Priya Raman was recently selected as a finalist for the American Vacuum Society’s 2014 prestigious national student awards. Raman’s primary area of research is understanding High-Powered Pulsed Magnetron Sputtering (HPPMS or HiPMS). She is one of eight finalists for AVS’ five national awards which recognize excellent research in the areas of vacuum systems, materials, and […]