Posts By: Ruth Lowman

  • Fusion Postgraduate Open Day at Culham – Weds 7th December 2022

    Each year the Fusion CDT collaborates with UK Atomic Energy Authority to organise an open day for prospective postgraduate students. While Fusion is the headline topic, this spans many research areas that encompass plasma...

  • Congratulations Matthew Selwood!

    Congratulations to Matthew Selwood, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in July 2022. Matthew’s thesis is entitled, “Coded Aperture Imaging: novel approaches to high-energy...

  • Prize winning posters for Emma

    Congratulations to Emma Hume, a University of York Fusion CDT student currently in her fourth year. Emma was awarded second place for the Best Student Poster Competition at the High...

  • Congratulations Sam!

    Congratulations to Sam Ward, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in May 2022. Sam’s thesis is entitled, “Optimising energetic particle transport due to 3D...

  • Congratulations Eduardo!

    Congratulations to Eduardo Solis Meza, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in May 2022. Eduardo’s thesis is entitled “Study of extreme ultraviolet laser ablation...

  • Fusion Frontiers Week returns to the YPI!

    The Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop took place at York Plasma Institute (YPI) from 25 to 29 April 2022. This annual workshop explores the frontiers of fusion research and the...

  • Congratulations Andrew!

    Congratulations to Andrew Malcolm-Neale, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in 2021. Andrew’s thesis is entitled “Experimental Search for Signatures of Zonal Flow Physics...

  • Congratulations Greg!

    Congratulations to Greg Smith, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in 2021. Greg’s thesis is entitled “Negative ion production in low temperature hydrogen plasmas”...

  • Congratulations Joe!

    Congratulations to Joe Allan, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in June 2021. Joe’s thesis is entitled “Design of the Synthetic Aperture Microwave Imager-2...

  • S4E3 – Routes to Ignition

    The concept of ignition in inertial confinement fusion is super important – we need to produce enough heat to ignite our fuel and get lots of fusion reactions (and therefore...