• Ashley Poole

    I am a PhD student based at the York Plasma Institute, University of York. I study temperature diagnosis of dynamically compressed systems as part of Dr. Andrew Higginbotham’s research group....

  • Patrick McCarthy

    Hello there! My name is Patrick and I am embarking on a PhD at the University of Liverpool under the supervision of Professor James Bradley. I studied at the University...

  • Alexander Leide

    Having completed a MEng degree in Materials Science, I am now studying for a DPhil on the Fusion CDT researching “silicon carbide for fusion applications”. This will involve improving the...

  • Jonathan Hughes

    I am studying a PhD entitled “Microstructure Stability of Precipitation Hardened CuCrZr Alloys Under Irradiation” at the University of Manchester under the supervision of Dr Enrique Jimenez-Melero. Prior to joining...

  • László Horváth

    The title of my project is ‘Isotope effects of the edge transport barrier of JET-ILW H-modes’. The JET tokamak is preparing to enter a phase of D-T experimental campaigns with both...

  • Damon Farley

    My project title is ‘Experimental investigations of relativistic laser-plasma interaction physics’. Fast Ignition (FI) is one approach being pursued in order to achieve nuclear fusion through inertial confinement. This regime...

  • James Ellis

    I am studying for a PhD under the joint supervisor of Timo Gans and Deborah O’Connell at the University of York. The majority of conventional magnetic confinement fusion plasmas require the...

  • Leo Doehl

    I am a Fusion CDT student working on “radiation dominated physics in relativistic laser-plasma interactions” at the University of York and supervised by Prof Nigel Woolsey. Within a few optical...

  • Alexander Blair

    I am a Ph.D. student at the University of Durham working under the supervision of Prof. Damian Hampshire. I am investigating the mechanism that determines the critical current density in...

  • Joe Allcock

    I am a PhD student based at Durham University. Coherence Imaging Spectroscopy (CIS) is a novel plasma diagnostic technique that uses the Doppler shift of impurity line-emission to produce time-resolved...