Rather than just slowing down a charged particle moving through a plasma, friction can also push from the side in a strong magnetic field.
Energy & Environment
Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma
Fluid motion induced by plasma interaction with water with self-organization
NERS PhD Student Zimu Yang writes Featured Article in the Journal of Applied Physics.
The race to zero carbon emissions
When the only number that matters is zero, this climate summit asked participants to leave their preconceptions about acceptable solutions at the door.
Major research initiatives fuel national discussions
Three major initiatives led by NERS faculty are shaping the future of nuclear energy, including safety, security and treaty verification.
Professor John Foster pens most-highly cited paper
Professor John Foster’s article, “Plasma-based water purification: Challenges and prospects for the future,” was the most highly cited paper published in 2017 in the journal Physics of Plasmas.