Swiss Plasma Center

Plasma in the RAID device

Plasma in the RAID device

Our Mission

The Swiss Plasma Center is one of the world’s leading fusion research laboratories. Through a wide range of research programs, all connected to education and training at different levels, we work to advance our understanding of the physics of plasmas and develop fusion as an energy source.


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We provide education in Physics for students of all levels and various sections

The last 5 papers of the Swiss Plasma Center

Study of suprathermal electron dynamics during electron cyclotron current drive using hard x-ray measurements in the TCV tokamak

D. Choi; S. Coda; J. Decker; J. A. Cazabonne; Y. Peysson 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2020. Vol. 62, num. 11, p. 115012. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6587/abb0d3.

Establishing multiple osteogenic differentiation pathways of mesenchymal stem cells through different scaffold configurations

S. Nedjari; F. Awaja; R. Guarino; D. Gugutkov; G. Altankov 

Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 2020-06-30. Vol. 14, num. 10, p. 1428-1437. DOI : 10.1002/term.3108.

Multiwavelength cross-correlation analysis of the simulated cosmic web

C. Gheller; F. Vazza 

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2020. Vol. 494, num. 4, p. 5603-5618. DOI : 10.1093/mnras/staa1032.

How eigenmode self-interaction affects zonal flows and convergence of tokamak core turbulence with toroidal system size

A. Chandrarajan Jayalekshmi; S. Brunner; McMillan Ben; J. Ball; J. Dominski et al. 

Journal of Plasma Physics. 2020-09-28. Vol. 86, num. 5, p. 905860207. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377820000999.

Influence of ion-induced secondary electron emission parameters in PICMC plasma simulations with experimental validation in DC cylindrical diode and magnetron discharges

T. F. H. Richard; I. Furno; A. Sublet; M. Taborelli 

Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 2020-09-04. Vol. 29, num. 9, p. 095003. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6595/aba986.

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