Current research projects

Magnetically Confined Plasmas for Fusion and Electric Propulsion Applications

  • Drift waves, instabilities, and transport   
  • Geodesic Acoustic modes and Zonal Flows 
  • Plasma flow in the magnetic nozzle
  • Anomalous transport and instabilities in Hall plasmas and Hall Thrusters

Current Collaborations

  • TAE Technologies Inc.
  • Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, USA
  • University of California at San Diego, USA (S.I. Krasheninnikov)
  • Russian Research Center "Kurchatov Institite" (V.P. Lakhin,  E. Sorokina)
  • Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France
  • Commissariat Energie Atomique, Cadarache, France