Programme

Wednesday 11 April

Please note that the programme is subject to change

09:00      

(Invited) Guiding laser-produced fast electrons using large magnetic fields
Kate Lancaster, University of York, UK

09:40  

Monitoring of atomic layer deposition processes using remote plasma optical emission spectroscopy
Joe Brindley, Gencoa Ltd, UK               

10:00  

Local gyrokinetic simulations of tokamak pedestals investigating how magnetic shear affects kinetic ballooning modes
Stephen Biggs, University of York, UK   

10:20  

Refreshment break       
South Dining Hall     

10:40  

(Invited) New frontier science experiments campaign on DIII-D Tokamak launched in 2017
Mark Koepke, West Virginia University, USA

11:20  

Wake potential in relativistic quantum plasma
Arroj Ahmad Khan, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Lahore, Pakistan

11:40  

HALO - A full orbit code for calculation of the growth and saturation of Alfven eigenmodes
James Buchanan, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK

12:00  

IOP Plasma Group AGM

12:30  

Lunch
South Dining Hall

13:30  

(Invited) Generation and transport of reactive species in a Surface Barrier Discharge
Mohammad Hasan, University of Liverpool, UK

14:10  

Magnetic interaction of adjacent laser wakefields in an inhomogeneous plasma
Feiyu Li, University of Strathclyde, UK  

14:30  

Spatio-temporal plasma heating mechanisms in a radio-frequency electrothermal microthruster
Scott Doyle, University of York, UK         

14:50  

Lethal and sub-lethal effects of laser accelerated protons for radiotherapy applications
Pankaj Chaudhary, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

15:10  

Refreshment break

15:30  

Experimental demonstration of a sub-terahertz extended interaction oscillator driven by a pseudospark-sourced sheet electron beam
Adrian Cross, University of Strathclyde, UK

15:50  

Prediction and analysis of the transition to the avalanching and quasilinear regimes of kinetic resonant modes in tokamak plasmas
Benjamin Woods, University of York, UK

16:10  

Poster Introductions         

16:30  

Poster Session Two and refreshments        
South Dining Hall   

19:00  

Reception 
Belfast City Hall    

19:30  

Conference Dinner 
Belfast City Hall   

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]:
    26 January 2018
  • Early registration deadline:
    28 February 2018
  • Registration deadline:
    26 March 2018

Latest news

  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the conference has moved to the Peter Froggatt Centre, QUB. There will no longer be any conference related activities taking place in the South Dining Hall or Larmor Lecture Theatre. (updated 03.04.2018)

  • Tickets are now available for the Public Outreach Lecture. (updated 04.04.2018)