61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics
October 21-25, 2019 • Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sorting Categories

Submissions should include a DPP sorting category from the list below. Sorting categories are used to assign contributed abstracts to a session. Each contributed abstract must indicate both a “type” category and a “subject classification” category in order to be assigned to an appropriate session. For abstracts that do not fit well under a subcategory, the main category (.0) should be selected. Preferences for a group’s abstract placement must be specified by numerical order or first-author order in the “Special Instructions” field.

Sorting category 6: As always, Magnetic Confinement includes both device specific and nonspecific categories. If you request a device specific category, the Program Committee will make every effort to place your contribution in a session devoted to that device. Likewise, if you choose a non device specific category we will endeavor to place you with other contributions related to that topic, even if your work is based on a specific device. This is to allow you the choice of device oriented versus science topic oriented placement.

Sorting category 14: We recognize that summer undergraduate projects may get off to a late start. In order to promote an accurate abstract submission process, we will accept poster abstracts in Category 14 up to July 12 inclusive. In order to qualify the abstract category must be 14.0, 14.1 or 14.2 and the presenting author must be an undergraduate or high school student. All posters in this category will be presented at the Undergraduate Poster Session on Tuesday afternoon.

Sorting category 15.1: This miniconference is for contributed abstracts by students who received or expect to receive their Ph.D. from Summer 2019 – Summer 2020. It is expected that students who have been awarded an Invited Talk will not present both that talk and a Dissertation talk. Students: under “Special Instructions” please provide a confimration from your thesis advisor affirming that you are eligibile to present at this miniconference.

Type Categories – Choose one

  1. Theory/Computational
  2. Experimental/Observational
  3. Combined/General

Subject Classification Categories – Choose one

1.0 Basic Plasma Physics
1.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
1.2 Analytical and computational techniques
1.3 Pure-ion and pure-electron plasma
1.4 Anti-matter plasma
1.5 Partially ionized and neutral-dominated plasma
1.6 Strongly coupled plasma
1.7 Waves, oscillations, and instabilities
1.8 Turbulence and transport
1.9 Magnetic reconnection
1.10 Dynamics, complexity, and self-organization
1.11 Elementary and atomic processes
1.12 Dusty plasma and multiphase media
1.13 Plasma sheath
1.14 Shock wave and discontinuity
1.15 Plasma production, sources, and heating

2.0 Space plasma (within heliosphere)
2.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
2.2 Analytical and computational techniques
2.3 Atmospheric and Ionospheric
2.4 Magnetospheric
2.5 Heliosphere and its boundaries, stellar winds

3.0 Astrophysical plasma (beyond heliosphere)
3.1 Observational and laboratory measurement techniques
3.2 Analytical and computational techniques
3.3 Gamma-ray bursts, white dwarfs, and neutron stars
3.4 Accretion, astrophysical dynamo, jets, and black-holes
3.5 Supernova hydrodynamics
3.6 Cosmic ray acceleration and propagation

4.0 Low-temperature plasma science, engineering, and technology
4.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
4.2 Analytical and computational techniques
4.3 Sustainable Energy, including lighting and photovoltaics
4.4 Clean air and water, including purification, combustion, and waste treatment
4.5 Manufacturing and materials
4.6 Electric propulsion
4.7 Health, medicine, and bio-agent destruction
4.8 Generation, stability, and control
4.9 Interactions with complex surfaces

5.0 Particle acceleration, beams and relativistic plasmas
5.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
5.2 Analytical and computational techniques
5.3 Relativistic high-energy-density physics
5.4 Beam-plasma wakefield accelerators
5.5 Laser-plasma wakefield or direct laser accelerators
5.6 Laser-plasma ion accelerators
5.7 Intense laser-driven x-ray sources
5.8 Coherent radiation or secondary particle sources
5.9 High field physics

6.0 Magnetic Confinement
6.1 Measurement and Diagnostic Techniques
6.2 Analytical and Computational techniques
6.3 Research in Support of ITER Burning Plasma Physics
6.4 Long Pulse and Steady-state Tokamak Physics
6.5 Magnetohydrodynamics and Stability
6.6 Heating and Current Drive
6.7 Turbulence and Transport
6.8 Energetic Particles
6.9 Disruptions: Modeling, Avoidance, Detection and Mitigation
6.10 Particle and Power Handling, Divertor Physics and Plasma-Material Interactions
6.11 Edge and Pedestal Physics
6.12 Measurement, Diagnostic and Active Control Techniques
6.13 Conventional Tokamaks: DIII-D, JET, TCV, AUG, HL-2A
6.14 Superconducting Tokamaks: WEST, EAST, KSTAR
6.15 Other Tokamaks: HBT-EP, J-TEXT, QUEST
6.16 High Field Tokamaks: SPARC, C-Mod and others
6.17 Low-aspect Ratio Tokamaks: PEGASUS, NSTX-U and MAST-U
6.18 Stellarators and Helical Systems: W7-X, LHD, HSX and others
6.19 Self-organized configurations: FRCs, RFPs, Spheromak, Pinches
6.20 Analytical and Computational technique
6.21 Predictive Models for Fusion Plasmas

7.0 Inertial confinement
7.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
7.2 Analytical and computational techniques
7.3 Laser-Plasma Instabilities
7.4 Z-pinch, X-pinch, exploding wire plasma, and dense plasma focus
7.5 Hohlraum and x-ray cavity physics
7.6 Compression and burn
7.7 Hydrodynamic instability
7.8 Direct, indirect, and polar-drive
7.9 Fast ignition and shock ignition
7.10 Heavy-ion fusion science and ion-driven targets
7.11 Magneto-inertial fusion

8.0 High-energy-density science
8.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
8.2 Analytical and computational techniques
8.3 High-energy-density hydrodynamics
8.4 Magnetized high-energy-density plasma
8.5 Warm dense matter
8.6 Nonlinear optics of plasma
8.7 Short-pulse laser-on-plasma interactions
8.8 High-Z, multiply ionized atomic physics
8.9 Equations of state
8.10 HEDP Laboratory Astrophysics

9.0 Plasma technology
9.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
9.2 Analytical and computational techniques

10.0 Fusion reactor nuclear science
10.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
10.2 Analytical and computational techniques

11.0 Fusion reactor materials science
11.1 Measurement and diagnostic techniques
11.2 Analytical and computational techniques

12.0 Other plasma topics

13.0 Education and outreach

14.0 Undergraduate or high school research
14.1 High-school research
14.2 Undergraduate research

15.0 Mini-Conferences
15.1 The Future of the Field: Dissertation Talks
15.2 Building the Bridge to Exascale Computing: Applications and Opportunities for Plasma Science
15.3 Turbulence, Reconnection, Particle Acceleration, and Shocks in Laboratory, Space, and Astrophysical Plasmas
15.4 Nonequilibrium Transport, Interfaces, and Mixing in Plasmas

16.0 Supplemental

17.0 Postdeadline