Professor Fonck is an experimental physicist with research interests in plasma and fusion science, atomic processes in high-temperature plasmas, and diagnostic instrumentation. His main research focus is on the properties of magnetically confined plasmas for thermonuclear fusion energy applications.
Courses: NE 427: Nuclear Instrumentation Laboratory
Experiments on nuclear instrumentation, counting, and data analysis. He has one three-hour lab and one lecture per week.
Laboratory: Pegasus Toroidal Experiment
Assistant Professor Oliver Schmitz
Schmitz has collaborated with UW scientist helping them get a better understanding of plasma. He is now developing research in the following topics : Plasma edge physics, plasma surface interaction, 3D plasma boundaries, 3D plasma edge modeling, atomic physics for edge diagnostics, plasma edge diagnostics
Courses: NE 903 Plasma Edge Physics and Plasma Wall Interactions
Special topic- Plasma Physics
Laboratory: 3D Plasma Edge Physics
Reseacher that assistant from remote location of General Atomic Laboratory. He specializes in studying beam emission spectroscopy (BEM).
Laboratory: Beam Emission Spectroscopy