Physics and chemistry of plasma

Priority areas of training of specialists: Plasma physics for work on controlled nuclear fusion and technological applications of plasma processes; physics of chemically active plasma, including for the purpose of applying new processes in technology.
Areas of research:
Laboratory of Theoretical Studies
numerical simulation of stimulated processes:
- gas discharges,
- an electron beam,
- plasma beams,
modeling of combustion (including plasma-initiated),
quantum chemistry,
molecular dynamics,
modeling of nanostructures,
simulation of semiconductor technology.
 
Laboratory of Applied Plasmochemistry
development and creation of experimental plasma-chemical reactors based on
Arc;
High-frequency capacitive;
High-frequency induction;
Microwave;
Corona discharges.
 
Office of Radiation Sources
dynamics of pulsed plasma
high-current electronics
liners and z-pinches as sources of X-ray and neutron radiation for applications

Office of Plasma Physics
fundamental physics of high-temperature plasma and controlled nuclear fusion
confinement and equilibrium of plasma in various magnetic traps
turbulence and transport
development of numerical codes for the needs of theory and experiment
 
ITER Agency, Information Technology Sector
Development of programs and control algorithms for ITER.

International cooperation is conducted in all areas of the Chair and includes joint research with teams of the largest tokamaks of the USA, Japan, the EU countries TFTR, J-60, JET, DIII-D within the framework of the International Project of Tokamak-Reactor ITER. Under the programs of using plasma technologies, cooperation with the University of Orleans (France), Ohio, Chicago, and Exon (USA) is carried out. Students and postgraduates take an active part in all these works.

STUDIED COURSES:

 Plasma physics
Experimental plasma physics
 Techniques of creating experimental devices
Computational methods in plasma physics