David GatesStellarator Man: From Tokamaks to Stellarators

Life's turns are as interesting and complex as the twists in a stellarator's magnetic loops. Just ask DOE Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) physicist David Gates, the Stellarator Physics Leader at PPPL and a visiting professor last summer at the National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS) in Japan.

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Small robotic airplanes carrying sophisticated visual sensors can help scientists quickly and efficiently monitor the health of large ecosystems.INL's unmanned aircraft survey landscape, focus on environment

Robotics and remote sensing experts at DOE's Idaho National Laboratory have added state-of-the-art imaging and wireless technology to Arcturus T-16 unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, to create intelligent remote surveillance craft that can rapidly survey a wide area for damage or security threats.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 332  |
  • March 7, 2011