Meeting
CMSO Annual Meeting
March 10 - 12, 2014 | Santa Fe, NM
Online Materials: Program [PDF, 84.82 KB]

General CMSO meeting.
The Inn at Loretto, Santa Fe NM. All sessions in the Zuni Ballroom.

March 10, 2014 - Monday
7:45 AM Check - in
8:15 AM Cary Forest / John Finn, Welcome and Introduction
  Jets and Flux LoopsChair: Hui Li
8:30 AM Xiang Zhai, 3D MHD simulation of Caltech Plasma Jet Experiment [PDF, 28.28 MB]
9:00 AM Xiaoyue Guan, Numerical Simulations of Relativistic Poynting Flux-Driven Jets [PDF, 6.57 MB]
9:30 AM Matt Brookhart, Instabilities in a line-tied screw pinch with non-monotonic current profiles [PDF, 9.95 MB]
10:00 AM break
10:30 AM Scott Hsu, Experiments on merging supersonic plasma jets spanning collisional to collisionless regimes for counter-streaming ions [PDF, 19.03 MB]
11:15 AM Stas Boldyrev, Solar wind plasma dynamics at subproton scales [PDF, 0.81 MB]
12:00 PM lunch
  ReconnectionMasaki Yamada
2:00 PM Will Fox, Astrophysical Weibel instability in counter-streaming laser-produced plasmas [PDF, 9.54 MB]
2:45 PM Jongsoo Yoo, Laboratory Study of Asymmetric Reconnection on MRX [PDF, 3.46 MB]
3:15 PM Jan Egedal, Opportunities in TREX, a Terrestrial Reconnection Experiment [PDF, 4.79 MB]
4:00 PM break
4:30 PM Zach Billey, Quasi-separatrix layers in 3D VPIC reconnection [PDF, 2.06 MB]
5:00 PM L. Gao, Precision Mapping of Magnetic Fields in High Energy Density Plasmas [PDF, 2.61 MB]
5:30 PM Discussion
6:00 PM reception - Breezeway
7:00 PM banquet - Tesuque Ballroom

March 11, 2014 - Tuesday
  TurbulenceChair: Mike Brown
8:15 AM Joe Borovsky, Is the Solar-Wind Turbulence Really Turbulence? [PDF, 22.83 MB]
9:00 AM Vladimir Zhdankin, Energy Dissipation in Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence: Nanoflares or Coherent Structures? [PDF, 6.26 MB]
9:30 AM David Schaffner, Turbulence Analysis and an Observation of Intermittency scaling with magnetic helicity in an MHD Windtunnel [PDF, 4.91 MB]
10:00 AM break
10:30 AM Peera Pongkitiwanichakul, Plasma heating by Volumetric Large-scale Flows [PDF, 15.12 MB]
11:00 AM Andrey Beresnyak, Spectra of MHD turbulence from high-resolution simulations [PDF, 2.27 MB]
11:45 AM Discussion
12:00 PM lunch
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Poster Session and Refreshments
  Particle EnergizationChair: John Sarff
4:00 PM Justin Kasper, Observations of non-thermal plasma in the heliosphere [PDF, 6.36 MB]
4:45 PM Darren Craig, Updates on the RFP ion heating story in MST [PDF, 3.55 MB]
5:30 PM Masaaki Yamada, Energy conversion in the reconnection layer of MRX [PDF, 13.3 MB]

March 12, 2014 - Wednesday
  DynamosChair: Mark Nornberg
8:15 AM Jean Eilek, Magnetic fields on extragalactic scales [PDF, 19.76 MB]
9:00 AM David Weisberg, Heating, confinement and stirring in MPDX [PDF, 10.01 MB]
9:30 AM Krista Martocci, Dynamo Action in Taylor Couette Flows [PDF, 7.29 MB]
10:00 AM break
10:30 AM Bill Daughton, Kinetic Studies of Flow Driven Turbulence [PDF, 6.98 MB]
11:15 AM Fausto Cattaneo, Large scale fast dynamos [PDF, 4.09 MB]
12:00 PM lunch
  Fast Particles and TransportChair: Amitava Bhattacharjee
2:00 PM Brenda Dingus, Observing the TeV Sky with HAWC [PDF, 27.14 MB]
2:45 PM Ellen Zweibel, The CMSO Approach to Cosmic Rays [PDF, 4.06 MB]
3:00 PM break
4:00 PM Jay Anderson, Alfvén Waves and fast particle transport in MST [PDF, 13.84 MB]
4:45 PM Hui Li, Instabilities and Vortices from Planet-Disk Interactions [PDF, 15.68 MB]

Presentations
  1. Jay Anderson, Alfvén Waves and fast particle transport in MST [PDF, 13.84 MB]
  2. Andrey Beresnyak, Spectra of MHD turbulence from high-resolution simulations [PDF, 2.27 MB]
  3. Zach Billey, Quasi-separatrix layers in 3D VPIC reconnection [PDF, 2.06 MB]
  4. Stas Boldyrev, Solar wind plasma dynamics at subproton scales [PDF, 0.81 MB]
  5. Joe Borovsky, Is the Solar-Wind Turbulence Really Turbulence? [PDF, 22.83 MB]
  6. Matt Brookhart, Instabilities in a line-tied screw pinch with non-monotonic current profiles [PDF, 9.95 MB]
  7. Fausto Cattaneo, Large scale fast dynamos [PDF, 4.09 MB]
  8. Darren Craig, Updates on the RFP ion heating story in MST [PDF, 3.55 MB]
  9. Bill Daughton, Kinetic Studies of Flow Driven Turbulence [PDF, 6.98 MB]
  10. Brenda Dingus, Observing the TeV Sky with HAWC [PDF, 27.14 MB]
  11. Jan Egedal, Opportunities in TREX, a Terrestrial Reconnection Experiment [PDF, 4.79 MB]
  12. Jean Eilek, Magnetic fields on extragalactic scales [PDF, 19.76 MB]
  13. Cary Forest / John Finn, Welcome and Introduction
  14. Will Fox, Astrophysical Weibel instability in counter-streaming laser-produced plasmas [PDF, 9.54 MB]
  15. L. Gao, Precision Mapping of Magnetic Fields in High Energy Density Plasmas [PDF, 2.61 MB]
  16. Xiaoyue Guan, Numerical Simulations of Relativistic Poynting Flux-Driven Jets [PDF, 6.57 MB]
  17. Scott Hsu, Experiments on merging supersonic plasma jets spanning collisional to collisionless regimes for counter-streaming ions [PDF, 19.03 MB]
  18. Justin Kasper, Observations of non-thermal plasma in the heliosphere [PDF, 6.36 MB]
  19. Hui Li, Instabilities and Vortices from Planet-Disk Interactions [PDF, 15.68 MB]
  20. Krista Martocci, Dynamo Action in Taylor Couette Flows [PDF, 7.29 MB]
  21. Peera Pongkitiwanichakul, Plasma heating by Volumetric Large-scale Flows [PDF, 15.12 MB]
  22. David Schaffner, Turbulence Analysis and an Observation of Intermittency scaling with magnetic helicity in an MHD Windtunnel [PDF, 4.91 MB]
  23. David Weisberg, Heating, confinement and stirring in MPDX [PDF, 10.01 MB]
  24. Masaaki Yamada, Energy conversion in the reconnection layer of MRX [PDF, 13.3 MB]
  25. Jongsoo Yoo, Laboratory Study of Asymmetric Reconnection on MRX [PDF, 3.46 MB]
  26. Xiang Zhai, 3D MHD simulation of Caltech Plasma Jet Experiment [PDF, 28.28 MB]
  27. Vladimir Zhdankin, Energy Dissipation in Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence: Nanoflares or Coherent Structures? [PDF, 6.26 MB]
  28. Ellen Zweibel, The CMSO Approach to Cosmic Rays [PDF, 4.06 MB]