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Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society

The NPSS Climate Change Initiative aims to …

NPSS Assets Relevant to Climate Change

Nuclear Science and Engineering :

includes radiation detection and monitoring instrumentation, radiation effects, nuclear biomedical applications, particle accelerators, and instrumentation for nuclear power generation)

Particle Accelerators:

  • Vacuum
  • Surfaces
  • Magnets
  • Cooling
  • Superconductors

Radiation Detectors:

  • Electronics
  • Sensors (gas, solid state, scintillators)
  • Integration
  • Support structures

Instrumentation for Nuclear Power Generation

  • Simulation
  • Control
  • Monitoring


Plasma Science and Engineering:

Includes plasma dynamics, thermonuclear fusion, plasma sources, relativistic electron beams, laser plasma interactions, diagnostics, and solid state plasma. Selective enhancement of chemical reactions (pollutant control, selectivity in chemical conversion)

Plasma Dynamics:

  • Simulations
  • Infrastructures
  • Power distribution
  • Large Underground installations

Thermo-Nuclear Fusion :

  • Vacuum
  • Surfaces
  • Magnets
  • Cooling
  • Superconductors

Plasma Sources and Laser-Plasma interactions:

  • Cavities
  • Magnets
  • Surface Coating