Subject Classification Categories

66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics 

October 7-11, 2024 • Atlanta, Georgia USA

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2024 Subject Classification Categories

Type Categories -- Choose One:
1. Theory/Computational
2. Experimantal/Observational
3. Combined/General
1.00 Fundamental Plasma Physics
1.01 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
1.02 Analytical and computational techniques
1.03 Machine learning and data science techniques in fundamental plasma physics
1.04 Pure-ion and pure-electron plasma
1.05 Anti-matter plasma
1.06 Partially ionized and neutral-dominated plasma
1.07 Strongly coupled plasma
1.08 Waves, oscillations, and instabilities
1.09 Turbulence and transport
1.10 Magnetic reconnection
1.11 Dynamics, complexity, and self-organization
1.12 Elementary and atomic processes
1.13 Dusty plasma and multiphase media
1.14 Plasma sheath
1.15 Shock wave and discontinuity
1.16 Plasma production, sources, and heating
2.00 Space plasma (within heliosphere)
2.01 Measurement, diagnostic techniques, and space missions
2.02 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
2.03 Analytical and computational techniques
2.04 Machine learning and data science techniques in space plasmas
2.05 Planetary atmospheres and ionospheres
2.06 Planetary magnetospheres
2.07 Solar physics
2.08 Inner Heliosphere
2.09 Outer Heliosphere
2.10 Turbulence and instabilities in space plasmas
2.11 Shocks, magnetic reconnection, and particle acceleration in space plasmas
3.00 Astrophysical plasma (beyond heliosphere)
3.01 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
3.02 Analytical and Computational Techniques in Plasma Astrophysics
3.03 Machine learning and data science techniques in astrophysical plasmas
3.04 Laboratory Plasma Astrophysics
3.05 Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium
3.06 Stars, Stellar Atmospheres, and Stellar Winds
3.07 Accretion Flows, Magnetospheres, and Outflows of Compact Objects
3.08 Cosmic Explosions, Compact-Object Mergers, and Multi-Messenger Astrophysics
3.09 Cosmic ray acceleration and propagation
3.10 Astrophysical turbulence and dynamos
3.11 Astrophysical shocks, magnetic reconnection, and nonthermal particle acceleration
4.00 Low-temperature plasma science, engineering, technology, and applications
4.01 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
4.02 Analytical and computational techniques
4.03 Machine learning and data science techniques in low temperature plasma science
4.04 Sustainability, catalysis, and combustion
4.05 Processing and synthesis of materials
4.06 Plasma propulsion
4.07 Health, medicine, and bio-agent destruction
4.08 Generation, stability, and control
4.09 Plasma-surface interactions and interfacial plasmas
4.10 Thermal plasmas
5.00 Particle acceleration, beams and relativistic plasmas
5.01 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
5.02 Analytical and computational techniques
5.03 Machine learning and data science techniques in plasma acceleration, beams and relativistic plamas
5.04 Relativistic high-energy-density physics
5.05 Beam-plasma wakefield accelerators
5.06 Laser-plasma wakefield or direct laser accelerators
5.07 Laser-plasma ion accelerators
5.08 Intense laser-driven x-ray sources
5.09 Coherent radiation or secondary particle sources
5.10 High field physics
6.00 Magnetic confinement
6.01 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
6.02 Analytical and computational techniques
6.03 Machine learning and data science techniques in magnetically confined plasmas
6.04 Research in support of ITER burning plasma physics
6.05 Long pulse and steady-state tokamak physics
6.06 Magnetohydrodynamics and stability
6.07 Heating and current drive
6.08 Turbulence and transport
6.09 Energetic particles
6.10 Disruptions and runaway electrons: modeling, avoidance, detection and mitigation
6.11 Particle and power handling, divertor physics and plasma-material interactions
6.12 Edge and pedestal physics
6.13 Active control
6.14 Conventional tokamaks: DIII-D, JET, TCV, AUG, HL-2A
6.15 Superconducting tokamaks: WEST, EAST, KSTAR
6.16 High field tokamaks: SPARC, C-Mod and others
6.17 Low-aspect ratio tokamaks: PEGASUS, NSTX-U and MAST-U
6.18 Other tokamaks: HBT-EP, J-TEXT, QUEST
6.19 Stellarators and helical systems: W7-X, LHD, HSX CTH and others
6.20 Magnetic mirrors and related systems 
6.21 Self-organized configurations: FRCs, RFPs, Spheromak, Pinches
6.22 Whole device modeling
6.23 Reactor technologies: measurements and diagnostics
6.24 Reactor technologies: analytical and computational
7.00 Inertial confinement
7.01 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
7.02 Analytical and computational techniques
7.03 Machine learning and data science techniques in inertially confined plasmas
7.04 Laser-plasma instabilities
7.05 Z-pinch, X-pinch, exploding wire plasma, and dense plasma focus
7.06 Hohlraum and x-ray cavity physics
7.07 Compression and burn
7.08 Hydrodynamic instability
7.09 ICF concepts and drivers
7.10 Magneto-inertial fusion
7.11 Ignition physics
8.00 High-energy-density science
8.01 Advanced diagnostics and measurement innovation
8.02 Analytical and computational techniques
8.03 Machine learning and data science techniques in high energy density science
8.04 High-energy-density hydrodynamics
8.05 Magnetized high-energy-density plasma
8.06 Warm dense matter
8.07 Nonlinear optics of plasma
8.08 Short-pulse laser-on-plasma interactions
8.09 High-Z, multiply ionized atomic physics
8.10 Equations of state and material properties
8.11 HEDP laboratory astrophysics
9.00 Science Education, Public Engagement and DEIA Efforts 
9.01 Science Education and Public Engagement in plasma science/engineering
9.02 Engaging the public with plasma science and engineering
9.03 DEIA efforts in the plasma science/engineering community
10.00 Undergraduate or high school research
10.01 High-school research
10.02 Undergraduate research
11.00 Mini-Conferences
11.01 Multi-Petawatt Physics at New and Future Laser User Facilities
11.02 Progress in Making IFE-based Concepts a Reality
11.03 Pulsed Magnetic Fusion Energy 
11.04 Digital Twins for Fusion Research
11.05 Topological Plasma Physics 
11.06 Proton Transport in High Energy Density Plasmas 
11.07 Plasma Equilibria, Stability and Nonlinear Dynamics In Honour of Robert Dewar
12.00 Supplemental