Michael Short

Unique Fusion Expertise:

Enabling Technologies – High field magnets, gyrotrons, breeding blanket experiments. Materials – in-situ radiation damage measurement capabilities, in situ plasma material interactions facilities, particle accelerators. Diagnostics – multiple facilities for tokamak plasma analysis. Modeling and simulation – Magnetohydrodynamics simulations, plasma turbulence simulation. Unique fusion experimental capabilities – DIONISOS linear plasma device coupled to 1.7MV Tandem accelerator, I3TGS picosecond ultrasound attached to same accelerator. Paths to commercialization – Expertise founding and spinning out Commonwealth Fusion Systems (PSFC-wide)