Darren Craig, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics, Department Chair
On Faculty since 2006

Office: Science Center 358
Phone: (630)752-7116
Email:

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison , Ph. D., Physics, 1998

Michigan State University , B. S., Physics, with high honor 1994

About Darren Craig

Dr. Craig is an experimental plasma physicist. Dr. Craig is married and has two children. He enjoys playing drums, working on home improvement projects, and fishing when he gets the chance.

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 231 - Introductory Physics I
  • PHYS 335 - Modern Science Skills Lab
  • PHYS 342 - Electromagnetic Theory
  • PHYS 343 - Experimental Physics
  • PHYS 344 - Quantum Mechanics
  • PHYS 353 - Introductory Optics
  • PHYS 354 - Advanced Optics
  • PHYS 495 - Independent Study
  • ASTR 302 - Stellar Astronomy

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Physical Society
  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • American Scientific Affiliation

Research

Dr. Craig is an experimental plasma physicist. His research is on problems important for the confinement of hot plasmas for magnetic fusion energy and related problems in naturally occuring plasmas in space and astrophysics.

Ph.D. Dissertation

D. Craig, Controlling Fluctuations and Transport in the Reversed Field Pinch with Edge Current Drive and Plasma Biasing, Ph.D. thesis, University of Wisconsin - Madison (1998).

Refereed Journal Articles (73 Total)

K.J. McCollam, J.K. Anderson, A.P. Blair, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, F. Ebrahimi, R.O’Connell, J.A. Reusch, J.S. Sarff, H.D. Stephens, D.R. Stone, D.L. Brower, B.H. Deng, and W.X. Ding, “Equilibrium evolution in oscillating-field current-drive experiments,” Physics of Plasmas 17, 082506 (2010).

D.A. Ennis, D. Craig, S. Gangadhara, J.K. Anderson, D.J. Den Hartog, F. Ebrahimi, G. Fiksel, and S.C. Prager, “Local Measurements of tearing mode flows and the magnetohydrodynamic dynamo in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed-field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas 17, 082102 (2010).

B.E. Chapman, J.W. Ahn, A.F. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, F. Bonomo, D.L. Brower, D.R. Burke, K. Caspary, D.J. Clayton, S.K. Combs, W.A. Cox, D. Craig, B.H. Deng, D.J. Den Hartog, W.X. Ding, F. Ebrahimi, D.A. Ennis, G. Fiksel, C.B. Forest, C.R. Foust, P. Franz, S. Gangadhara, J.A. Goetz, M.C. Kaufman, J.G. Kulpin, A. Kuritsyn, R.M. Magee, M.C. Miller, V.V. Mirnov, P.D. Nonn, R.O’Connell, S.P. Oliva, S.C. Prager, J.A. Reusch, J.S. Sarff, H.D. Stephens, M.D. Wyman, and T. Yates, “Improved-confinement plasmas at high temperature and high beta in the MST RFP,” Nuclear Fusion 49, 104020 (2009).

M.D. Wyman, B.E. Chapman, J.W. Ahn, A.F. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, F. Bonomo, D.L. Brower, S.K. Combs, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, B.H. Deng, W.X. Ding, F. Ebrahimi, D.A. Ennis, G. Fiksel, C.R. Foust, P. Franz, S. Gangadhara, J.A. Goetz, R. O’Connell, S.P. Oliva, S.C. Prager, J.A. Reusch, J.S. Sarff, H.D. Stephens, and T. Yates, “Plasma behaviour at high β and high density in the Madison Symmetric Torus RFP,” Nuclear Fusion 49, 015003 (2009). P. Piovesan, A. Almagri, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, L. Marrelli, P. Martin, S.C. Prager, and J.S. Sarff, “Filamentary current structures in the Madison Symmetric Torus,” Nuclear Fusion 48, 095003 (2008).

S. Gangadhara, D. Craig, D. A. Ennis, D. J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, and S. C. Prager, “Ion heating during reconnection in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas 15, 056121 (2008).

W. X. Ding, D. L. Brower, D. Craig, B. E. Chapman, D. Ennis, G. Fiksel, S. Gangadhara, D. J. Den Hartog, V. V. Mirnov, S. C. Prager, J. S. Sarff, V. Svidzinski, P. W. Terry, and T. Yates, “Stochastic magnetic field driven charge transport and zonal flow during magnetic reconnection,” Physics of Plasmas 15, 055901 (2008). M.D. Wyman, B.E. Chapman, J.W. Ahn, A.F. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, F. Bonomo, D.L. Brower, S.K. Combs, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, B.H. Deng, W.X. Ding, F. Ebrahimi, D.A. Ennis, G. FIksel, C.R. Foust, P. Franz, S. Gangadhara, J.A. Goetz, R. O’Connell, S.P. Oliva, S.C.
Prager, J.A. Reusch, J.S. Sarff, H.D. Stephens, and T. Yates, “High-β, improved confinement reversed-field pinch plasmas at high density,” Physics of Plasmas 15, 010701 (2008).

J-W. Ahn, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, D.J. Den Hartog, J.K. Anderson, and M.G. O’Mullane, “Emission intensities and line ratios from a fast helium neutral beam,” Physics of Plasmas 14, 083301 (2007).

D.J. Den Hartog, J.-W. Ahn, A.F. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, A.D. Beklemishev, A.P. Blair, F. Bonomo, M.T. Borchardt, D.L. Brower, D.R. Burke, M. Cengher, B.E. Chapman, S. Choi, D.J. Clayton, W.A. Cox, S.K. Combs, D. Craig, H.D. Cummings, V.I. Davydenko, D.R. Demers, B.H. Deng, W.X. Ding, F. Ebrahimi, D.A. Ennis, G. Fiksel, C. Foust, C.B. Forest, P. Franz, L. Frassinetti, S. Gangadhara, J.A. Goetz, R.W. Harvey, D.J. Holly, B.F. Hudson, A.A. Ivanov, M.C. Kaufman, A.V. Kuritsyn, A.A. Lizunov, T.W. Lovell, R.M. Magee, L. Marrelli, P. Martin, K.J. McCollam, M.C. Miller, V.V. Mirnov, P.D. Nonn, R. O’Connell, S.P. Oliva, P. Piovesan, S.C. Prager, I. Predebon, J.A. Reusch, J.S. Sarff, V.A. Svidzinski, T.D. Tharp, M.A. Thomas, Yu.A. Tsidulko, M.D. Wyman and T. Yates, “Recent improvements in confinement and beta in the MST reversed-field pinch,” Nuclear Fusion 47, L17 (2007).

W.X. Ding, D.L. Brower, D. Craig, B.H. Deng, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, and V. Svidzinski, “Nonambipolar magnetic-luctuation-induced particle transport and plasma flow in the MST reversed-field pinch,” Physical Review Letters 99, 055004 (2007).

D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, D.A. Ennis, S. Gangadhara, and D. Holly, “High throughput spectrometer for fast localized Doppler measurements,” Review of Scientific Instruments 78, 013103 (2007).

S. Gangadhara, D. Craig, D.A. Ennis, D.J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, and S.C. Prager, “Spatially resolved measurements of ion heating during impulsive reconnection in the Madison Symmetric Torus,” Physical Review Letters 98, 075001 (2007).

D. Craig, R. Goldston, T.R. Jarboe, B.A. Nelson, C.R. Sovinec, S. Woodruff, and G. Wurden, “Chair summaries from the 2006 Innovative Confinement Concepts (ICC) Workshop,” Journal of Fusion Energy 26, 3 (2007).

W. X. Ding, D.L. Brower, B.H. Deng, A.F. Almagri, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, V. Mirnov, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, and V. Svidzinski, “The Hall dynamo effect and nonlinear mode coupling during sawtooth magnetic reconnection,” Physics of Plasmas 13, 112306 (2006).

D.J. Den Hartog, D. Craig, D.A. Ennis, G. Fiksel, S. Gangadhara, D.J. Holly, J.C. Reardon, V.I. Davydenko, A.A. Ivanov, A.A. Lizunov, M.G. O’Mullane, and H.P.Summers, “Advances in neutral-beam-based diagnostics on the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed-field pinch,” Review of Scientific Instruments 77, 10F122 (2006).

S. Gangadhara, D. Craig, D.A. Ennis, and D.J. Den Hartog, “Modeling fast charge exchange recombination spectroscopy measurements from the Madison Symmetric Torus,” Review of Scientific Instruments 77, 10F109 (2006).

A. Kuritsyn, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, M. Miller, D. Cylinder, and M. Yamada, “Local measurements of plasma ion dynamics with optical probes,” Review of Scientific Instruments 77, 10F112 (2006).

P. Franz, F. Bonomo, L. Marrelli, P. Martin, P. Pioveson, G. Spizzo, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, J.A. Goetz, R.O’Connell, S.C. Prager, M. Reyfman, and J.S. Sarff, “Twodimensional time resolved measurements of the electron temperature in MST,” Review of Scientific Instruments 77, 10F318 (2006).

J.-W. Ahn, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, D.J. Den Hartog, J.K. Anderson, and M.G. O’Mullane, “Development of fast helium emission spectroscopy on MST,” Review of Scientific Instruments 77, 10F114 (2006).

S.H. Choi, D. Craig, S.C. Prager, “Cause of Sudden Magnetic Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma,” Physical Review Letters 96, 145004 (2006).

P. Franz, L. Marrelli, P. Piovesan, I. Predebon, F. Bonomo, L. Frassinetti, P. Martin, G. Spizzo, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, and J.S. Sarff, “Tomographic imaging of resistive mode dynamics in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed-field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas 13, 012510 (2006).

S.C. Prager, J. Adney, A. Almagri, J. Anderson, A. Blair, D.L. Brower, M. Cengher, B.E. Chapman, S. Choi, D. Craig, S. Combs, D.R. Demers, D.J. Den Hartog, B. Deng, W.X. Ding, F. Ebrahimi, D. Ennis, G. Fiksel, R. Fitzpatrick, C. Foust, C.B. Forest, P. Franz, L. Frassinetti, J. Goetz, D. Holly, B. Hudson, M. Kaufman, T. Lovell, L. Marrelli, P. Martin, K. McCollam, V.V. Mirnov, P. Nonn, R. O'Connell, S. Oliva, P. Piovesan, I. Predebon, J.S. Sarff, G. Spizzo, V. Svidzinski, M. Thomas, E. Uchimoto, R. White and M. Wyman, “Overview of Results is the MST RFP experiment,” Nuclear Fusion, 45, S276 (2005).

L. Marrelli, L. Frassinetti, P. Martin, D. Craig, and J.S. Sarff, “Reduced intermittency in the magnetic turbulence of reversed field pinch plasmas,” Physics of Plasmas, 12, 030701 (2005).

P. Piovesan, D. Craig, L. Marrelli, S. Cappello, and P. Martin, “Measurements of the MHD Dynamo in the Quasi-Single Helicity Reversed-Field Pinch,” Physical Review Letters, 93, 235001 (2004).

D.R. Demers, K.A. Conner, P.M. Schoch, R.J. Radke, J.K. Anderson, D. Craig, and D.J. Den Hartog, “Development of magnetic field line mapping via heavy ion beam spectral imaging,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 75, 4187 (2004).

W.X. Ding, D.L. Brower, B.H. Deng, D. Craig, S.C. Prager, and V. Svidzinski, “Laser Faraday Rotation Measurement of current density fluctuations and electromagnetic torque,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 75, 3387 (2004).

W. X. Ding, D. L. Brower, D. Craig, B. H. Deng, G. Fiksel, V. Mirnov, S. C. Prager, J. S. Sarff, and V. Svidzinski, “Measurement of the Hall Dynamo Effect during Magnetic Reconnection in a High-Temperature Plasma,” Physical Review Letters, 93, 045002-1 (2004).

B.E. Chapman, R. Fitzpatrick, D. Craig, P. Martin, G. Spizzo, “Observation of tearing mode deceleration and locking due to eddy currents induced in a conducting shell,” Physics of Plasmas, 11, 2156 (2004).

S. D. Terry, D. L. Brower, W. X. Ding, J. K. Anderson, T. M. Biewer, B. E. Chapman, D. Craig, C. B. Forest, R. O'Connell, S. C. Prager, and J. S. Sarff, “Measurement of current profile dynamics in the Madison Symmetric Torus,” Physics of Plasmas, 11, 1079 (2004).

R. O’Connell, D. J. Den Hartog, C. B. Forest, J. K. Anderson, T.M. Biewer, B. E. Chapman, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, S. C. Prager, J. S. Sarff, S. D. Terry, and R.W. Harvey, “Confinement of Energetic Electrons in the Reversed Field Pinch,” Physical Review Letters, 91, 045002-1 (2003).

J.S. Sarff, J.K. Anderson, T.M. Biewer, D.L. Brower, B.E. Chapman, P.K. Chattopadhyay, D. Craig, B. Deng, W.X. Ding, G. Fiksel, C.B. Forest, J.A. Goetz, R. O'Connell, S.C. Prager, and M.A. Thomas, “Tokamak-like confinement at a high beta and low field in the reversed field pinch,” Plasma Physics and Contolled Fusion, 45, A457 (2003).

H. Sakakita, D. Craig, J.K. Anderson, T.M. Biewer, S.D. Terry, B.E. Chapman, D.J. Den Hartog, S.C. Prager, “Behavior of Impurity Ion Velocities during the Pulsed Poloidal Current Drive in the Madison Symmetric Torus Reversed-Field Pinch,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 42, L505 (2003).

P. Martin, L. Marrelli, G. Spizzo, P. Franz, P. Piovesan, I. Predebon, T. Bolzonella, S. Cappello, A. Cravotta, D.F. Escande, L. Frassinetti, S. Ortolani, R. Paccagnella, D. Terranova, the RFX team, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, the MST team, P. Brunsell, J.-A. Malmberg, J. Drake, the EXTRAP T2R team, Y. Yagi, H. Koguchi, Y. Hirano, the TPE-RX
team, R.B. White, C. Sovinec, C. Xiao, R.A. Nebel and D.D. Schnack, “Overview of quasisingle helicity experiments in reversed field pinches,” Nuclear Fusion, 43, 1855 (2003).

J.S. Sarff, A.F. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, T.M. Biewer, A.P. Blair, M. Cengher, B.E. Chapman, P.K. Chattopadhyay, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, F. Ebrahimi, G. Fiksel, C.B. Forest, J.A. Goetz, D. Holly, B. Hudson, T.W. Lovell, K.J. McCollam, P.D. Nonn, R. O'Connell, S.P. Oliva, S.C. Prager, J.C. Reardon, M.A. Thomas, M.D. Wyman, D.L. Brower, W.X. Ding, S.D. Terry, M.D. Carter, V.I. Davydenko, A.A. Ivanov, R.W. Harvey, R.I. Pinsker and C. Xiao, “Tokamak-like confinement at a high beta and low toroidal field in the MST reversed field pinch,” Nuclear Fusion, 43, 1684 (2003).

D.L. Brower, W.X. Ding, S.D. Terry, J.K. Anderson, T.M. Biewer, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, C.B. Forest, S.C. Prager, and J.S. Sarff, “Laser Polarimetric measurement of equilibrium and fluctuating magnetic field in a reversed field pinch,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 74, 1534 (2003).

J.C. Reardon, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, and S.C. Prager, “Comparison of ion temperature diagnostics on the Madison symmetric torus reversed-field pinch,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 74, 1892 (2003).

D.R. Demers, P.M. Schoch, R.J. Radke, J.K. Anderson, D. Craig, and D.J. Den Hartog, “Spectroscopic ion beam imaging for investigations into magnetic field mapping of a plasma,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 74, 2103 (2003).

J.K. Anderson, P.L. Andrew, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, and D.J. Den Hartog, “Direct removal of edge-localized pollutant emission in a near-infared bremsstrahlung measurement,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 74, 2107 (2003).

C. Xiao, P. Franz, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, W.X. Ding, G. Gadani, L. Marrelli, P. Martin, R. Pasqualotto, G. Spizzo, J.S. Sarff, S.D. Terry, “Soft x-ray emission, plasma equilirium, and fluctuation studies on Madison Symmetric Torus,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 74, 2157 (2003).

W.X. Ding, D.L. Brower, S.D. Terry, D. Craig, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, and J.C. Wright, “Measurement of Internal Magnetic Field Fluctuations in a Reversed-Field Pinch by Faraday Rotation,” Physical Review Letters, 90, 035002 (2003).

L. Marrelli, P. Martin, G. Spizzo, P. Franz, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, J.S. Sarff, T.M. Biewer, S.C. Prager, and J.C. Reardon, “Quasi-single helicity spectra in the Madison Symmetric Torus,” Physics of Plasmas, 9, 2868 (2002).

B. E. Chapman, A. F. Almagri, J. K. Anderson, T. M. Biewer, P. K. Chattopadhyay, C.-S. Chiang, D. Craig, D. J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, C. B. Forest, A. K. Hansen, D. Holly, N. E. Lanier, R. O'Connell, S. C. Prager, J. C. Reardon, J. S. Sarff, M. D. Wyman, D. L. Brower, W. X. Ding, Y. Jiang, S. D. Terry, P. Franz, L. Marrelli, and P. Martin, “High confinement plasmas in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed-field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, 9, 2061 (2002).

P.K. Chattopadhyay, J.K. Anderson, T. Biewer, D. Craig, and C.B. Forest, “Electron Bernstein Wave Emission from an Over-Dense Reversed Field Pinch Plasma,” Physics of Plasmas, 9, 752 (2002).

D.L. Brower, W.X. Ding, S.D. Terry, J.K. Anderson, T.M. Biewer, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, C.B. Forest, S.C. Prager, and J.S. Sarff, “Measurement of the Current-Density Profile and Plasma Dynamics in the Reversed-Field Pinch,” Physical Review Letters, 88, 185005 (2002).

B.E. Chapman, J. K. Anderson, T. M. Biewer, D. L. Brower, S. Castillo, P. K. Chattopadhyay, C.-S. Chiang, D. Craig, D. J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, P. W. Fontana, C. B. Forest, S. Gerhardt, A. K. Hansen, D. Holly, Y. Jiang, N. E. Lanier, S. C. Prager, J. C. Reardon, and J. S. Sarff “Reduced Edge Instability and Improved Confinement in the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” Physical Review Letters, 87, 205001 (2001).

N.E. Lanier, D. Craig, J.K. Anderson, T.M. Biewer, B.E. Chapman, D.J. Den Hartog, C.B. Forest, S.C. Prager, D.L. Brower, and Y. Jiang, “An investigation of density fluctuations and electron transport in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed-field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, 8, 3402 (2001).

D. Craig, G. Fiksel, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, “Control of Magnetic Fluctuations in the Reversed Field Pinch with Edge Current Drive,” Physics of Plasmas, 8, 1463 (2001).

D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, V.I. Davydenko, A.A. Ivanov, “First Charge Exchange Recombination Spectroscopy and Motional Stark Effect Results from the Madison Symmetric Torus Reversed Field Pinch,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 72, 1008 (2001).

N. E. Lanier, D. Craig, J. K. Anderson, T. M. Biewer, B. E. Chapman, D. J. Den Hartog, C. B. Forest, S. C. Prager, D. L. Brower and Y. Jiang, “Measurement of Electron Transport in the Madison Symmetric Torus Reversed-Field Pinch,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 72, 1039 (2001).

J.S. Sarff, A.F. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, C.-S. Chiang, N.A. Crocker, D.J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, A.K. Hansen, and S.C. Prager, “Plasma Flow in MST: Effects of Edge Biasing and Momentum Transport from Nonlinear Magnetic Torques,” Czechlosovak Journal of Physics, 50, 1471 (2000).

D.J. Den Hartog, and D. Craig, “Isotropy of Ion Heating During a Sawtooth Crash in a Reversed Field Pinch,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 42, L47 (2000).

B.E. Chapman, T.M. Biewer, P.K. Chattopadhyay, C.-S. Chiang, D.J. Craig, N.A. Crocker, D.J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, P.W. Fontana, S.C. Prager, and J.S. Sarff, “Modifications to the Edge Current Profile with Auxiliary Edge Current Drive and Improved Confinement in a ReversedField Pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, 7, 3491 (2000).

A.K. Hansen, A.F. Almagri, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, C. Hegna, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, “Momentum Transport from Nonlinear Mode Coupling of Magnetic Fluctuations,” Physical Review Letters, 85, 3408 (2000).

N. E. Lanier, D. Craig, J. K. Anderson, T. M. Biewer, B. E. Chapman, D. J. Den Hartog, C. B. Forest, S. C. Prager, D. L. Brower and Y. Jiang, “Reduction of Density Fluctuations and Particle Transport in the Reversed-Field Pinch,” Physical Review Letters, 85, 2120 (2000).

D. J. Den Hartog, J. T. Chapman, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, P. W. Fontana, S. C. Prager, and J. S. Sarff, “Measurement of core velocity fluctuations and the dynamo in a reversed field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, 6, 1813 (1999).

A. F. Almagri, J. T. Chapman, C. S. Chiang, D. Craig, D. J. Den Hartog, C. C. Hegna, S. C. Prager, “Momentum transport and flow damping in the reversed field pinch plasma,” Physics of Plasmas, 5, 3982 (1998).

B. E. Chapman, A. F. Almagri, J. K. Anderson, C. S. Chiang, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, N. E. Lanier, S. C. Prager, J. S. Sarff, M. R. Stoneking, P. W. Terry, “E x B flow shear and enhanced confinement in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, 5, 1848 (1998).

D. Craig, A. F. Almagri, J. K. Anderson, J. T. Chapman, C.-S. Chiang, N. A. Crocker, D. J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, S. C. Prager, J. S. Sarff, and M. R. Stoneking, “Enhanced confinement with plasma biasing in the MST reversed field pinch,” Physical Review Letters, 79, 1865 (1997).

D. J. Den Hartog, D. J. Craig, G. Fiksel, and J. S. Sarff, “Impurities, temperature and density in a miniature electrostatic plasma and current source,” Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 6, 492 (1997).

G. Fiksel, A. F. Almagri, D. Craig, M. Iida, S. C. Prager, and J. S. Sarff, “High current plasma electron emitter,” Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 5, 78 (1996).

J. S. Sarff, A. F. Almagri, M. Cekic, C.-S. Chaing, D. Craig, D. J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, S. A. Hokin, R. W. Harvey, H. Ji, C. Litwin, S. C. Prager, D. Sinitsyn, C. R. Sovinec, J. C. Sprott, and E. Uchimoto, “Transport reduction by current profile control in the reversed-field pinch,” Physics of Plasmas, 2, 2440 (1995).

P. A. DeYoung, D. Craig, C. Dykstra, P. Gonthier, R. Lacey, T. Li, C. Mader, A. Nadasen, G. F. Peaslee, D. Peterson, T. Reposeur, R. Sedlar, S. Sundbeck, N. Shaw, A. Vander Molen, G. Westfall, J. S. Winfield, and S. Yennello, “Sensitivity of small-angle correlations of light charged particles to reaction mechanisms in the 16 O + 27 Al reaction at 40 MeV/nucleon,” Physical Review C, 56, 244 (1997).

R. Pak, W. J. Llope, D. Craig, E. E. Gualtieri, S. A. Hannuschke, R. A. Lacey, J. Lauret, A. C. Mignerey, D. E. Russ, N. T. B. Stone, A. M. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, and J. Yee, “Impact parameter dependence of the disappearance of transverse flow in nuclear collisions,” Physical Review C, 53, R1469 (1996).

R. Pak, D. Craig, E. E. Gualtieri, S. A. Hannuschke, R. A. Lacey, J. Lauret, W. J. Llope, N. T. B. Stone, A. M. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, and J. Yee, “Radial flow in 40 Ar + 45 Sc reactions at E = 35-115 MeV/nucleon,” Physical Review C, 54, 1681 (1996).

W. J. Llope, J. A. Conrad, C. M. Mader, G. Peilert, W. Bauer, D. Craig, E. Gualtieri, S. Hannuschke, R. A. Lacey, J. Lauret, T. Li, A. Nadasen, E. Norbeck, R. Pak, N. T. B. Stone, A. M. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, J. Yee, and S. J. Yennello, “Autocorrelations and intermediate-mass-fragment multiplicities in central heavy-ion collisions,” Physical Review C,
51, 1325 (1995).

W. J. Llope, W. Bauer, D. Craig, E. E. Gualtieri, S. Hannuschke, R. A. Lacey, J. Lauret, T. Li, C. M. Mader, A. Nadasen, E. Norbeck, R. Pak, G. Peilert, N. T. B. Stone, A. M. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, J. Yee, and S. J. Yennello, “The sphericity of central heavy-ion reactions,” Physical Review C, 52, 1900 (1995).

W. J. Llope, S. E. Pratt, N. Frazier, R. Pak, D. Craig, E. E. Gualtieri, S. A. Hannuschke, N. T. B. Stone, A. M. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, J. Yee, R. A. Lacey, J. Lauret, A. C. Mignerey, and D. E. Russ, “The fragment coalescence model,” Physical Review C, 52, 2004 (1995).

T. Li, W. Bauer, D. Craig, E. Gualtieri, S. Hannuschke, R. Pak, A. M. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, J. S. Winfield, J. Yee, S. J. Yennello, R. Lacey, A. Nadasen, R. S. Tickle, and E. Norbeck, “Mass dependence of critical behavior in nucleus-nucleus collisions,” Physical Review C, 49, 1630 (1994).

E. Bauge, A. Elmaani, Roy A. Lacey, J. Lauret, N. N. Ajitanand, D. Craig, M. Cronqvist, E. Gualtieri, S. Hannuschke, T. Li, B. Llope, T. Reposeur, A. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, J. S. Winfield, J. Yee, S. Yennello, A. Nadasen, R. S. Tickle, and E. Norbeck, “Observation of a saturation in the time scale for multifragment emission in symmetric heavy-ion collisions,”
Physical Review Letters, 70, 3705 (1993).

T. Li, W. Bauer, D. Craig, M. Cronqvist, E. Gualtieri, S. Hannuschke, R. Lacey, W. J. Llope, T. Reposeur, A. M. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, W. K. Wilson, J. S. Winfield, J. Yee, S. J. Yennello, A. Nadasen, R. S. Tickle, and E. Norbeck, “Intermediate mass fragment production in central collisions of intermediate energy heavy ions,” Physical Review Letters, 70, 1924 (1993).

R. A. Lacey, A. Elmaani, J. Lauret, T. Li, W. Bauer, D. Craig, M. Cronqvist, E. Gualtieri, S. Hannuschke, T. Reposeur, A. Vander Molen, G. D. Westfall, W. K. Wilson, J. S. Winfield, J. Yee, S. Yennello, A. Nadasen, R. S. Tickle, and E. Norbeck, “Multifragment azimuthal correlation functions: Probes for reaction dynamics in collisions of intermediate energy heavy
ions,” Physical Review Letters, 70, 1224 (1993).

G. D. Westfall, W. Bauer, D. Craig, M. Cronqvist, E. Gaultieri, S. Hannuschke, D. Klakow, T. Li, T. Reposeur, A. M. Vander Molen, W. K. Wilson, J. S. Winfield, J. Yee, S. J. Yennello, R. Lacey, A. Elmaani, J. Lauret, A. Nadasen, and E. Norbeck, “Mass dependence of the disappearance of flow in nuclear collisions,” Physical Review Letters, 71, 1986 (1993).

Seminar and Colloquia Presentations

“The Wheaton Impulsive Reconnection Experiment,” Plasma Physics Group Meeting, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2008.

“Magnetic Reconnection: A Hot Topic in Plasma Physics,” Physics Department Seminar, Wheaton College, 2006.

“Motional Stark Effect Measurements of Magnetic Field in MST,” Atomic Physics Seminar, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2002.

“Measuring Fluctuations and Transport in the Core of MST,” Plasma Physics Seminar, Columbia University, 1999.

“Electrostatic Current Injection in the MST,” Plasma Physics Seminar, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1998. Invited Conference Presentations “Momentum Transport and Flow Generation from Stochastic Magnetic Fields,” General Meeting
of the Center on Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas, Manchester, NH, 2007.

“Ion Heating During Reconnection Events in MST,” Invited Talk, April Meeting of the American Physical Society, Dallas, TX, 2006.

“Reconnection and Transport in MST,” Invited Talk, Easter Meeting on Stability and Confinement of Magnetized Plasmas, Turin, Italy, 2005.

“Turbulence and Its Effects in Reversed Field Pinch Plasmas,” Invited Talk, Meeting on the Interrelations between Plasma Experiments in Laboratory and Space, Whitefish, MT, 2003.

“An Overview of Recent RFP Research,” Invited Talk, Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop, Seattle, WA, 2003.
“Momentum Transport in the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” Invited Talk, Joint U.S.-European Transport Task Force Workshop, Fairbanks, AK, 2001.

“Controlling Edge Resonant Modes and Transport in the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” Invited Talk, Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Seattle, WA, 1999.

“Improved Confinement Regimes and the Importance of Flows in the Reversed Field Pinch,” Invited Talk, Joint U.S.-European Transport Task Force Workshop, Atlanta, GA, 1998.

Contributed Conference Presentations

“First Results from the Wheaton Impulsive Reconnection Experiment,” April Meeting of the American Physical Society, Washington, D.C., 2010.

“First Results from the Wheaton Impulsive Reconnection Experiment,” Meeting of the American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics, Atlanta, GA, 2009.

“The Wheaton Impulsive Reconnection Experiment,” April Meeting of the American Physical Society, Denver, CO, 2009.

“The Wheaton Impulsive Reconnection Experiment,” Meeting of the American Physical Society– Division of Plasma Physics, Dallas, TX, 2008.

“Spectral Motional Stark Effect Measurements in MST,” Meeting of the American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

“Ion Confinement and Heating in the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” European Physical Society Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, Rome, Italy, 2006.

“Overview of Physics Advances in MST,” Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop, Austin, TX, 2006.

“Measurement of Hall Effects During Reconnection in the Madison Symmetric Torus,” Fall American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2005.

“Driven and Spontaneous Reconnection in the Lab and in Astrophysics,” Meeting of the American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, CO, 2005.

“Experimental Tests of Two-Fluid Relaxation,” General Meeting of the Center on Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas, Princeton, NJ, 2005.

“Driven and Spontaneous Reconnection in MST,” General Meeting of the Center on MagneticSelf Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas, San Diego, CA, 2005.

“Fast Motional Stark Effect Measurements in MST,” Meeting of the American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics, Savannah, GA, 2004.

“New Observations Concerning the Origin and Consequences of MHD Activity in the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” Fusion Energy Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Lisboa, Portugal, 2004.

“Momentum Transport,” General Meeting of the Center on Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas, Madison, WI, 2004.

“Ion Heating in MST,” International Reversed Field Pinch Workshop, Padova, Italy, 2004.

“A High Throughput Spectrometer for Fast Localized Doppler Measurements,” High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2004.

“MST Progress and Plans,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Albuquerque, NM, 2003.

“Momentum Transport,” Planning Meeting for the Center on Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas, Chicago, IL, 2003.

“An Overview of Momentum Transport in Laboratory Plasmas,” Topical Planning Meeting for the Center on Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas, Princeton, NJ, 2003.

“Advances in Our Understanding of Fluctuation-Induced Transport,” International Reversed Field Pinch Workshop, Tsukuba, Japan, 2003.

“Spectral Motional Stark Effect Measurements in MST,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Orlando, FL, 2002. “The Environment for ADAS at the University of Wisconsin - Madison,” Atomic Data and
Analysis Structure (ADAS) Workshop, Cadarache, France, 2002.

“Auxiliary Heating and Current Drive in the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” European Physical Society Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, Montreux, Switzerland, 2002.

“Non-reversed Discharges - A Tool for Understanding Reversed Field Pinch Physics,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Long Beach, CA, 2001.

“The Importance of Multi-Mode Control in the Reversed Field Pinch,” Workshop on Active MHD Control, Princeton, NJ, 2000.

“Localized Measurements of Impurity Ion Dynamics in MST,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Quebec City, Canada, 2000.

“First CHERS and MSE Results from the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” Topical Conference on High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, Tucson, AZ, 2000.

“Transport Reduction in the MST Reversed Field Pinch via Plasma Edge Control,” European Physical Society Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, Budapest, Hungary, 2000.

“Understanding and Controlling Edge Resonant Modes in MST,” International Reversed Field Pinch Workshop, Madison, WI, 2000.

“Generation and Evolution of Plasma Flow in the Reversed Field Pinch,” Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop, San Fransisco, CA, 2000.

“Flow Structure and Dynamo in a Laboratory Plasma,” Meeting on the Interrelations between Plasma Experiments in Laboratory and Space, Kreuth, Germany, 1999.

“Spectroscopic Measurement of Plasma Flow Fluctuations and the MHD Dynamo in a Laboratory Plasma,” Centennial Meeting of the American Physical Society, Atlanta, GA, 1999.

“Response of Magnetic Fluctuations to Electrostatic Current Drive in MST,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, New Orleans, LA, 1998.

“Electrostatic Current Injection in the MST Reversed Field Pinch,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Pittsburgh, PA, 1997.

“Electrostatic Current Injection for Current Profile Control and Confinement Improvement in MST,” Joint U.S.-European Transport Task Force Workshop, Madison, WI, 1997.

“Electrostatic Current Injection for Current Profile Control and Fluctuation Reduction in MST,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, CO, 1996.

“Current Profile Control and Fluctuation Reduction in MST via Electrostatic Current Injection,” IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Boston, MA, 1996.

“Current Profile Control and Fluctuation Reduction in MST via Electrostatic Current Injection,” Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics, Louisville, KY, 1995.

“Techniques in Data Analysis with the MSU 4π Array,” Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, 1991.