Yevgeny Raitses

Principal Research Physicist
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)

Telephone: 609-243-226
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Research Interest

Yevgeny Raitses is a Principal Research Physicist at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. He is an expert in experimental plasma physics. He has an extensive publication record with over 100 publications on physics of plasma thrusters, plasma-surface interactions, nanosynthesis plasmas, cross-field discharges, and plasma diagnostics. Dr. Raitses received his PhD from the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology in 1997. In 1998, together with Prof. Nathaniel J. Fisch, he initiated plasma thruster research at PPPL and established the PPPL Hall Thruster Experiment (HTX) in 1999. He is now the head of the HTX. He is also directing the Laboratory for Plasma Nanosynthesis (LPN-PPPL).