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University Of York
Our nuclear astrophysics experiments seek to answer two central questions:
- What reactions power the prodigious outpouring of energy in objects such as novae, X-ray bursters and supernovae?
- How are the heavy elements of which the solar system is built created in these explosive objects?
For available research projects please see our website:
Laser Plasmas & Fusion
The physics of laser plasmas is important in several applications. Laser plasmas can be used to reproduce in the laboratory the conditions found in astrophysical objects and they are relevant to industry in thin film coating and material ablation. They are bright sources of x-ray and ultra-violet radiation and are one of the possible routes to achieving controlled fusion for energy production.
For available research projects in astrophysical plasmas please see our website: http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/phys/gsp/research/plasma_proj/laserplasmas.htm
For full details see the University of York, Physics Department postgraduate webpages:
University of York
University website: http://www.york.ac.uk
Course website; http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/phys/gsp/index.htm