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Tech-X CEO John R. Cary Awarded Birdsall Prize

Boulder, Colorado – March 21, 2016: Tech-X CEO and University of Colorado Professor John R. Cary has been awarded the 2016 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Charles K. Birdsall Award “for contributions to scientific discovery using computational methods across plasma physics, the development of computational algorithms and methods, and leadership of computational teams.” Dr. …

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VSim Used in ORNL proto-MPEX

Boulder, Colorado – January 22, 2016: Dr. David Green of Oak Ridge National Laboratory is using VSim to help design a new proposed experiment. The Proto-Material Plasma Exposure eXperiment (proto-MPEX) from ORNL plans to study the interactions of high temperature plasmas with material walls. The success of fusion as a viable energy source relies on …

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VSim to Be Used in Groundbreaking “Particle Accelerator-on-a-Chip” Research

Boulder, Colorado – November 19, 2015: An international collaboration, led by Stanford University, and including Tech-X Corporation as a partner, has been awarded $13.5 million by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to take an innovative particle accelerator design dubbed the “accelerator-on-a-chip” and make it into a fully functional and scalable working prototype. This laser-driven …

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Prof. John R. Cary, Tech-X CEO, Elected Vice Chairman of APS Division of Plasma Physics

Boulder, Colorado – October 14, 2015: Prof. John R. Cary (CEO of Tech-X Corporation) has been elected Vice Chair of the Division of Plasma Physics of the American Physical Society. This is the beginning of a 4-year rotation that continues with Chair Elect, Chair, and Past Chair, as described at APS DPP Annual Elections. In …

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Tech-X Scientists Win Another 2015 ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge Award

Boulder, Colorado – May 21, 2015: Physicists Thomas Jenkins and David Smithe of Tech-X Corporation have been selected to receive a 2015 ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) award from the U.S. Department of Energy for their proposal, “Modeling RF-induced Sheath Effects and Parasitic Losses in Magnetic Fusion Experiments.” This proposal focuses on the numerical modeling of …

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Tech-X Scientists Win 2015 ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge Award

Boulder, Colorado – May 18, 2015: Physicists Jacob King, Thomas Jenkins, Alexei Pankin, and Scott Kruger of Tech-X Corporation, along with other members of the NIMROD Team, including Carl Sovinec (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Eric Held (Utah State Univ.), Andrea Garofalo, and Alan Turnbull (General Atomics), have been selected to receive a 2015 ASCR Leadership Computing …

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Tech-X Corporation Announces Release of VSim 7.2

Boulder, Colorado – April 28, 2015: Tech-X Corporation is pleased to announce the release of VSim 7.2.  VSim is an electromagnetic time-domain three-dimensional solver with particle and plasma simulation capabilities. The latest release upgrades our leading-edge VSim 7.0 software to include 8 more custom analyzers, improved GPU support for electromagnetic field solves, and multiple small …

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Tech-X in Denver Post for Simulating Effect of Radiation on Europa Mission’s Surface Dust Mass Analyzer

Boulder, Colorado – August 10, 2015: Dr. Sveta Shasharina, Tech-X Vice President and Principal Investigator for the simulation project to calculate the level and effect of radiation on the Surface Dust Mass Analyzer (SUDA), was interviewed by the Denver Post. Tech-X is assisting NASA with exploration of Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons, which scientists think …

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Prof. John R. Cary Awarded Dawson Prize

Boulder, Colorado – August 5, 2015: Prof. John R. Cary has been awarded the International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Plasmas John Dawson Prize for Numerical Simulation of Plasmas. This is a prestigious lifetime achievement award that is awarded at each ICNSP. Dr. Cary’s interests are concentrated in beam/accelerator physics, plasma physics, nonlinear dynamics, and …

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