Institute for Plasma Focus Studies


To promote the understanding of Plasma Focus Devices

Using numerical experiments based on the Lee Model 

 in association with

Abdus Salam ICTP/OEA   AAAPT   INTI-IU   NTU-NIE Plasma Radiation Sources Lab    UM Plasma Research Lab    UTM

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Courses                                                                                                               UNU / ICTP PFF Network                                                                           Papers and Documents          



Lee model   Description  Code         Lee Model code published



Exciting Developments:        Lee Model code Published               6 Phase Lee Model code- DPF with anomalous resistances    Neutron Saturation Explained   

Modelling Scaling Laws:                   SXR  Neutrons  Ion Beams

                                                Numerical Experiments with:           Current-Step Plasma Focus      Radiative Collapse DPF



Research Projects                                                                                             Rationale of IPFS   





International Conference on Space and Plasma Science, Sept 22-24, 2015,  Maihar, Satna (M.P) India


 8th International Conference on Plasma Science and Applications,  8-10 September 2015, Isfahan, Iran


The Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale, is presenting the first Massive Open Online Course

 (MOOC) on plasma physics and its applications, duration 9 weeks starting May 1st-  see News on CRPP / EPFL web site  and

  Official EDX web site, (registration)  and  Video presentation of the course


Conference on Plasma Focus (in series ISPF), INTI International University, 20 June 2014 contact: Completed

7th International Conference on Plasma Science and Applications,  22-24 September 2014, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal -Completed

NEWPF (Research), 21 September 2014, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal  contact: Completed-  PF in Lumbini

Completed Conferences 2008-2013


ISPF 2013- Photos & Presentations


Current waveforms of plasma focus machines from sub-kJ to multi-MJ- fitting measured to computed

                                                                                                PF400 0.4kJ-Chilean                                        NX2 3kJ-Singapore

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                      PF1000  1MJ-Polish, ICDMP                 PF25MJ- mult-megajoule Numerical experiments

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Plasma Focus Neutron scaling laws from numerical experiments (up to 25MJ)


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   Yn vs E0 –note Yn~E02 at low E0.  Yn~Ipeak3.8;Yn~Ipinch4.5 from kJ to 25MJ


A complete DIY training course, click :

Internet-based Plasma Focus Course on Numerical Experiments


A complete computation package, click:

Description and Code of the Lee Model RADPF


More details from

Universal Plasma Focus Laboratory Facility



Associates & Awardees of IPFS



List of Research Projects


Turkey Lecture Tour September/October 2009

KSU, USA Research & Workshop May/June 2010

NURER Fusion WS Turkey to AEC Syria Visit July 2010






                                                                                                                                    Useful files         Plasma concepts

Updated: 1 June 2015


links:      AAAPT