Publications & Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Julian F. Picard, Samuel C. Schaub, Guy Rosenzweig, Jacob C. Stephens, Michael A. Shapiro, and Richard J. Temkin, Laser-driven semiconductor switch for generating nanosecond pulses from a megawatt gyrotron, Applied Physics Letter, 114, 2019. (Editor's Pick)

R.A. Tinguely, A. Rosenthal, R. Simpson, S.B. Ballinger, A.J. Creely, S. Frank, A.Q. Kuang, B.L. Linehan, W. McCarthy, L.M. Milanese, K.J. Montes, T. Mouratidis, J.F. Picard, P. Rodriguez-Fernandez, A.J. Sandberg, F. Sciortino, E.A. Tolman, M. Zhou, B.N. Sorbom, Z.S. Hartwig, A.E. White, Neutron diagnostics for the physics of a high-field, compact, Q 1 tokamak, Fusion Engineering and Design, 143, 2019, Pages 212-225

S.V. Kutsaev, B. Jacobson, A.Yu. Smirnov, T. Campese, V.A. Dolgashev, V. Goncharik, M. Harrison, A. Murokh, E. Nanni, J. Picard, M. Ruelas, and S.C. Schaub, Nanosecond rf-Power Switch for Gyrotron-Driven Millimeter-Wave Accelerators, Phys. Rev. Applied 11, 2019, 034052 (Editor’s Suggestion)


X. Lu, J. Picard, M. Shapiro, I. Mastovsky, R. Temkin, "Experiments with Metallic Metamaterial Structures for Wakefield Acceleration", 2019 APS Division of Particles and Fields, Boston, MA (Invited)

J. Picard, S. Schaub, G. Rosenzeig, J. Stephens, M. Shapiro, R. Temkin, "Laser-Driven Semiconductor Switch for Generating Nanosecond Pulses from a Megawatt Gyrotron", 2019 Pulsed Power and Plasma Science Conference, Orlando, FL (Received Best Student Paper Award) Download Presentation

M. Othman, J. Picard, S. Schaub, V. Dolgashev, A. Haase, S. Jawla, J. Neilson, B. Spataro, S. Tantawi, R. Temkin, E. Nanni, "High-Power Testing of W-Band Accelerator Cavities", 2019 Pulsed Power and Plasma Science Conference, Orlando, FL (Invited)

J. Picard, "Megawatt-Class, Laser-Driven Semiconductor Switch", February 2019 PSFC Student Seminar Download Presentation


Best Student Paper Award - 2019 Pulsed Power & Plasma Science Conference (PPPS)

Conference Proceedings

A. Nanni, E & Dolgashev, V & Jawla, Sudheer & Neilson, Jeffrey & Othman, Mohamed & Picard, J & Schaub, S & Bruno, Spataro & Tantawi, Sami & Temkin, Richard. (2018). Results from mm-Wave Accelerating Structure High-Gradient Tests. 1-2. 10.1109/IRMMW-THz.2018.8510478.

Conference Posters

J. Picard, S. Schaub, R. Temkin, "STARRE Lab: The Sub-THz Accelerator Research Laboratory", North American Particle Accelerator Conference, Lansing, MI, 2019

J. Picard, J. Prager, T. Ziemba, K. E. Miller, A. Hashim, “Spectroscopic Investigation of a Dielectric Barrier Discharge Over a Wide Range of Pulse Parameters”, APS Gaseous Electronics Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2015

K. E. Miller, T. Ziemba, J. Prager, J. Picard, “Silicon Carbide MOSFET-Based Switching Power Amplifier for Precision Magnet Control”, APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, San Jose, CA, 2016

KE Miller, TM Ziemba, JR Prager, I Slobodov, J Picard, “Isolated, high voltage arbitrary pulse generator”, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), Banff, Alberta, 2016

T. Ziemba, J. Picard, J. Prager, K. E. Miller, J. Carscadden, “Characterization of a DBD-Based Plasma Jet Using a Variable Pulse Width Nanosecond Pulser”, APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, Savannah, GA, 2015

J. Prager, T. Ziemba, K. E. Miller, J. Picard and A. Hashim, "Silicon-carbide (SiC) MOSFET-based full-bridge for pulsed power applications," 2015 IEEE Pulsed Power Conference (PPC), Austin, TX, 2015, pp. 1-6.

T Ziemba, K Miller, J Prager, J Picard, A Hashim, “Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFET-based Full-Bridge for Fusion Science Applications”, APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2014

J. Prager, T. Ziemba, K. E. Miller, and J. Picard, “High-Resolution and Frequency, Printed Miniature Magnetic Probes”, APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, Denver, CO, 2013