Place and Date

July 8 - 12, 2013

National Olympics Memorial Youth Center (Tokyo, Japan)


Plasma physical processes play an important role in various laboratory,
space, and astrophysical environments, including fusion experiment,
Earth magnetosphere, Sun, interstellar medium, and intergalactic medium.
Through a series of summer Schools/Workshops, we intend to:

1) introduce basic physics of laboratory, space, and astrophysical plasmas and provide training to young scientists;

2) bring scientists from laboratory physics, space physics, and astrophysis together and exchange ideas and latest results;

3) foster future collaborations especially in the East-Asian region and also around the world.

The first of this series was held in KIAA, Peking University, China on May 30 to June 6, 2011 and the second school was held in Jeju Island, Korea on June 25 to 29, 2012.


  • 1. Turbulence
    (Turbulence transport in Laboratory plasma, Turbulence in space plasma, Solar granulation)
  • 2.  Reconnection
    (Reconnection in Laboratory plasma, Magnetic island, Reconnection in space plasma, Solar flare)
  • 3.  Interaction between plasma and wave
    (Plasma shock, acceleration, Alfven wave, high energy  density plasma)
  • 4.  Dynamo  (Solar dynamo, MRI)
  • 5.  Momentum  (Intrinsic rotation in laboratory plasma, Solar differential rotation)
  • 6.  Plasma self organization  (Spherical tokamak, solar corona)