Po-Yu Chang

Assistant Professor

  • 840 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
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  • 2013 PhD, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA

Research Interests

  • Inertial Confinement Fusion
  • Magnetized Inertial Confinement Fusio
  • Plasma Physics


  • 2013~2016 Postdoctoral Associate, The Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Fusion Science Center for Extreme States of Matter, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, USA
  • 2016~Present Assistant Professor, Institute of Space and Plasma Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 2009 2018

  • 840 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Conference article
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of residual kinetic energy on yield degradation and ion temperature asymmetries in inertial confinement fusion implosions

Woo, K. M., Betti, R., Shvarts, D., Bose, A., Patel, D., Yan, R., Chang, P-Y., Mannion, O. M., Epstein, R., Delettrez, J. A., Charissis, M., Anderson, K. S., Radha, P. B., Shvydky, A., Igumenshchev, I. V., Gopalaswamy, V., Christopherson, A. R., Sanz, J. & Aluie, H., 2018 May 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 25, 5, 052704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inertial confinement fusion
ion temperature
kinetic energy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Increasing the magnetic-field capability of the magneto-inertial fusion electrical discharge system using an inductively coupled coil

Barnak, D. H., Davies, J. R., Fiksel, G., Chang, P-Y., Zabir, E. & Betti, R., 2018 Mar 1, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 89, 3, 033501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fusion reactions
flux density
Magnetic fields

Inductively coupled 30 T magnetic field platform for magnetized high-energy-density plasma studies

Fiksel, G., Backhus, R., Barnak, D. H., Chang, P-Y., Davies, J. R., Jacobs-Perkins, D., McNally, P., Spielman, R. B., Viges, E. & Betti, R., 2018 Aug 1, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 89, 8, 084703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasma density
flux density
power supplies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Laser entrance window transmission and reflection measurements for preheating in magnetized liner inertial fusion

Davies, J. R., Bahr, R. E., Barnak, D. H., Betti, R., Bonino, M. J., Campbell, E. M., Hansen, E. C., Harding, D. R., Peebles, J. L., Sefkow, A. B., Seka, W., Chang, P-Y., Geissel, M. & Harvey-Thompson, A. J., 2018 Jun 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 25, 6, 062704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

red shift
4 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring implosion velocities in experiments and simulations of laser-driven cylindrical implosions on the OMEGA laser

Hansen, E. C., Barnak, D. H., Betti, R., Campbell, E. M., Chang, P-Y., Davies, J. R., Glebov, V. Y., Knauer, J. P., Peebles, J., Regan, S. P. & Sefkow, A. B., 2018 Apr 4, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 60, 5, 054014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

X rays
framing cameras
Magnetic fields