Steven J. Rose

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Steven Rose is a Professor of Plasma Physics and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Imperial College London. He has worked in plasma physics for his entire career, with a particular emphasis on plasmas produced using high-power lasers. He has spent much of that time at the two high-power laser facilities in the UK: the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory’s Central Laser Facility where he became the Associate Director for Physics and at AWE Aldermaston where he was the Head of Plasma Physics.


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