(full name: Julio Javier Martinell Benito)

Tel. (52-55) 5622-46-72,73 and 81
Fax. (52-55) 5616-22-33

Area of research: Plasma Physics

Member of the Department of Plasma Physics and Radiation-Matter Interaction of the ICN-UNAM.

Research interests: Magnetic Fusion Plasmas, Transport Theory, Astrophysical and Space Plasmas

Position held: Research Scientist (Investigador Titular B)

Our small plasma physics group at the ICN is currently interested in problems realted to fusion research, and I am personally involved with:


I graduated from the School of Sciences (Facultad de Ciencias) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM with a BS in Physics in the year 1980, received the MS in 1982 from the same school, and got my Doctor's degree (PhD) from MIT in the field of Plasma Physics in the year 1986, and since then I work at the Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares (ICN) of the UNAM, as research staff. I also have been teaching in the School of Sciences of UNAM for the same period. I am married and have two (wonderful!) children.

For more information about Plasma Research you can see a Listing of Plasma Research Centers in the world

There are a few interesting educational sites on Plasma Science that can be visited:

CPEP Fusion Web Course U.S. Fusion Energy Sciences Program Web Site
General Atomic Sciences Education Foundation Educational Web Site - FUSION ENERGY
Plasma Sciences and Technologies Education Outreach IPPEX - The Internet Plasma Physics Education Experience
Perspective on Plasmas - Plasmas International Coalition for Plasma Science

My recent papers and preprints can be viewed here.
Member of the American Physical Society APS, Sociedad Mexicana de Física SMF, Academia Mexicana de Ciencias AMC
Material for the course: Electrodinámica Clásica at Posgrado en Ciencias Físicas - UNAM.

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