Pauli

Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Vienna

10th (!) Plasma Kinetics Working Meeting
  17-28 July, 2017

Responsible Organisers: A. Schekochihin, F. Parra (Oxford), M. Kunz (Princeton), N. Loureiro (MIT)




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TOPICS:
  • High-beta dynamics (inc. plasma dynamo, microinstabilities/transport)
  • Kinetic turbulence (inc. ion/electron heating)
  • Kinetic reconnection (inc. particle acceleration)
  • Phase mixing
  • Drift-wave turbulence (inc. transport optimisation)
  • Edge/SOL
  • Stellarators
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Invited Participants

Name Affiliation Wk 1
Fusion
Wk 2
Astro
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Interests/topics
Seminar Title
Background
Reading

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Ian Abel
Chalmers
16-23

D
Y
Drift-wave turbulence
Edge/SOL
---


Lev Arzamasskiy
Princeton
arr 21
lv 28
D
Y
Kinetic turbulence Hybrid-kinetic simulations of solar wind turbulence (with Kunz)
work in progress

Justin Ball
EPFLausanne
16-22

D
N
Drift-wave turbulence TBA
?

Michael Barnes Oxford


?
N
Drift-wave turbulence
Kinetic turbulence
[see Hardman & Kawazura]


Archie Bott
Oxford



N
High-beta dynamics TBA/TBC (with Cowley & Schekochihin)
work in progress

Ivan Calvo
CIEMAT
16-21

H
Y
Stellarators Neoclassical calculation of the tangential electric field in stellarators close to omnigeneity and tokamaks with broken symmetry
PPCF 59, 055014 (2017)

Peter Catto
MIT
arr 16
lv 27
H
Y
Edge/SOL
Stellarators

[see Espinoza]


Ben Chandran
New Hampshire

23-28
H
N
Kinetic turbulence


Steve Cowley Oxford
arr 21
lv 28
D
N
Drift-wave turbulence
Edge/SOL
High-beta dynamics
Kinetic turbulence
[see Bott]


Paul Dellar
Oxford

22-28
D
Y
Drift-wave turbulence
Kinetic turbulence
Phase mixing
---


Bill Dorland
Maryland


?
Y
Drift-wave turbulence
Kinetic turbulence
Phase mixing
[see Mandell]


Silvia Espinoza
MIT
15-21

H
Y
Edge/SOL Theoretical explanations of impurity removal in I-mode and poloidal pedestal asymmetries (with Catto)
PoP 24, 055904 (2017)

Alessandro Geraldini
Oxford
16-22

D
Y
Edge/SOL TBA/TBC (with Parra)
work in progress

Greg Hammett
Princeton


?
Y
Drift-wave turbulence
Edge/SOL
Kinetic turbulence
Phase mixing

JPP 83, 905830304 (2017)

Michael Hardman
Oxford
16-22

D
Y
Drift-wave turbulence Modelling coupled ion and electron scale turbulence (with Barnes)
work in progress

David Hatch
UT Austin
17-21

D
N
Drift-wave turbulence
Phase mixing
Pedestal transport
?

David Hosking
Oxford
arr 15
lv 29
D
Y
Kinetic turbulence ---


Yohei Kawazura
Oxford


*
N
Kinetic turbulence Hybrid GK-isothermal electrons code + ion heating calculations (with Barnes)
preprint
on request

Matt Kunz
Princeton
arr 20
lv 29
H
Y
High-beta dynamics
Kinetic turbulence
[see Arzamasskiy & St-Onge]


Matt Landreman
Maryland
16-22

D
Y
Stellarators Boundary conditions for stellarator turbulence simulation
work in progress

Nuno Loureiro MIT
arr 19
lv 27
H
N
Drift-wave turbulence
Edge/SOL
Kinetic turbulence
Kinetic reconnection
Phase mixing
1) TBA

arXiv:1706.02652

2) TBA
PRL 118, 085001 (2017)
Noah Mandell
Princeton
16-23

D
Y
Drift-wave turbulence
Edge/SOL
Gyrofluid models with arbitrary number of moments --- TBC (with Dorland)
work in progress

Michael Medvedev
Kansas

23-29
H
Y
High-beta dynamics Quasi-nonlinear theory of the Weibel instability
arXiv:1705.03169

Romain Meyrand
Berkeley
TBC
TBC
o
N
Phase mixing TBC
work in progress

Lucio Milanese
MIT
arr 16
lv 28
H
Y
Drift-wave turbulence ---


Elizabeth Paul
Maryland
16-23

D
Y
Stellarators 1) Rotation and neoclassical ripple transport in ITER (with Dorland & Landreman)
arXiv:1703.06129

2) Application of adjoint methods to stellarator coil optimization work in progress

Felix Parra Diaz
Oxford
16-21

H
Y
Drift-wave turbulence
Edge/SOL
Stellarators
[see Geraldini]


Francois Rincon
Toulouse

23-29
H
Y
High-beta dynamics Some thoughts on theoretical problems and appoaches in dynamo theory
work in progress

Alex Schekochihin Oxford
arr 16
lv 28
H
Y
Drift-wave turbulence
High-beta dynamics
Kinetic turbulence
Phase mixing
1) Inverse cascade in electromagnetic ETG turbulence (with Milanese, Dorland & Loureiro)
work in progress

2) MHD turbulence in 2017: end of the road?
++kinetic extensions
draft review
(comments will
be appreciated!)

Lorenzo Sironi
Columbia

23-29
D
N
High-beta dynamics
Kinetic reconnection



Anatoly Spitkovsky
Princeton


?
N
High-beta dynamics


Jonathan Squire
Caltech

22-28
o
Y
High-beta dynamics Resonant instabilities: dust-gas coupling and others?
arXiv:1706.05020

Denis St-Onge
Princeton
arr 16
lv 29
D
N
Drift-wave turbulence
High-beta dynamics
1) Nonlocal transfer of energy via zonal flow in the Dimits shift
arXiv:1704.05406

2) Plasma dynamo (with Kunz) work in progress
Dmitri Uzdensky
UC Boulder

23-29
H
N
Kinetic turbulence
Kinetic reconnection
Nonthermal particle acceleration in relativistic collisionless magnetic reconnection
arXiv:1705.05507
arXiv:1612.04493
ApJ 816, L8 (2016)

Vladimir Zhdankin
UC Boulder

23-29
D
Y
Kinetic turbulence
Kinetic reconnection
Particle acceleration in relativistic kinetic turbulence
PRL 118, 055103 (2017)


Timetable
(DRAFT! WILL CHANGE!)

WEEK 1

Monday 17 July
Tuesday 18 July
Wednesday 19 July
Thursday 20 July
Friday 21 July
9:30 Coffee
9:30 Welcome
9:45 Self-introductions
JPP Focus on Fusion
9:30 Coffee 9:30 Coffee 9:30 Coffee 9:30 Coffee
TURBULENCE
10:00 Mandell
TURBULENCE
10:00 Hardman
ITER, STELLARATORS
10:00 Paul-1,2
PEDESTAL
10:00 Espinoza
TURBULENCE
10:00 Schekochihin-1
Lunch/work/play
Lunch/work/play Lunch/work/play Lunch/work/play Lunch/work/play
16:00 Coffee
16:00 Coffee 16:00 Coffee 16:00 Coffee 16:00 Coffee
PEDESTAL
16:00 Hatch
SOL
16:00 Geraldini
STELLARATORS
16:00 Calvo
16:30 Landreman
???
16:00 Ball
TURBULENCE
16:30 St-Onge


WEEK 2

Monday 24 July
Tuesday 25 July
Wednesday 26 July
Thursday 27 July
Friday 28 July
9:30 Coffee
9:30 Welcome
9:45 Self-introductions
JPP Editors' Picks
9:30 Coffee 9:30 Coffee 9:30 Coffee 9:30 Coffee
TURBULENCE
10:00 Arzamasskiy
10:30 Kawazura
TURBULENCE/REC-N
10:00 Loureiro-1,2

INSTABILITIES
10:00 Bott
ACCELERATION
10:00 Zhdankin
10:30 Uzdensky
INSTABILITIES
10:00 Medvedev

Lunch/work/play Lunch/work/play Lunch/work/play Lunch/work/play Close at noon
16:00 Coffee 16:00 Coffee 16:00 Coffee 16:00 Coffee
TURBULENCE
16:00 Schekochihin-2
DYNAMO
16:00 Rincon
INSTABILITIES
16:00 Squire
DYNAMO
16:00 St-Onge-2

Logistics

The workshop will be held at
Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna,
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna, Austria
All seminars are in Seminar Room 08.135 (8th floor)

Hotels: Deutschmeister, Pension Ani-Falstaff
Hotel with AC: Harmonie (comes at a moderate additional expense to you)
Please contact Mr Adam Ben Salem (adam.ben.salem at  univie dot  ac dot  at) to arrange accommodation

City-airport train
Vienna information
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