JOINT VARENNA – LAUSANNE INTERNATIONAL

WORKSHOP ON

 

“THEORY OF FUSION PLASMAS”

 

Villa Monastero,Varenna, Italy

August 25 – 29, 2008

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

Organised by

 

Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas

Association Euratom – Confédération Suisse

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 

Piero Caldirola

International Centre for the Promotion of Science and International School of Plasma Physics

 

Instituto di Fisica del Plasma del CNR,Milano

 

 

 

Sunday, August 24, 2008

 

15.00 – 19.00         Registration in Villa Monastero

 

 

Monday, August 25, 2008

 

09:00

 

Welcome

X. Garbet

 

 

 

 

09:10

I-6

S. Saarelma

Global turbulence simulations of CYCLONE base case and MAST plasmas

 

 

 

 

09:55

I-2

R. Sanchez

Scale-Free Transport In Fusion Plasmas: Theory And Applications

 

 

 

 

10:40

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

11:10

I-3

E. A. Belli

Drift-kinetic simulations of neoclassical transport

 

 

 

 

11:55

I-4

A. Schekochihin

Gyrokinetic turbulence: a nonlinear route to dissipation through phase-space

 

 

 

 

12:40

 

Group photo

 

 

 

 

 

15:00

I-5

A. Mishchenko

Zonal flows in stellarator geometry

 

 

 

 

15:45

I-1

A. G. Peeters

Toroidal Momentum Transport

 

 

 

 

16:30

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

17:00

I-7

P. N. Guzdar

Excitation Of Geodesic Acoustic Modes By ITG/Finite Beta Drift Wave

 

 

 

 

17.45

 

End

 

 

 

 

 

21:30

 

Welcome party

Hotel Royal Victoria

 

 

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

 

09:00

I-8

T. Hellsten

On Current Drive and Wave Induced Bootstrap Current in Toroidal Plasmas

 

 

 

 

09:45

I-9

Y. Peysson

Calculation of RF current drive in tokamaks

 

 

 

 

10:30

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

11:00

I-10

A. D. Beklemishev

Shear-Flow effects in open traps

 

 

 

 

11:45

I-11

D. D. Ryutov

A Snowflake Divertor – An Attempt To Solve The Heat Load Problem For Future Tokamaks

 

 

 

 

12:30

 

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

15:00

 

Poster Session

P-1 – P-14 in Villa Monastero

 

 

 

 

16:00

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

18:00

 

End

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

 

09:00

I-12

F. Villone

Effects of three-dimensional conducting structures on Resistive Wall Modes

 

 

 

 

09:45

I-13

T. Hender

Kinetic effects on RWM stability

 

 

 

 

10:30

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

11:00

I-14

S. Cappello

The Reversed Field Pinch toward magnetic order: a genuine self-organization

 

 

 

 

11:45

I-15

X. Tang

Theory and Application of Magnetic Self-Organization

 

 

 

 

12:30

I-16

A. Ishizawa

Multi-scale interactions among micro-turbulence, macro-MHD, and zonal flow

 

 

 

 

13:15

 

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

17:00

 

Departure for the excursion to St. Giorgio’s Church in Mandello del Lario (departure from Varenna main square)

Dinner at the restaurant “La Breva” in Lierna

 

 

Thursday, August 28, 2008

 

09:00

I-17

V. D. Pustovitov

Magnetic Coupling of the Toroidal Plasma with External Asymmetries

 

 

 

 

09:45

I-18

A. Ito

Effects of Finite Larmor Radius on Equilibria with Flow in Reduced Two-Fluid Models

 

 

 

 

10:30

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

11:00

I-19

W. A. Cooper

3D Plasma Equilibrium and Stability with Hot Particle Pressure Anisotropy

 

 

 

 

11:45

I-20

P. Maget

MHD in Non-Inductive Tokamak Plasmas: Simulations and Comparison To Experiments on Tore Supra

 

 

 

 

12:30

 

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

15:00

 

Poster Session

P-15 – P-28 in Villa Monastero

 

 

 

 

16:00

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

18:00

 

End

 

 

 

 

 

21:30

 

Concert in Villa Monastero

 

 

Friday, August 29, 2008

 

09:00

I-21

W. W. Lee

Profile relaxation effects in ion temperature gradient drift turbulence simulations

 

 

 

 

09:45

I-22

G. Dif-Pradalier

Collisional Gyrokinetic Turbulence with GYSELA

 

 

 

 

10:30

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

11:00

I-23

E. Fable

Parametric Dependence of Particle Pinch Coefficients For Electron Particle Transport in Linear Gyrokinetic Theory

 

 

 

 

11:45

I-24

A. Könies

From Kinetic MHD in Stellarators to a Fully Kinetic Description of Wave Particle Interaction

 

 

 

 

12:30

 

Closing session

 

 

 

 

 

12:45

 

End