Invited Speakers at the 2012 Varenna-Lausanne International Conference

Initial list (to be completed shortly)

 

Speaker

Laboratories

Title

T. M. Bird

IPP Greifswald, D

The effect of 3-D shielded resonant magnetic perturbations on kinetic ballooning modes

D. Dickinson

CCFE, UK

Kinetic instabilities that limit beta in the edge of a tokamak plasma: a picture of the H-mode pedestal

N. Ferraro

General Atomics, USA

Modeling Edge Plasma Response to Non-Axisymmetric Magnetic Fields In Tokamaks

R. Fitzpatrick

IFS, Austin, USA

Nonlinear Stability of Locked Magnetic Islands in Stellarators

N. Aiba

JAEA, Japan

Impacts of plasma rotation on MHD physics in tokamaks

- Theory and numerical applications -

J. Graves

CRPP-EPFL

Kinetic-MHD theory and the effects of energetic ions on tokamak stability limits

I. Holod

UC Irvine, USA

Gyrokinetic Particle Simulation of Kinetic-MHD Processes in Fusion Plasmas

L. J.  Höök

KTH, Sweden

Variance reduction methods for numerical solution of diffusion processes in fusion plasmas

H. Lütjens

CPhT Ecole Polytechnique Paris

Nonlinear simulations of macro-instabilities in tokamak plasmas beyond MHD

A. Zocco

CCFE, UK

Unified Theory of the semi-collisional tearing mode and internal kink mode; implications for sawtooth modelling

E. Fable

IPP Garching, D

Dynamical coupling between magnetic equilibrium and transport in tokamak scenario modelling, with application to current ramps

J. M. García-Regaña

IPP Greifswald, D

Neoclassical impurity transport in stellarator geometry

F. Militello

CCFE, UK

Simulations of Edge and Scrape Off Layer turbulence MAST plasmas

I. Pusztai

Chalmers

Turbulent transport of imputities and their effect on energy confinement

A. Strugarek

SAP Saclay/IRFM

Sheared flows and transport barriers: from tokamaks to stars

V. Tribaldos

Universidad Carlos III, Madrid

Bootstrap Current Calculations in TJ-II Stellarator

V. Lakhin

NRC Kurchatov Institute

Effect of Plasma Rotation on Low-Frequency Continuous Modes in Axisymmetric Tokamaks

T. Vernay

CRPP-EPFL

Collisional effects on global gyrokinetic simulations of microturbulence in the ITG & TEM regime

Y. Xiao

IFTS-ZJU, China

Convective motion in low frequency trapped electron mode turbulence

N. Bertelli

PPPL, USA

The effects of the scattering by edge plasma density fluctuations on lower hybrid wave propagation

A.G. Shalashov

Inst. Applied Phys., Nizhny Novgorod

Linear coupling of electron cyclotron waves in toroidal plasmas: out of the bounds of one-dimensional approach and ray-tracing

C. Björkas

Finland

Also pure metals can sputter molecules: sputtering of beryllium hydride by fusion plasma-wall interactions

M. Tardocchi

IFP-CNR

Diagnosis of physical parameters of fast particles in burning plasmas with high
resolution neutron and gamma-ray spectroscopy