Lorentz Center - Control of Burning Plasmas from 21 Mar 2011 through 25 Mar 2011
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    Control of Burning Plasmas
    from 21 Mar 2011 through 25 Mar 2011

 
Monday (Sawtooth Mode Control)

Monday, March21

 

Sawtooth Mode Control

08.30 – 09.45      Registration, coffee

09.45 – 10.00      Introduction to the Lorentz Center – Mieke Schutte (manager LC)

10.00 – 10.15      Aims of the workshop – A. Donnι

10.15 – 11.15      Introduction to control of burning plasmas – T. Hender

11.15 – 12.15      Introduction to sawtooth control and relation to fast particles – J. Graves

12.15 – 14.00      Lunch

14.00 – 14.30      Sawtooth control – G. Witvoet

14.30 – 14.50      Feedback control of the sawtooth period on Tore Supra and on JET – M. Lennholm

14.50 – 15.10      Real-time tokamak simulation for full plasma state reconstruction in burning plasma regimes – F. Felici

15.10 – 15.30      Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30      Discussion, introduced by a discussant (J. Graves)

16.30 – 17.30      Wrap up of the main conclusions

17.30                   Reception

 

 

Tuesday, March 22

 

Resistive Wall Mode Control

09.00 – 10.00      Introduction on RWMs – G. Navratil

10.00 – 10.30      RWM modelling – Y.Liu

10.30 – 11.00      Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.30      RWM Control – P. Martin

11.30 – 12.00      10 Flash presentations – in combination with posters (pro memori)

12.00 – 14.30      Lunch

14.30 – 15.00      Alfvιn waves and fast particle losses – S. Pinches

15.00 – 15.30      Fast particle detection and interaction with MHD modes – W. Heidbrink

15.30 – 16.00      Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.30      Discussion, introduced by a discussant (P. Martin)

17.30 – 18.00      Wrap up of the main conclusions

 

 

Wednesday, March 23

 

Tearing Mode Control and Disruption Control

09.00 – 10.00      Introduction on tearing modes/disruptions – H. Zohm

10.00 – 10.30      Tearing Mode Control – B. Hennen

10.30 – 11.00      Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.30      Requirements on diagnostics emerging from tearing mode control – O. Sauter

11.30 – 12.00      Control problems related to coupling of equilibrium and transport in plasmas – J. Blum

12.00 – 12.30      Control and exception handling in ITER – A. Winter

12.30 – 14.30      Lunch

14.30 – 14.50      On the inverse problem of tearing modes eigenfunction reconstruction from ECE diagnostics – E. Lazzaro

14.50 – 15.10      Requirements for the suppression of  neoclassical tearing modes – D. de Lazzari/E.Westerhof

15.10 – 15.30      Practical examples of profile control in different tokamaks (JET, JT60U, DIII-D) – D. Moreau

15.30 – 16.00      Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.30      Discussion: The idea is to set up this discussion like is done in the British Parliament with proponents and opponents to certain approaches. This will be prepared by two discussants (P. Nuij, M. de Baar). Idea here is to have a discussion between control engineers and physicists. Wrap up at the end.

17.30                   Departure for boat trip and dinner

 

 

Thursday, March 24

 

Edge Localized Mode Control

09.00 – 10.00      Invited introductory talk on ELMs – M. Becoulet

10.00 – 10.30      Invited talk on ELM modelling – W. Fundamenski

10.30 – 11.00      Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.20      A bifurcation model for the L-H transition – W. Weymiens

11.20 – 11.40      Specific control issues related to a burning plasma in a metallic wall environment – E. Joffrin

12.00 – 12.30      Invited talk on ELM actuation – P. Lang

12.30 – 15.30      Lunch

15.30 – 16.00      Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.30      Discussion: The idea is to set up this discussion like is done in the British Parliament with proponents and opponents to certain approaches. Here we could break the group into modellers and experimentalist. What is the way forward to achieve burn control in ITER? Should we go the experimental way (alpha particle simulation experiments) or rely more on modelling?  (T. Hender)

17.30 – 18.00      Views from an outside control expert – M. Steinbuch

 

 

Friday, March 25

 

Integrated Control

09.00 – 10.00      Introduction on integrated control – X. Litaudon

10.00 – 11.00      Integrated control engineering – E. Schuster

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.00      Control of a burning plasma with a limited set of diagnostics – A. Donnι

12.00 – 13.30      Lunch

13.30 – 15.00      Discussion: Introduced by a discussant

15.00 – 15.30      Wrap up of the main conclusions

 



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