2018 Talks/Presentations


8:00-8:50          Registration

8:50-9:00          Welcome and Logistics: S. Cowley and A. Bhattacharjee

Session I: ITER and Other Experiments

Chair: A. Bhattacharjee

09:00-09:40      R&D strategy for reliable disruption mitigation in ITER: M. Lehnen

09:40-10:20      DIII-D research in support of the ITER Disruption Mitigation System: N. Eidietis

10:20-10:40      Coffee

10:40-11:10      Recent results of analysis of runaway electrons in ASDEX Upgrade: G. Pautasso

11:10-11:40      Impact of initial plasma current and injected argon quantity on the runaway electron distribution: A. Lvovskiy

11:40-12:10      Discussion on Session I

12:10-01:20      Lunch  

 Session II: Overview of Simulation and Modeling Capabilities

Chair: M. Lehnen

01:20-02:00      Overview of runaway electron physics presented at the Runaway Electron Meeting 2018 and studies at the COMPASS tokamak: E. Mancusova

02:00-02:40      Recent progress and future directions in global runaway electron modeling: D.Brennan

02:40-03:10      Overview of theory and simulation of disruption mitigation research at General Atomics: B. Lyons

03:10-03:30      Coffee

03:30-04:10      Study of radiation and MHD instability as a result of full impurity shattered pellet injection by nonlinear 3D JOREK simulation: D. Hu

04:10-04:50      Validation of runaway electron models using synchrotron radiation measurements and full orbit simulations: D. del-Castillo-Negrete

04:50-05:20      Progress on disruption event characterization and forecasting in tokamaks: S. Sabbagh

05:20-05:50      Discussion on Session II

07:00-09:00      Group Dinner


Session III: Runaway Electron Control and Radiation

Chair: N. Eidietis

08:30-09:10      Runaway electron beam control: D. Carnevale

09:10-09:40      Spatial transport of runaway electrons in axisymmetric tokamak plasmas: C. McDevitt

09:40-10:10      Magnetic surface loss and electron runaway: A. Boozer

10:10-10:30      Coffee

10:30-11:00      Modeling the anisotropic radiation of runaway electrons: M. Hoppe

11:00-11:40      Radiation of runaway electrons in tokamaks with fan instability: C. Liu

11:40-12:10      Discussion on Session III

12:10-01:20      Lunch

Session IV: Disruption Prediction and Mitigation

Chair: C. Sovinec

01:20-01:50      Shattered Pellet Injection Developments and Implementation in Tokamaks: L. Baylor

01:50-02:20      Electromagnetic Particle Injector (EPI) as a Fast Time Response Disruption Mitigation Concept: R. Raman

02:20-02:50      Requirements, data base analysis and simulation of disruption loading for NSTX-U recovery: D. Boyer

02:50-04:20      Coffee and Poster Session

04:20-04:50      Cross-validation and interpretation of a machine-learning-based disruption predictor on DIII-D: K. Montes

04:50-05:20      Modeling and simulation of ablation of single pellets and SPI: R. Samulyak

05:20-05:50      Discussion on Session IV


Session V: Disruption Physics

Chair: N. Ferraro

08:30-09:00      Nonlinear neoclassical two-fluid theory of the response of a tokamak plasma to a resonant error-field: R. Fitzpatrick

09:00-09:30      Thermal quench, current quench, and wall forces in 3D VDE computations with NIMROD: C. Sovinec

09:30-10:10      Progress on benchmarking and validation of M3DC1 simulations of vertical displacement events: I. Krebs

10:10-10:30      Coffee

10:30-11:00      Suppression of tearing modes by RF current condensation: A. Reiman

11:00-11:30      Disruptivity and density limits in MAST and other tokamaks: J. Berkery

11:30-12:00      Asymmetric wall force reduction in ITER and JET disruptions including runaway electrons: H. Strauss

12:00-1:15        Lunch

01:15-01:45      Decomposing magnetic field measurements into internally and externally sourced components: R. Sweeney

01:45-02:15      Rotating MHD analysis for disruption event characterization and forecasting: J. Riquezes

02:15-03:00      Summary and Future Strategy Discussion: A. Bhattacharjee (Moderator)



 Interpretive and predictive transport analyses of high performance KSTAR plasmas

supporting disruption event characterization and forecasting: J.-H. Ahn

Magnetic pre-sheath boundary conditions for NIMROD VDE computations: K. Bunkers

Dependence of perpendicular viscosity on magnetic fluctuations in a stochastic magnetic field: B. Chapman

Toroidal effects on the runaway electron vortex: Z. Guo

Kinetic equilibrium reconstruction and stability analysis of KSTAR plasmas supporting disruption event characterization and forecasting: Y. Jiang