Particle simulations of RMP fields effects in the COMPASS tokamak

F. Jaulmes, S. Y.F. Cats, T. Markovic, E. Westerhof, H. J. de Blank, J. Urban

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Abstract

The use of Resonant Magnetic Perturbation (RMP) coils is as an experimental technique for mitigating or suppressing large Edge Localized Modes (ELMs) in a number of tokamaks. In this work, we introduce a newly developed extension of the EBdyna_go code (introduced in [1]) that was designed to resolve the full-orbit of charged particles, in a collisionless manner. The new version of the code allows to study motions in the 3D perturbed fields generated by RMPs. This field can be calculated by a Biot-Savart solver or an integrated MHD code such as MARS-F [4]. The model has been applied on the COMPASS tokamak, comparing it with its RMP
experimental database [2]. In particular we have focused here in the modelling of a High-Field-Side (HFS) RMP experiment with a dominant n=2 toroidal mode number.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publication45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2018
EditorsS. Coda, S. Weber, J. Berndt, C. Michaut, G. Lapenta, M. Mantsinen
Place of PublicationMulhouse
PublisherEuropean Physical Society (EPS)
Pages1476-1479
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781510868441
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018
Event45th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, (EPS 2018) - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 2 Jul 20186 Jul 2018
https://eps2018.eli-beams.eu/en/

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Conference45th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, (EPS 2018)
Abbreviated titleEPS 2018
CountryCzech Republic
CityPrague
Period2/07/186/07/18
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COMPASS (programming language)
perturbation
MARS (Manned Reusable Spacecraft)
simulation
charged particles
coils
orbits

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Jaulmes, F., Cats, S. Y. F., Markovic, T., Westerhof, E., de Blank, H. J., & Urban, J. (2018). Particle simulations of RMP fields effects in the COMPASS tokamak. In S. Coda, S. Weber, J. Berndt, C. Michaut, G. Lapenta, & M. Mantsinen (Eds.), 45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2018 (pp. 1476-1479). Mulhouse: European Physical Society (EPS).
Jaulmes, F. ; Cats, S. Y.F. ; Markovic, T. ; Westerhof, E. ; de Blank, H. J. ; Urban, J./ Particle simulations of RMP fields effects in the COMPASS tokamak. 45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2018. editor / S. Coda ; S. Weber ; J. Berndt ; C. Michaut ; G. Lapenta ; M. Mantsinen. Mulhouse : European Physical Society (EPS), 2018. pp. 1476-1479
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Jaulmes, F, Cats, SYF, Markovic, T, Westerhof, E, de Blank, HJ & Urban, J 2018, Particle simulations of RMP fields effects in the COMPASS tokamak. in S Coda, S Weber, J Berndt, C Michaut, G Lapenta & M Mantsinen (eds), 45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2018. European Physical Society (EPS), Mulhouse, pp. 1476-1479, 45th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, (EPS 2018), Prague, Czech Republic, 2/07/18.

Particle simulations of RMP fields effects in the COMPASS tokamak. / Jaulmes, F.; Cats, S. Y.F.; Markovic, T.; Westerhof, E.; de Blank, H. J.; Urban, J.

45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2018. ed. / S. Coda; S. Weber; J. Berndt; C. Michaut; G. Lapenta; M. Mantsinen. Mulhouse : European Physical Society (EPS), 2018. p. 1476-1479.

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