Publications 2016

  1. N. F. Loureiro, D. A. Uzdensky, “Magnetic reconnection: from the Sweet–Parker model to stochastic plasmid chains”. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 58(1), 014021 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0741-3335/58/1/014021

  2. M. Lennholm, D. Frigione, J. P. Graves, P. S. Beaumont, T. Blackman, I. S. Carvalho et al, “Real-time control of ELM and sawtooth frequencies: similarities and differences”. Nuclear Fusion 56(1), 016008 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1088/0029-5515/56/1/016008

  3. G. Ronchia, J. H. F. Severo, F. Salzedas, R. M. O. Galvão, and E. K. Sanada. “Interplay between Intrinsic Plasma Rotation and Magnetic Island Evolution in Disruptive Discharges”. Plasma Physics Reports Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 465 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063

  4. T.C. Hender, P. Buratti, F.J. Casson, B. Alper, Yu. F. Baranov, M. Baruzzo, C.D. Challis, F. Koechl, K.D. Lawson, C. Marchetto, M.F.F. Nave, T. Pütterich, S. Reyes Cortes and JET Contributors, “The role of MHD in causing impurity peaking in JET hybrid plasmas”, Nuclear Fusion 56, 066002 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0029-5515/56/6/066002

  5. D. A. Uzdensky, & N. F. Loureiro, “Magnetic reconnection onset via disruption of a forming current sheet by the tearing instability”, Physical review letters 116(10), 105003 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.105003

  6. R. Coelho, S. Matejcik, P. McCarthy, E. P. Suchkov, F. S. Zaitsev, Team, E. I., & Team, A. U. “Evaluation of Epsilon-Net Calculated Equilibrium Reconstruction Error Bars in the European Integrated Modeling Platform”. Fusion Science and Technology, 69(3) (2016). https://doi.org/10.13182/FST15-177

  7. A. C. A. Figueiredo, P. Rodrigues, D. Borba, R. Coelho, L. Fazendeiro, J. Ferreira, N. F. Loureiro, F. Nabais, S. D. Pinches, A. R. Polevoi and S. E.Sharapov, “Comprehensive evaluation of the linear stability of Alfvén eigenmodes driven by alpha particles in an ITER baseline scenario”. Nuclear Fusion 56, 076007 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0029-5515/56/7/076007

  8. P. Rodrigues, A. C. A. Figueiredo, D. Borba, R. Coelho, L. Fazendeiro, J. Ferreira, N. F. Loureiro, F. Nabais, S. D. Pinches, A. R. Polevoi and S. E. Sharapov, “Sensitivity of alpha-particle-driven Alfvén eigenmodes to q-profile variation in ITER scenarios”. Nuclear Fusion 56, 112006 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0029-5515/56/11/112006

  9. N. F. Loureiro, W. Dorland, L. Fazendeiro, A. Kanekar, A. Mallet, M. S. Vilelas, A. Zocco, “Viriato: A Fourier–Hermite spectral code for strongly magnetized fluid–kinetic plasma dynamics”. Computer Physics Communications 206, 45 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2016.05.004

  10. K. M. Schoeffler, N. F. Loureiro, R. A. Fonseca, L. O. Silva, “The generation of magnetic fields by the Biermann battery and the interplay with the Weibel instability”. Physics of Plasmas 23(5), 056304 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4946017

  11. M. Fitzgerald, S. E. Sharapov, P. Rodrigues, D. Borba, “Predictive nonlinear studies of TAE-induced alpha-particle transport in the Q= 10 ITER baseline scenario”. Nuclear Fusion 56(11), 112010(2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0029-5515/56/11/112010

  12. S. Reyes Cortes, B. Alper, D. Alves, M. Baruzzo, J. Bernardo, P. Buratti, R. Coelho, C. Challis, I. Chapman, N. Hawkes, T. C. Hender, J. Hobirk, E. Joffrin and JET Contributors, “MHD marking using the MSE polarimeter optics in ILW JET plasmas”. Rev. Sci. Instruments 87, 11E556 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4962244

  13. K K Kirov, Yu Baranov, J Mailloux, M F F Nave and JET Contributors. “Numerical calculations of non-inductive current driven by microwaves in JET”. Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion58, 125001 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0741-3335/58/12/125001

  14. J. Bernardo, M. F. F. Nave, C. Giroud, S. Reyes Cortes, João P. S. Bizarro and JET Contributors, “Ion temperature and toroidal rotation in JET’s low torque plasmas”, Rev. Sci. Instruments 87, 11E557 (2016).
 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4963714

  15. E. Lerche et al, “Optimization of ICRH for core impurity control in JET-ILW”, Nuclear Fusion 56, 036022 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0029-5515/56/3/036022

  16. R. Jorge, P. Ricci, F. D. Halpern, N. F. Loureiro, C. Silva, “Plasma turbulence in the scrape-off layer of the ISTTOK tokamak”, Physics of Plasmas 23, 102511 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4964783

  17. J. P. S. Bizarro, F. Köchl, I. Voitsekhovitch, and JET-EFDA Contributors, “Modelling the Ohmic L-mode ramp-down phase of JET hybrid pulses using JETTO with Bohm—gyro-bohm transport”, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 58,105010 1-19 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1088/0741-3335/58/10/105010

  18. F. da Silva, S. Heuraux, E. Ricardo, P. Quental, and J. Ferreira, “Assessment of the measurement performance of the in-vessel system of gap 6 of the ITER plasma position reflectometer using a finite-difference time-domain Maxwell full-wave code”, Review of Scientific Instruments 87, 11E727 (2016) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4962356