# Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

Created: | 2010-07-20 16:31 |
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Institution: | Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences |

Description: | Perhaps the greatest challenge in plasma science is to understand the multiscale interaction between small-scale fluctuations and large-scale plasma dynamics. This is crucial both in fundamental astrophysical and space physics research (e.g., turbulence in the solar wind) and in more practical terrestrial contexts (e.g., the performance of the international fusion reactor, ITER, will be limited by the transport caused by small-scale fluctuations). Multiscale plasma dynamics also represent a formidable and fascinating mathematical challenge, as new analytical and numerical methods have to be developed in order for major breakthroughs to become possible.
Read more at: http://www.newton.ac.uk/programmes/GYP/ |

# Media items

This collection contains 63 media items.

### Media items

#### 2D and 3D kinetic simulations of the MRX reconnection experiment

Daughton, W (Los Alamos)

Thursday 29 July 2010, 17:00-17:40

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 11 Aug 2010

#### Alfvénic turbulence in tokamaks: from micro- to meso-scale fluctuations

Zonca, F (ENEA C.R. Frascati)

Wednesday 21 July 2010, 14:45-15:30

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 23 Jul 2010

#### Breaking field lines during reconnection: it's anomalous viscosity not anomalous resistivity

Drake, J (Maryland)

Wednesday 28 July 2010, 10:00-11:30

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 11 Aug 2010

#### Dispersive Alfvén-wave turbulence and the role of self-generated temperature anisotropy

Passot, T (Observatoire de la Côte d' Azur)

Wednesday 21 July 2010, 11:30-12:15

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 23 Jul 2010

#### Effects of three-dimensional geometry and radial electric field on ITG turbulence and zonal flows

Sugama, H (National Institute for Fusion Science)

Friday 23 July 2010, 14:00-14:45

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Tue 27 Jul 2010

#### Electric field effects in stellarators

Helander, P (Max-Planck)

Tuesday 27 July 2010, 15:15-15:45

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 11 Aug 2010

#### Electrostatic instabilities, turbulence and fast ion interactions in simple magnetised plasmas

Fasoli, A (EPFL)

Friday 23 July 2010, 09:45-10:30

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Tue 27 Jul 2010

#### Entropy cascade in 2D-2V Vlasov-hybrid electrostatic model

Califano, F (Pisa)

Wednesday 21 July 2010, 16:30-16:50

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 23 Jul 2010

#### Entropy transfer processes in kinetic plasma turbulence and zonal flows

Watanabe, T (National Institute for Fusion Science)

Monday 02 August 2010, 14:00-14:45

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 12 Aug 2010

#### Experiments on the Propagation of Plasma Filaments in VTF

Egedal, J (MIT)

Thursday 29 July 2010, 14:00-14:40

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 11 Aug 2010

#### Fluid models of free energy cascade dynamics

Dorland, B (Maryland)

Wednesday 21 July 2010, 17:10-17:30

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 23 Jul 2010

#### Full f Gyrokinetic Simulation of Tokamak Plasma Turbulence using ELMFIRE

Leerink, S (TKK)

Tuesday 10 August 2010, 11:00-11:40

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 12 Aug 2010

#### Global Gyrokinetic Equations: Extended Orderings and Second Order Terms

Dimits, A (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Tuesday 10 August 2010, 10:00-11:00

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 12 Aug 2010

#### Grasping plasma turbulence fundamentals: where do we stand?

Jenko, F (Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik)

Tuesday 20 July 2010, 14:00-14:45

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 22 Jul 2010

#### Gyrofluid momentum conservation law

Brizard, A (Saint Michael's College, Vermont)

Thursday 05 August 2010, 15:30-16:30

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 12 Aug 2010

#### Gyrokinetic energy conservation laws

Brizard, A (Saint Michael's College, Vermont)

Monday 02 August 2010, 10:00-11:00

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 12 Aug 2010

#### Gyrokinetic modeling for basic turbulence experiments on the LAPD

Howes, G (Iowa)

Thursday 29 July 2010, 11:30-12:10

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 11 Aug 2010

#### Gyrokinetic particle-in-cell simulations of Alfvenic modes

Mishchenko, A (Max-Planck)

Wednesday 04 August 2010, 14:00-15:00

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 12 Aug 2010

#### Gyrokinetic Phase-space Turbulence and Energy Flows: Review, Progress and Open Problems

Plunk, G (Maryland)

Monday 02 August 2010, 15:00-15:45

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Thu 12 Aug 2010

#### Gyrokinetic simulations of reconnection - an update

Rogers, B (Dartmouth)

Monday 26 July 2010, 14:00-14:40

**Collection**:
Gyrokinetics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 11 Aug 2010