Gyrokinetic Particle Simulation of Turbulent Transport in Burning Plasmas

November 17, 2008, Hyatt Regency Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

(in conjunction with the 2008 APS/DPP Meeting)

P.H. Diamond (host)


Introduction; P.H. Diamond, UCSD

Momentum Transport

Zhihong Lin (for Ihor Holod), UCI

Gyrokinetic Simulation of Turbulence Driven Momentum Transport; T.S. Hahm (for Weixing Wang), PPPL

Christopher McDevitt, UCSD

Fluctuations and Turbulence Physics

Analysis of Feedback Loop Dynamics in Turbulence Spreading; K. Miki, UCSD

Pulse Propagation and Fast Transient Transport Model with Self-Consistent Nonlinear Noise; Zhanhui Wang, UCSD

CTEM and Energetic Particle Dynamics

Theory of Fine-Scale Zonal Flow Generation; Lu Wang, PPPL

Gyrokinetic Particle Simulation of CTEM Turbulence and Transport Dynamics; Yong Xiao, UCI

Wenlu Zhang, UCI

Progress in Code Development

Global Nonlinear ETG Simulations of NSTX Discharge Support Experimental Observations of Electron Gyro-Radius Scale Fluctuations; Gregory Rewoldt (for Weixing Wang), PPPL

GTC Status and Plan; Yong Xiao, UCI

Comments on New Collaborations

Zhihong Lin, UCI and PKU