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Meetings

  • 18th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    26 Apr - 28 Apr, 2017
    Seville, Spain
  • 18th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    01 May - 03 May, 2017
    Princeton, US
  • 32nd Diagnostics TG Meeting
    09 May - 12 May, 2017
    Chengdu, China
  • 24th Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    30 May - 02 Jun, 2017
    York, UK
  • 19th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    11 Sep - 13 Sep, 2017
    Princeton, US
  • 32nd Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    18 Sep - 20 Sep, 2017
    Helsinki, Finland
  • 19th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    18 Sep - 20 Sep, 2017
    Helsinki, Finland
  • 19th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    09 Oct - 12 Oct, 2017
    Lisbon, Portugal
  • 8th ITPA CC/CTP Meeting
    07 Nov - 09 Nov, 2017
    ITER Organization, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 8th CTP Ex Com Meeting
    09 Nov - 09 Nov, 2017
    ITER Organization, St Paul Lez Durance, France
Scope

The physics studied by the Scrape-Off-Layer (SOL) and Divertor Topical Group covers a wide range of issues. Starting at the first wall surface, issues include plasma-material interactions and their dependence on materials, and hydrogen isotope recycling and their storage in the first-wall. A more engineering-like issue is the first wall geometry and material and how these affect operation. Moving into the divertor and SOL plasmas, the issues are related to transport (parallel and perpendicular to the magnetic field) of hydrogenic and impurity species. At the SOL/core interface this group shall address the relationship between core and edge confinement (e.g. H-modes and density limits) as well as understanding the changes in core confinement on the edge and first-wall (e.g. Edge Localized Modes) and the resultant heat loads.

Tasks

The Scrape-Off-Layer and Divertor Topical Group shall focus their tasks on the following topics:

  • Participate in developing and validating divertor physics (including detachment, impurity transport and pumping) of ITER on the basis of experimental, theoretical, and modeling results
  • Assist the ITER Organization in defining the goals and program for ITER operation, including diagnostic requirements
  • Develop a quantitative understanding of heat loads on all plasma facing components for steady state and transients, e.g. Edge Localized Modes (ELMs) and disruptions
  • Understand the role of external actuators (e.g. radiofrequency heating and resonant magnetic perturbations) on the SOL and impurity sources as well the effect of the SOL on those actuators
  • Characterize and understand the multiple hydrogenic retention paths and their dependences on material and operating scenario, while also addressing the effects of mixing materials on material properties (e.g. erosion rates and thermal conductivity) as well as tritium removal techniques
  • Develop new diagnostics for a variety of processes such as dust, erosion, and hydrogenic retention
  • Develop methods of conditioning for pre-operation as well as during operation

China
  • Cai Laizhong
  • Luo Guang-Nan
  • Guo Houyang (Chair)
  • Ding Hongbing
  • Xu Min
  • Ding Rui
  • Wang Liang
  • EU
  • Brezinsek Sebastijan
  • Coenen Jan Willem
  • Counsell Glenn
  • Krieger Karl (Dep. Chair)
  • Lipschultz Bruce
  • Tabares Vazquez Francisco Luis (Stell. Rep)
  • Tsitrone Emmanuelle
  • Zagorski Roman
  • India
  • Khirwadkar Samir
  • Das Amita
  • Sharma Devendra
  • Japan
  • Asakura Nobuyuki
  • Ashikawa Naoko
  • Masuzaki Suguru
  • Nakano Tomohide
  • Ohno Noriyasu
  • Sakamoto Mizuki
  • Ueda Yoshio
  • Korea
  • Bak Jun-Gyo
  • Choe Wonho
  • Chung Kyu-Sun
  • Hong Suk Ho
  • Russia
  • Budaev Viacheslav
  • Kurnaev Valery
  • Rozhansky Vladimir
  • Safronov Valery
  • Martynenko Yury
  • USA
  • Doerner Russell
  • La Bombard Brian
  • Leonard Tony
  • Stangeby Peter
  • Umansky Maxim
  • Jaworski Mike
  • ITER
  • Pitts Richard (ITER Dep. Chair)
  • Ahn Joon-Wook (US)
  • Bisai Nirmal Kumar (IN)
  • Chankin Alex (EU)
  • Davis Jim (US)
  • England Alan (KO)
  • Grisolia Christian (EU)
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