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Meetings

  • 31st Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    16 Apr - 18 Apr, 2024
    Daejon, Korea
  • 32nd Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    16 Apr - 19 Apr, 2024
    Cadarache, France
  • 43rd MHD, Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    22 Apr - 26 Apr, 2024
    Toki, Japan
  • 43rd Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    23 Apr - 26 Apr, 2024
    Princeton, NJ, USA
  • 45th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    29 Apr - 02 May, 2024
    Oak Ridge, TN, USA
  • 32nd Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    07 May - 10 May, 2024
    Seoul, Korea
Scope

The scope of the Integrated Operation Scenarios Topical Group is to contribute to establishing operational scenarios in burning plasma experiments, particularly candidate scenarios in ITER. These include standard inductive operation, hybrid operation and steady-state operation. Towards this end, the group shall encourage and coordinate international collaboration on experimental, code development and modelling activities. The group shall identify and formulate research priorities for related physics R&D. Based on these activities, the group shall recommend physics guidelines and methodologies for physics and technical design of burning plasma experiments. The group will promote publications and presentations on its activities.

Tasks

Through experimental, numerical and theoretical studies related to and organized by the Integrated Operation Scenario Topical Group, the following tasks will be pursued:

  • Develop and establish operation scenarios, especially those foreseen in ITER, with emphasis on:
    • Safe and reliable plasma break-down, current ramp-up, current ramp-down and plasma termination
    • Safe and reliable sustainment of the current flat-top, with identification of operational boundaries and performance
  • Identify and evaluate the capabilities of actuators — heating and current drive, fuelling, particle exhaust, (seed) impurity control and angular momentum injection — for achieving identified scenarios
  • Assess development of integrated plasma control procedures, especially for achieving steady-state operation in ITER and future burning plasmas (e.g. demonstration of burn control), with emphasis on real time control
  • Evaluate and propose suggestions for plasma development in ITER with emphasis on the consistency between plasma / scenario development program and hardware status for each phase of machine operation
  • Promote integrated modelling activities for ITER scenarios, with emphasis on validating the available scenario modelling codes and exploring the operational boundaries for the proposed scenarios for achieving ITER's goals

China

Chen Zipeng
Gong Xianzhu
Song Xianming
Xiao Bingjia

EU

Baruzzo Matteo
Kim Hyun-Tae
Lerche Ernesto
Mailloux Joelle (Dep. Chair)
Meyer Hendrik
Panadero Nerea (Stell. Rep)
Tsironis Christos

India

Chattopadhyay Asim
Daniel Raju
Sharma Promod

Japan

Fujita Takaaki
Hayashi Nobuhiko
Nagasaki Kazunobu
Suzuki Takahiro
Uchida Masaki
Wakatsuki Takuma
Yokoyama Masayuki

Korea

Bae Young-Soon
Kim Hyun-seok
Na Yong-Su
Park Byoung-Ho
Wang Sonjong

Russia

Khayrutdinov Rustam
Konovalov Sergey
Leonov Vladimir

USA

Garofalo Andrea
Holcomb Christopher
Lin Yijun
Park Jin Myung
Schuster Eugenio (Chair)
Snipes Joseph
Turco Francesca

ITER

De Vries Peter (ITER Dep. Chair)
  • Alonso Arturo (EU)
  • Ascasibar Enrique (EU)
  • Giruzzi Gerardo (EU)
  • Jacquet Philippe (EU)
  • Joffrin Emmanuel (EU)
  • Kim Sunhee (IO)
  • Koechl Florian (EU)
  • Lennholm Morten (EU)
  • Mantsinen Mervi (EU)
  • Nunes Isabel (EU)
  • Sakamoto Yoshiteru (JA)
  • Schneider Mireille (IO)
  • Voitsekhovitch Irina (EU)
  • Bonoli Paul (US)
  • Goniche Marc (EU)
  • Henderson Mark (IO)
  • Keeling David (EU)
  • Litaudon Xavier (EU)
  • Menghini Orso (US)
  • Oosterbeek Johan (EU)
  • Pinches Simon (IO)
  • Poli Francesca (IO)
  • Putterich Thomas (EU)
  • Qian Jinping (CN)
  • Sinha Joyeeta (IO)
  • Sips George (EU)
  • Bobkov Vladimir (EU)
  • Bock Alexander (EU)
  • Bora Dhiraj (IN)
  • Cavinato Mario (EU)
  • Ding Bojiang (CN)
  • Felici Federico (EU)
  • Hanada Kazuaki (JA)
  • Luce Timothy (IO)
  • Miyata Yoshiaki (JA)
  • Polevoi Alexei (IO)
  • Rapson Chris (EU)
  • Stober Joerg (EU)
  • van Berkel Matthijs (EU)
  • Challis Clive (EU)
  • Colas Laurent (EU)
  • Garcia Jeronimo (EU)
  • Hager Robert (US)
  • Harting Derek (EU)
  • Hobirk Joerg (EU)
  • Ide Shunsuke (JA)
  • Mattei Massimiliano (EU)
  • Moreau Didier (EU)
  • Saibene Gabriella (EU)
  • Tuccillo Angelo (EU)
  • Zabeo Luca (IO)