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Meetings

  • 12th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    31 Mar - 03 Apr, 2014
    Cambridge, MA, US
  • 12th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    31 Mar - 03 Apr, 2014
    Madrid, Spain
  • 12th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    09 Apr - 11 Apr, 2014
    Cambridge, MA, US
  • 26th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    15 Apr - 17 Apr, 2014
    Prague, Czech
  • 26th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    19 May - 22 May, 2014
    Pohang, Korea
  • 13th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    20 Oct - 23 Oct, 2014
    CEA Cadarache, France
  • 27th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    20 Oct - 22 Oct, 2014
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 13th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    20 Oct - 22 Oct, 2014
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 20th Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    20 Oct - 23 Oct, 2014
    Prague, Czech
  • 13th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    21 Oct - 23 Oct, 2014
    Padua, Italy
  • 24th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    21 Oct - 23 Oct, 2014
    Padua, Italy
  • 27th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    03 Nov - 07 Nov, 2014
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 5th ITPA CC/CTP Meeting
    08 Dec - 10 Dec, 2014
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 5th CTP Ex Com Meeting
    10 Dec - 10 Dec, 2014
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 14th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    25 Mar - 27 Mar, 2015
    St Paul-lez-Durance, France
  • 25th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    14 Apr - 17 Apr, 2015
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 14th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    20 Apr - 23 Apr, 2015
    Barcelona, Spain
  • 14th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    05 May - 07 May, 2015
    St Paul-lez-Durance, France
  • 28th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    19 May - 22 May, 2015
    Toki, Japan
  • 21st Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    09 Jun - 12 Jun, 2015
    Princeton, NJ, US
  • 15th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    07 Sep - 09 Sep, 2015
    Vienna, Austria
  • 15th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    12 Oct - 15 Oct, 2015
    Hefei, China
  • 26th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    19 Oct - 22 Oct, 2015
    Naples, Italy
  • 28th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    22 Oct - 23 Oct, 2015
    Garching, Germany
  • 15th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    22 Oct - 23 Oct, 2015
    Garching, Germany
  • 29th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    02 Nov - 06 Nov, 2015
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 6th ITPA CC/CTP Meeting
    08 Dec - 10 Dec, 2015
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 6th CTP Ex Com Meeting
    10 Dec - 10 Dec, 2015
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 22nd Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    25 Jan - 28 Jan, 2016
    Rome, Italy
  • 27th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting and 2016 US-Japan MHD Workshop
    07 Mar - 11 Mar, 2016
    Toki, Japan
  • 29th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    16 Mar - 18 Mar, 2016
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • 16th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    16 Mar - 18 Mar, 2016
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • 16th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    26 Apr - 29 Apr, 2016
    Garching, Germany
  • 30th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    21 Jun - 24 Jun, 2016
    Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 16th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    27 Jun - 30 Jun, 2016
    St Paul-lez-Durance, France
  • 17th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    24 Oct - 26 Oct, 2016
    Kyoto, Japan
  • 30th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    24 Oct - 26 Oct, 2016
    Naka, Japan
  • 17th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    24 Oct - 26 Oct, 2016
    Naka, Japan
  • 28th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    24 Oct - 26 Oct, 2016
    Kyoto, Japan
  • 17th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    24 Oct - 27 Oct, 2016
    Naka, Japan
  • 23rd Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    24 Oct - 27 Oct, 2016
    Naka, Japan
  • 31st Diagnostics TG Meeting
    07 Nov - 10 Nov, 2016
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 7th ITPA CC/CTP Meeting
    06 Dec - 08 Dec, 2016
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 7th CTP Ex Com Meeting
    08 Dec - 08 Dec, 2016
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 29th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    22 Mar - 24 Mar, 2017
    Chengdu, China
  • 18th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    03 Apr - 06 Apr, 2017
    ITER Organization, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 31st Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    18 Apr - 20 Apr, 2017
    York, UK
  • 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 - 12 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
  • 30th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    09 Oct - 11 Oct, 2017
    Barcelona, Spain
  • 19th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    16 Oct - 19 Oct, 2017
    Frascati, Italy
  • 33rd Diagnostics TG Meeting
    16 Oct - 20 Oct, 2017
    IO, St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 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
  • 25th Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    30 Jan - 02 Feb, 2018
    Chengdu, China
  • 31st MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    05 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018
    Naka, Japan
  • 33rd Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    04 Apr - 06 Apr, 2018
    Stockholm, Sweden
  • 20th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    09 Apr - 12 Apr, 2018
    Daejeon, Korea
  • 20th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    09 Apr - 11 Apr, 2018
    Daejeon, Korea
  • 34th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    23 Apr - 26 Apr, 2018
    San Diego, CA, USA
  • 20th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    23 May - 25 May, 2018
    St Paul-lez-Durance, France
  • 21st Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    03 Sep - 05 Sep, 2018
    Lisbon, Portugal
  • 21st Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    17 Sep - 20 Sep, 2018
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 32nd MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    01 Oct - 03 Oct, 2018
    Napoli, Italy
  • 35th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    08 Oct - 12 Oct, 2018
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 21st Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    29 Oct - 31 Oct, 2018
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 34th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    29 Oct - 31 Oct, 2018
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 9th ITPA CC/CTP Meeting
    15 Jan - 17 Jan, 2019
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 9th CTP Ex Com Meeting
    17 Jan - 17 Jan, 2019
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 22nd Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    25 Mar - 27 Mar, 2019
    Austing, TX, USA
  • 33rd MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    01 Apr - 03 Apr, 2019
    Daejeon, Korea
  • 36th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    08 Apr - 12 Apr, 2019
    Canberra/Sydney, Australia
  • 22nd Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    09 Apr - 11 Apr, 2019
    Rovaniemi, Finland
  • 35th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    09 Apr - 11 Apr, 2019
    Daejeon, Korea
  • 22nd Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    09 Apr - 12 Apr, 2019
    Ibaraki, Japan
  • 27th Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    02 Jul - 05 Jul, 2019
    Garching, Germany
  • 23rd Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    09 Sep - 11 Sep, 2019
    Naka, Japan
  • 37th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    07 Oct - 10 Oct, 2019
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 34th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    14 Oct - 17 Oct, 2019
    Garching, Germany
  • 23rd Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    14 Oct - 17 Oct, 2019
    Garching, Germany
  • 36th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    14 Oct - 16 Oct, 2019
    Hefei, China
  • 23rd Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    14 Oct - 17 Oct, 2019
    Hefei, China
  • 10th ITPA CC/CTP Meeting
    10 Dec - 12 Dec, 2019
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 10th CTP Ex Com Meeting
    12 Dec - 12 Dec, 2019
    St Paul Lez Durance, France
  • 28th Scrape-Off-Layer & Divertor TG Meeting
    13 Jan - 16 Jan, 2020
    Jeju, South Korea
  • 35th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting (postponed)
    09 Mar - 13 Mar, 2020
    Toki, Japan
  • 24th Integrated Operation Scenarios TG Meeting
    30 Mar - 02 Apr, 2020
    Princeton, NJ, USA
  • 37th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting (postponed)
    28 Apr - 30 Apr, 2020
    San Diego, CA, USA
  • 24th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    29 Jun - 03 Jul, 2020
    Garching, Germany
  • 24th Energetic Particle Physics TG Meeting
    12 Oct - 16 Oct, 2020
    Remote
  • 38th Diagnostics TG Meeting
    12 Oct - 15 Oct, 2020
    Remote
  • 29th Scrape-Off Layer & Divertor TG meeting
    12 Oct - 22 Oct, 2020
    Remote
  • 25th Integrated Operation Scenario TG Meeting
    12 Oct - 20 Oct, 2020
    Remote
  • 36th MHD Disruptions and Control TG Meeting
    19 Oct - 22 Oct, 2020
    Remote
  • 37th Pedestal & Edge Physics TG Meeting
    19 Oct - 23 Oct, 2020
    Remote
  • 25th Transport & Confinement TG Meeting
    20 Oct - 23 Oct, 2020
    Remote
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

Alonso Arturo (Stell. Rep)
Baruzzo Matteo
Felici Federico
Hobirk Joerg (Dep. Chair)
Kim Hyun-Tae
Mailloux Joelle
Meyer Hendrik

India

Chattopadhyay Asim
Daniel Raju
Sharma Pramod

Japan

Fujita Takaaki
Hanada Kazuaki
Hayashi Nobuhiko
Nagasaki Kazunobu
Suzuki Takahiro
Wakatsuki Takuma
Yokoyama Masayuki

Korea

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

Russia

Khayrutdinov Rustam
Konovalov Sergey
Leonov Vladimir

USA

Garofalo Andrea
Holcomb Christopher
Lin Yijun
Park Jin Myung
Poli Francesca
Schuster Eugenio
Turco Francesca

ITER

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