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MIR@W Days

Monday 12 October 2009

Mathematics of Nuclear Fusion

Organisers: Bogdan Hnat (Physics), Colm Connaughton, Sergey Nazarenko, and Florian Theil

(pdf of programme)

All talks will be in Room B3.02 Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building

  • 13:00-13:55 S. Cowley (Culham Lab) Basic facts and equations of nuclear fusion
  • 14:00-14.25 R. Dendy (Warwick) UK and Warwick fusion research
  • 14.30-14.55 B. Hnat (Warwick)  Transport in toroidal geometry
  • 15:00-15:25 S. Nazarenko (Warwick) Fluid models of plasma turbulence
  • 15.30-16.00 Tea in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 16.00-16.35 A. Schekochihin (Oxford) Giro-Kinetic theory for fusion plasmas
  • 16.40-17.15 A. Peters (Warwick) Numerical solutions of gyro-kinetic equations
  • 17.20-17.35 J. Dewhurst (Warwick) The effects of non-uniform magnetic field strength on density flux and test particle transport in drift wave turbulence
  • 17.40-17.55 G. Szepesi (Warwick) Lie transforms in gyro-kinetics
  • 18:00 Wine and snacks in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 19:00 Dinner on Campus