Publications

2019

35.

Pfefferlé, D; Noakes, L; Zhou, Y

Rigidity of MHD equilibria to smooth incompressible ideal motion near resonant surfaces Journal Article Forthcoming

Forthcoming.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Hamiltonian, MHD equilibrium, resonant surfaces

34.

Pfefferlé, D; Noakes, L

Gauge freedom in magnetostatics and the effect on helicity in toroidal volumes Journal Article Forthcoming

Forthcoming.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: cohomology, gauge freedom, helicity, MHD equilibrium

33.

Pfefferlé, D; Ranjan, D; Abarzhi, S I

Whittle Maximum Likelihood Estimate of spectral properties of Rayleigh-Taylor interfacial mixing using hot-wire anemometry experimental data Journal Article Forthcoming

Forthcoming.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: data analysis, maximum likelihood estimator, power spectrum, Rayleigh-Taylor flow, whittle approximation

32.

Lanthaler, S; Graves, J P; Pfefferlé, D; Cooper, W A

Guiding-centre theory for kinetic-magnetohydrodynamic modes in strongly flowing plasmas Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 61 (7), pp. 074006, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: drift-kinetic, guiding-centre, MHD, plasma flow

2018

31.

Hudson, S R; Zhu, C; Pfefferlé, D; Gunderson, L

Differentiating the shape of stellarator coils with respect to the plasma boundary Journal Article

Physics Letters A, 382 (38), pp. 2732 - 2737, 2018, ISSN: 0375-9601.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: coil design, MHD equilibrium, stellarator

30.

Pfefferlé, D; Gunderson, L; Hudson, S R; Noakes, L

Non-planar elasticae as optimal curves for the magnetic axis of stellarators Journal Article

Physics of Plasmas, 25 (9), pp. 092508, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: elastica, euler-lagrange equations, linking number, magnetic axis, non-planar curves, rotational transform, stellarator, twist, variational problem, writhe

29.

Patten, H; Graves, J P; Faustin, J; Cooper, W A; Geiger, J; Pfefferlé, D; Turkin, Y

The effect of magnetic equilibrium on auxiliary heating schemes and fast particle confinement in Wendelstein 7-X Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 60 (8), pp. 085009, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, heating, MHD equilibrium, stellarator

28.

Pfefferlé, D; Ferraro, N; Jardin, S C; Krebs, I; Bhattacharjee, A

Modelling of NSTX hot vertical displacement events using M3D-C1 Journal Article

Physics of Plasmas, 25 (5), pp. 056106, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: disruption, M3D-C1, resistive MHD, vertical displacement event

27.

Pfefferlé, D; Bhattacharjee, A

Algebraic motion of vertically displacing plasmas Journal Article

Physics of Plasmas, 25 (2), pp. 022516, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: eddy current, inductance, vertical displacement event

2017

26.

Raghunathan, M; Graves, J P; Nicolas, T; Cooper, W A; Garbet, X; Pfefferlé, D

Heavy impurity confinement in hybrid operation scenario plasmas with a rotating 1/1 continuous mode Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 59 (12), pp. 124002, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, impurities, neoclassical transport, plasma flow, VENUS-LEVIS

25.

Kazakov, Ye O; al.,

Efficient generation of energetic ions in multi-ion plasmas by radio-frequency heating Journal Article

Nature Physics, 13 , 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, heating, ion cyclotron resonance

24.

Litaudon, X; al.,

Overview of the JET results in support to ITER Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 57 (10), pp. 102001, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, heating, VENUS-LEVIS

23.

Faustin, J M; Graves, J P; Cooper, W A; Lanthaler, S; Villard, L; Pfefferlé, D; Geiger, J; Kazakov, Ye O; Eester, Van D

Modelling of advanced three-ion ICRF heating and fast ion generation scheme for tokamaks and stellarators Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 59 (8), pp. 084001, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, heating, ion cyclotron resonance, neoclassical transport, stellarator

22.

Pfefferlé, D; Hirvijoki, E; Lingam, M

Exact collisional moments for plasma fluid theories Journal Article

Physics of Plasmas, 24 (4), pp. 042118, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: chapman-enskog, collisional moments, collisions, fluid theory, hermite polynomials, non-linear resistivity

21.

Lingam, M; Hirvijoki, E; Pfefferlé, D; Comisso, L; Bhattacharjee, A

Nonlinear resistivity for magnetohydrodynamical models Journal Article

Physics of Plasmas, 24 (4), pp. 042120, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: collisional moments, collisions, fluid theory, hermite polynomials, non-linear resistivity

20.

Lanthaler, S; Pfefferlé, D; Graves, J P; Cooper, W A

Higher order Larmor radius corrections to guiding-centre equations and application to fast ion equilibrium distributions Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 59 (4), pp. 044014, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: drift-kinetic, guiding-centre, MHD equilibrium, perturbation theory, VENUS-LEVIS

19.

Wenninger, R; al.,

The DEMO wall load challenge Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 57 (4), pp. 046002, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: confinement, DEMO, fast particles, magnetic ripple, MHD equilibrium, neoclassical transport, perturbation theory, VENUS-LEVIS, wall load

18.

Hirvijoki, E; Brizard, A J; Pfefferlé, D

Differential formulation of the gyrokinetic Landau operator Journal Article

Journal of Plasma Physics, 83 (1), 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: collisions, gyrokinetics, rosenbluth potential

2016

17.

Hirvijoki, E; Lingam, M; Pfefferlé, D

Fluid moments of the nonlinear Landau collision operator Journal Article

Physics of Plasmas, 23 (8), pp. 080701, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: collisional moments, collisions, fluid theory, hermite polynomials

16.

Faustin, J M; Cooper, W A; Graves, J P; Pfefferlé, D; Geiger, J

Fast particle loss channels in Wendelstein 7-X Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 56 (9), pp. 092006, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, heating, ion cyclotron resonance, MHD equilibrium, neoclassical transport, neutral beam injection, stellarator

15.

Pfefferlé, D; Cooper, W A; Fasoli, A; Graves, J P

Effects of magnetic ripple on 3D equilibrium and alpha particle confinement in the European DEMO Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 56 (11), pp. 112002, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: confinement, DEMO, fast particles, magnetic ripple, MHD equilibrium, neoclassical transport, perturbation theory

14.

Faustin, J M; Cooper, W A; Graves, J P; Pfefferlé, D; Geiger, J

ICRH induced particle losses in Wendelstein 7-X Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 58 (7), pp. 074004, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, ion cyclotron resonance, MHD equilibrium, neutral beam injection, stellarator, VENUS-LEVIS

13.

Cooper, W A; Brunetti, D; Duval, B P; Faustin, J M; Graves, J P; Kleiner, A; Patten, H; Pfefferlé, D; Porte, L; Raghunathan, M; Reimerdes, H; Sauter, O; Tran, T M

Saturated ideal kink/peeling formations described as three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic tokamak equilibrium states Journal Article

Physics of Plasmas, 23 (4), pp. 040701, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: internal kink, MHD equilibrium

2015

12.

Faustin, J M; Cooper, W A; Geiger, J; Graves, J P; Pfefferlé, D

Applications of the SCENIC code package to the minority ion-cyclotron heating in Wendelstein 7-X plasmas Inproceedings

AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 060003, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, ion cyclotron resonance, stellarator, VENUS-LEVIS

11.

Cooper, W A; Brunetti, D; Faustin, J M; Graves, J P; Pfefferlé, D; Raghunathan, M; Sauter, O; Tran, T M; Chapman, I T; Ham, C J; Aiba, N; team, The MAST; contributors, JET

Free boundary equilibrium in 3D tokamaks with toroidal rotation Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 55 (6), pp. 063032, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: internal kink, MHD equilibrium, plasma flow

10.

Pfefferlé, D

Energetic ion dynamics and confinement in 3D saturated MHD configurations PhD Thesis

Swiss Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: drift-kinetic, fast particles, guiding-centre, Hamiltonian, internal kink, magnetic ripple, MHD equilibrium, neoclassical transport, neutral beam injection, stellarator, VENUS-LEVIS

9.

Pfefferlé, D; Graves, J P; Cooper, W A

Hybrid guiding-centre/full-orbit simulations in non-axisymmetric magnetic geometry exploiting general criterion for guiding-centre accuracy Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 57 (5), pp. 054017, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, full-orbit, guiding-centre, neoclassical transport, neutral beam injection, VENUS-LEVIS

8.

Romanelli, F; on behalf of Contributors, JET

Overview of the JET results Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 55 (10), pp. 104001, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: VENUS-LEVIS

2014

7.

Pfefferlé, D; Misev, C; Cooper, W A; Graves, J P

Impact of RMP magnetic field simulation models on fast ion losses Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 55 (1), pp. 012001, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, neutral beam injection, resonant magnetic perturbations, VENUS-LEVIS

6.

Faustin, J M; Cooper, W A; Graves, J P; Pfefferlé, D

Modeling of ion-cyclotron resonant heating in Wendelstein 7-X equilibrium Inproceedings

Journal of Physics: Conference Series, pp. 012006, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: confinement, fast particles, ion cyclotron resonance, neoclassical transport, stellarator, VENUS-LEVIS

5.

Pfefferlé, D; Cooper, W A; Graves, J P; Misev, C

VENUS-LEVIS and its spline-Fourier interpolation of 3D toroidal magnetic field representation for guiding-centre and full-orbit simulations of charged energetic particles Journal Article

Computer Physics Communications, 185 (12), pp. 3127 - 3140, 2014, ISSN: 0010-4655.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: cubic spline, curvilinear coordinates, fast particles, numerical method, VENUS-LEVIS

4.

Cooper, W A; Hirshman, S P; Chapman, I T; Brunetti, D; Faustin, J M; Graves, J P; Pfefferlé, D; Raghunathan, M; Sauter, O; Tran, T M; Aiba, N

An approximate single fluid 3-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic equilibrium model with toroidal flow Journal Article

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 56 (9), pp. 094004, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: internal kink, MHD equilibrium, plasma flow

3.

Pfefferlé, D; Graves, J P; Cooper, W A; Misev, C; Chapman, I T; Turnyanskiy, M; Sangaroon, S

NBI fast ion confinement in the helical core of MAST hybrid-like plasmas Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 54 (6), pp. 064020, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: confinement, fast particles, guiding-centre, internal kink, MHD equilibrium, neoclassical transport, neutral beam injection, VENUS-LEVIS

2013

2.

Cooper, W A; Chapman, I T; Schmitz, O; Turnbull, A D; Tobias, B J; Lazarus, E A; Turco, F; Lanctot, M J; Evans, T E; Graves, J P; Brunetti, D; Pfefferlé, D; Reimerdes, H; Sauter, O; Halpern, F D; Tran, T M; Coda, S; Duval, B P; B, Labit; Pochelon, A; Turnyanskiy, M R; Lao, L; Luce, T C; Buttery, R; Ferron, J R; Hollmann, E M; Petty, C C; van Zeeland, M; Fenstermacher, M E; Hanson, J M; Lütjens, H

Bifurcated helical core equilibrium states in tokamaks Journal Article

Nuclear Fusion, 53 (7), pp. 073021, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: helical core, internal kink, MHD equilibrium

2012

1.

Pfefferlé, D; Graves, J P; Cooper, W A

Exploitation of a general-coordinate guiding centre code for the redistribution of fast ions in deformed hybrid tokamak equilibria Inproceedings

Journal of Physics: Conference Series, pp. 012020, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: fast particles, helical core, internal kink, MHD equilibrium, VENUS-LEVIS