Programme

The programme of the 4th WPS Project Planning Meeting  will start on Monday, March 6 at 9:00 and finish on Friday, March 10 after lunch (14:00).

The format of the meeting will be similar to previous PPMs, i.e., 3 days of plenary meeting and 1.5 days of working sessions.

Videoconference details can be found here.

  • Meeting: EUROfusion Project WPSA. 4th WPSA Project Planning Meeting
  • Dates:  6-8 March 2017
  • Venue: Conference Hall (“Salón de Actos”) in the main floor of Building no. 1 (CIEMAT)
  • Scope of the meeting: Discussion of the 2016 project results, organisation and planning for 2017
  • Agenda:  PDF format
  • Background:  JT-60SA Research Plan , EUROfusion Wiki pages
Monday 6 March (AT the MAIN CONFERENCE HALL)
9:00 – 10:30
9:00 – 9:15
9:15 – 9:30
9:30 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:30
Welcome/logistics and Introduction                   
Welcome, remote connection and logistics
Welcome by CIEMAT
EUROfusion news
Introduction, overview and past activities
Chair: E. de la Luna
E. de la Luna
C. Hidalgo
D. McDonald
G. Giruzzi
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break (at the cafeteria in 2nd floor)
11:00 – 12:30
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 11:50
11:50 – 12:10
12:10 – 12:30
Modelling Session 1.
Status of flat top scenario modelling (papers/conferences)
Ramp-up analyses in D vs. H plasmas (METIS)
Modelling of pellet fuelling
Analysis of JT-60SA tokamak with tungsten divertor
Chair: M. Romanelli
J. García/L. Garzotti
J. F. Artaud
L. Garzotti
K. Galazka
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break  (at dining hall in 2nd floor)
14:00 – 15:30
14:00 – 14:20
14:20 – 14:40
14:40 – 15:00
15:00 – 15:10
15:10 – 15:30
Modelling Session 2
Fast particles studies in JT-60SA
Modelling of fast ions with ASCOT
3D effects on fast particles
Plans for MHD modelling
RWM feedback control studies   
Chair: M. Romanelli
T. Kurki-Suonio
M. Vallar
K. Särkimäki
T. Bolzonella
L. Pigatto
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30
16:00 – 16:20
16:20 – 16:40
16:40 – 17:00
17:00 – 17:20
17:20 – 17:30
Modelling Session 3
Modelling on NTMs
Linear MHD analysis of a set of JT-60SA scenarios
Pedestal modelling of JT-60SA with EUROPED
JT-60U and JT-60SA simulations of ELMs with JOREK
SOL / core / divertor modelling with JINTRAC
Chair: M. Romanelli
S. Nowak
F. Liu
S. Saarelma (remote)
S. Paméla
M. Romanelli
TUESDAY 7 March (AT the MAIN CONFERENCE HALL)
9:00 – 10:30
9:00 – 9:10
9:10 – 9:25
9:25 – 9:40
9:40 – 9:55
9:55 – 10:10
10:10 – 10:30
Subsystems Session 1 
Sub-systems area status report
Stray radiation system proposal
Antenna Control
HFS Thomson Scattering system
Phase Contrast Imaging diagnostic
Divertor pumping
Chair: C. Sozzi
C. Sozzi
A. Moro (remote)
C. Sozzi
A. Fassina
S. Coda (remote)
M. Scannapiego
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break (at the cafeteria in 2nd floor)
11:00 – 12:30
11:00 – 11:40
11:40 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:30
Subsystems Session 2 
Pellets. Status report
MGI. Status Report
Transition to W wall
Chair: C. Sozzi
P. Lang
M. Dibon (remote)
R. Neu
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break (at dining hall in 2nd floor)
14:00 – 15:30
14:00 – 14:45
14:45 – 15:30
Subsystems Session 3. Enhancements 
Fast Camera project
FILD project
Chair: C. Sozzi
T. Szepesi
M. García-Muñoz
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break (at the cafeteria in 2nd floor)
16:00 – 17:30
16:00 – 16:30
16:30 – 17:00
17:00 – 17:30
Operation Session 1. 
Introduction and experiments in support of JT-60SA
Modelling of ramp-up and plasma simulator workplan
Kinetic modelling of breakdown
Chair: E. Joffrin
E. Joffrin
J. F. Artaud /M. Mattei
D. Ricci
20:30 Social Dinner
WEDNESDAY 8 March (AT the MAIN CONFERENCE HALL)
9:00 – 10:30
9:00 – 9:30
9:30 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:30
Operation Session 2 
Breakdown simulation and optimization for JT-60SA
Disrupton and vertical stability modelling for JT-60SA
Plasma shape control and vertical stabilization
Chair: E. Joffrin
M. Mattei
F. Villone
A. Pironti
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break (at the cafeteria in 2nd floor)
11:00 – 12:30
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:30
Operation Session 3 
Status of WPSA relevant activities within the REC project
F4E activities for ITER relevant for JT-60SA
Discussion
Chair: E. Joffrin
G. de Tommasi
F. Sartori
E. Joffrin
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break (at dining hall in 2nd floor)
14:00 – 15:30
14:00 – 14:30
14:30 – 15:00
15:00 – 15:30
Summary Session.
Summary of the Operation sessions
Summary of the Sub-systems sessions
Summary of the Modelling sessions
Chair: D. McDonald
E. Joffrin
C. Sozzi
M. Romanelli
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break (at the cafeteria in 2nd floor)
16:00 – 17:30
16:00 – 17:00
17:00 – 17:30
Conclusion Session
Research Plan v4.0: plans and discussions
Next steps. General questions and discussion
Chair: E. de la Luna
G. Giruzzi / TROs
G. Giruzzi
17:30 End of the Project Planning Meeting
  • Meeting: EUROfusion Project WPSA. Working groups
  • Dates:  9-10 March 2017
  • Scope of the meeting: Discussion and common work on specific subjects
  • List of participants in each Working Groups can be found here
Thursday 9 March
ROOM: Sala C ROOM: Sala D ROOM: Sala B
9:00-12:30

Coffe break at
10:30-11:00

WORKING GROUP 1:
Plasma control systems

Chair: E. Joffrin
– Development of the scenario simulator for JT-60SA
– Control for JT-60SA scenarios in the initial phase
WORKING GROUP 2:
Diagnostics

Chair: C. Sozzi
– Wall retention studies
– Enhancement projects
– Planning for long term diagnostic development
WORKING GROUP 3:
Modelling

Chair: M. Romanelli
– Reference equilibria for SOL and fast particle simulations
– Beamlet and magnet description for NBI modelling
– Integrated scenario modelling
12:30-14:00 Lunch break (at dining hall in 2nd floor)
ROOM: SALA B
14:00-17:30 WORKING GROUP 4 (plenary): Research Plan v4.0 and preparation of first experiments
Chair: T. Bolzonella
– Headlines of the revised Research Plan
– Preparing the Initial Research Phase
– Discussion of Chapters and Appendices (TROs)
Friday 10 March
ROOM: Sala C ROOM: Sala B
9:00-12:30
Coffe break at
10:30-11:00
WORKING GROUP 5: Breakdown and Disruptions
Chair: E. Joffrin, C. Sozzi
– Breakdown optimization, with and without ECRH
– Disruption prediction, avoidance and mitigation
WORKING GROUP 6: Modelling
Chair: M. Romanelli
– Modelling of the current ramp-up phase
– Pedestal stability analysis
– Pellet fuelling and stability
12:30-14:00 Lunch break (at dining hall in 2nd floor)
END OF MEETING