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CTH Meeting Presentations

2016

21st MHD Stability Control Workshop, San Diego, CA

  1. Effects of stellarator transform on sawtoothoscillations in CTH (presentation)  - Jeffrey Herfindal

58th Annual Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, San Jose, CA 

  1. Overview of the Compact Toroidal Hybrid research program progress and plans (abstract) (poster)  - D.A. Maurer,D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, J.L. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, M.D. Pandya,  N.A. Roberds, Kevin Ross, and P.J. Traverso
  2. Control of Sawtooth Oscillation Dynamics using Externally Applied Stellarator Transform (abstract) (poster) - J.L. HerfindalD.A. Maurer, G.J. Hartwell, D.A. Ennis
  3. Density limit disruption suppression in a current-carrying stellarator (abstract) (poster) - X. Ma, D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer
  4. NIMROD Simulations of Low-q Disruptions in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Device (CTH) (abstract) (poster) - E.C. Howell, M.D. Pandya, J.D. Hanson, D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, and  G.J. Hartwell
  5. Coherence Imaging Measurements of Impurity Flow in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (abstract) (poster) - D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell, C.A. Johnson, and D.A. Maurer (Auburn University), S.L. Allen, W.H. Meyer, and C.M. Samuell (LLNL)
  6. Thomson scattering diagnostic on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (abstract)(poster) - P.J. Traverso, D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell
  7. Design and Implementation of a 200kW, 28GHz gyrotron system for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (abstract)(poster) - G.J. Hartwell,S.F Knowlton, D.A Ennis, and D.A. Maurer (Auburn University), T. Bigelow (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
  8. Equilibrium Reconstructions with V3FIT and Current Evolution Modeling for 3-D Stellarator Plasmas(abstract)(poster) - J.C. Schmitt (Auburn University), M. Cianciosa (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), S. Lazerson (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory), J. Geiger (Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik).
  9. Surface currents on the plasma-vacuum interface in MHD equilibria (abstract)(poster) - James D. Hanson (Auburn University)

Mexican Physical Society, Plasma Physics Workshop, Mexico City, Mexico 

  1. The Compact Toroidal Hybrid: A university scale fusion experiment for investigation of MHD stability in current carrying plasma (presentation)  - Greg Hartwell

The Sherwood Theory Conference, Madison, WI

  1. HSX, W7-X and CTH as examples of “non-resonant” divertors (abstract)(poster) -  A.Bader, A.Boozer, C.C. Hegna, and G.J. Hartwell
  2. High-beta extended MHD simulations of stellarators (abstract)(poster)- T.A. Bechtel, C. C. Hegna, N. A. Roberds, C. R. Sovinec, G. J. Hartwell, and J. D. Hebert
  3. Simulations of Sawtoothing in CTH using NIMROD (abstract)(poster) - N.A. Roberds, J. D. Hanson, C. R. Sovinec, D. A. Maurer, and L. Guazzotto

Exploratory Plasma and Fusion Research Workshop, Auburn, AL

  1. Control of sawtooth oscillation dynamics using externally applied stellarator transform (abstract)(presentation)- J.L. Herfindal
  2. First Measurements of Impurity Flow with a Coherence Imaging Diagnostic in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract)(poster) - D.A. Ennis,S.L. Allen, G.J. Hartwell, C.A. Johnson, D.A. Maurer, and C.M. Samuell
  3. Progress towards divertor experiments on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (abstract)(poster) - G.J. Hartwell,S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Ennis, and D.A. Maurer
  4. Non-axisymmetric equilibrium reconstruction on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment using external magnetic and soft x-ray measurements (abstract)(poster) - X. Ma, M. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, and J.L. Herfindal
  5. Overview of recent results and future plans on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid experiment (abstract)(poster) - D.A. Maurer, M.C. ArchMiller,  M.R. Cianciosa,   D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, J.D. Hebert,   J.L. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, M.D. Pandya, N.A. Roberds, and P.J. Traverso
  6. Operation in low edge safety factor regime, passive disruption avoidance due to stellarator rotational transform in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract)(poster) - M.D. Pandya, D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell, J.D. Hanson and D.A. Maurer
  7. Thomson scattering beamline installation on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (abstract)(poster) - P.J. Traverso, D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, and G.J. Hartwell

2015

57th Annual Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, Savannah, GA 

  1. Overview of recent results and future plans on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid experiment (abstract)  - D.A. Maurer, M.C. ArchMiller, M.R. Cianciosa, D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, J.D. Hebert, J.L. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, S. Massidda, M.D. Pandya,  N.A. Roberds, and P.J. Traverso
  2. Operation in low edge safety factor regime and passive disruption avoidance due to stellarator rotational transform in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract)(poster) - M.D. Pandya, D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell and D.A. Maurer
  3. Non-axisymmetric equilibrium reconstruction on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment using external magnetic and soft x-ray inversion radius measurements (abstract)(poster)  - X. Ma, M. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, and J.L. Herfindal
  4. First Results from a Coherence Imaging Diagnostic for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract)(posterD.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell, C.A. Johnson, D.A. Maurer, and S.L. Allen
  5. Sawtooth Instability in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract)(poster) - J.L. Herfindal, D.A. Maurer, G.J. Hartwell, D.A. Ennis, and S.F. Knowlton
  6. Installation of a Thomson scattering diagnostic on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (abstract) - P.J. Traverso, D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell, and M.R. Cianciosa
  7. Electron cyclotron ray tracing and absorption predictions for Compact Toroidal Hybrid plasmas using TRAVIS (abstract) - S.F. Knowlton, G.J. Hartwell, D.A Maurer, N.B. Marushchenko, Y. Turkin, and T. Bigelow
  8. Island Divertor Plate Modeling for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (abstract)(poster) - G.J. Hartwell, S.D. Massidda, D.A Ennis, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer, and A. Bader
  9. Extending Spectroscopic Capabilities for Mo PFC Erosion Rate Diagnostics (abstract) - S.D. Loch, D.A. Ennis, M.S. Pindzola, C.A. Johnson, G.J. Hartwell, D.A. Maurer, D.C. Griffin, C.P. Ballance, M. Reinke, B. Lipschultz, and  V. Soukhanovskii
  10. NIMROD Modeling of CTH Current Rise Dynamics (abstract) - Jonathan Hebert and James Hanson
  11. Simulations of Sawtooth Oscillations In CTH (abstract)(poster) - Nicholas Roberds, Luca Guazzotto, James Hanson, andDavid Maurer

20th International Stellarator-Heliotron Workshop, Greifswald, Germany

  1. Plasma disruption avoidance using non-axisymmetric shaping with stellarator fields, D. A. Maurer, M. C. ArchMiller, M. Cianciosa, D. A. Ennis, J. D. Hanson, G. J. Hartwell, J. D. Hebert, J. L. Herfindal, S. F. Knowlton, X. Ma, M. Pandya, N. Roberds and P. Traverso
  2. Implementation of a Coherence Imaging Diagnostic for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid, D. A. Ennis, G. J. Hartwell, C. A. Johnson, and D. A. Maurer
  3. Advances in 3-D Equilibrium Reconstruction using V3FIT, James D. Hanson and Mark R. Cianciosa
  4. Modeling of Island Divertor Plates in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid, G.J. Hartwell, S.D. Massidda, D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer 

 

42nd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Lisbon, Portugal

  1. Island Divertor Modeling and Design for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (poster) D.A. Maurer, M.C. Archmiller, M.Cianciosa, D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson, J. Hebert, J. Herfindal, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, S. Massida, M. Pandya, N. Roberds, and P. Traverso

2014

    56th Annual Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, New Orleans, LA

  1. Overview of CTH Research (abstract) - M.C. ArchMiller, M.R. Cianciosa, D.A. Ennis, M.M. Goforth,  J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, J.D. Hebert, J.L. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, D.A. Maurer, M.D. Pandya, N.A. Roberds, P.J. Traverso
  2. Characteristics of low-q(a) Disruptions in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - M.D. Pandya, M.C. ArchMiller, D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell, D.A. Maurer
  3. Modeling of Divertor Plates in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (poster)(abstract) - G.J. Hartwell, C.M. Small, D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson,  S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer
  4. 3D Equilibrium Reconstruction with Improved Magnetic Diagnostics on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - X. Ma, M.R. Cianciosa,  J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer
  5. Design and implementation of a Thomson scattering diagnostic for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (poster)(abstract) - P.J. Traverso, D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell, M.M. Goforth, S.D. Loch, A.J. Pearce, M.R. Cianciosa
  6. Development of a Coherence Imaging Diagnostic for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - D.A. Ennis, M.C. ArchMiller, M.R. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, D.A. Maurer
  7. Observations of the Sawtooth Instability in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (poster) (abstract) - J.L. Herfindal, , D.A. Maurer, G.J. Hartwell, D.A. Ennis, S.F. Knowlton, M.C. ArchMiller
  8. Enhancements, Parallelization and Future Directions of the V3FIT 3-D Equilibrium Reconstruction Code (abstract) - M.R. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, D.A. Maurer, G.J. Hartwell, M.C. ArchMiller, X. Ma, J. Herfindal
  9. VMEC Initialized NIMROD Simulations of CTH (abstract) - N.A. Roberds, J.D. Hanson,M. Cianciosa ,J. Hebert ,S.E. Kruger,J.R. King
  10. Island Formation in the Current Rise Phase of CTH Discharges (abstract) - J.D. Hebert, J.D. Hanson       



    20th Topical Conference on High-Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, Atlanta, GA

  1. Design and initial operation of a two-color soft x-ray system on Compact Toroidal Hybrid experiment (paper) J.L. Herfindal, J. D. Dawson, D. A. Ennis, G. J. Hartwell, S. D. Loch, and D. A. Maurer
  2. Thomson scattering diagnostic system design for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (paper) - P.J. Traverso,  D.A. Maurer, D.A. Ennis, G.J. Hartwell, M.M. Goforth, S.D. Loch, A.J. Pearce, and M.R. Cianciosa   

Workshop on Exploratory Topics in Plasma and Fusion Research, Madison, Wisconsin

  1. Compact Toroidal Hybrid Research: Recent Progress and Future Plans (abstract) David A. Maurer , M.C. ArchMiller, M. Cianciosa, D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, J.D. Hebert, J.L. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, M. Pandya, N. Roberds, P. Traverso   

41st EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Berlin, Germany

  1. Plasma disruption avoidance using non-axisymmetric shaping with stellarator fields (paper) - D.A. Maurer, M.C. ArchMiller, M. Cianciosa, D.A. Ennis, J.D. Hanson , G.J. Hartwell, J. Hebert, J. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, M. Pandya, N. Roberds, P. Traverso

    Atomic Workshop

2013

55th Annual Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, Denver, CO

  1. Recent Progress in Compact Toroidal Hybrid Research (abstract)- D.A. Maurer, M.Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, J.D. Hebert, J.L. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, M.C. ArchMiller, P. Traverso, M. Pandya, X. Ma 
  2. Two-dimensional Electron Temperature Measurements Using Soft X-Ray Emission on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - J.L. Herfindal, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer
  3. V3FIT Reconstructions using Soft X-Ray and Interferometric Diagnostics on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - G.J. Hartwell, M. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, M.C. ArchMiller, J. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, D.A. Maurer
  4. Design and implementation of a Thomson scattering diagnostic for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - P. Traverso, D.A. Maurer, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, M.C. ArchMiller, M.M. Goforth 
  5. Development of a Millimeter Wave Polarimeter-Interferometer Diagnostic for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - D.A. Ennis, M.C. ArchMiller, M.R. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer
  6. MHD mode analysis of magnetic fluctuations on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - M. Pandya, G.J. Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer
  7. 3D Equilibrium Reconstruction with Improved Magnetic Diagnostics on the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract)- X. Ma, J.D. Hanson, G. J Hartwell, S.F. Knowlton, D.A. Maurer
  8. Eddy Currents in CTH Equilibrium Reconstructions (abstract) - N.A. Roberds, J.D. Hanson ,M. Cianciosa , J. Hebert 
  9. NIMROD Modeling of Plasma Discharges in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid (abstract) - J. Hebert,J.D. Hanson,D.A. Maurer, M.G. Schlutt, C.R. Sovinec             

40th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, Espoo, Finland

  1. Overview of Results from the Compact Toroidal Hybrid Experiment (paper)- G.J. Hartwell, M.C. ArchMiller, M. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, J. Hebert, J. Herfindal, S.F. Knowlton, X. Ma, D.A. Maurer, M. Pandya, P. Traverso

Workshop on Exploratory Topics in Plasma and Fusion Research, Fort Worth, Texas

  1. The Compact Toroidal Hybrid stellarator/tokamak: an overview of research and plans (abstract and presentation) - S.F. Knowlton, M. Archmiller, M. Cianciosa, G. Hartwell, J. Hanson, J. Hebert, J. Herfindal, S. Knowlton, X. Ma, D. Maurer, M. Pandya, P. Traverso 

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