Publications

Scrape-off-layer current loops and floating potential in limited tokamak plasmas

J. Loizu; J. A. Morales; F. D. Halpern; P. Ricci; P. Paruta 

Journal of Plasma Physics. 2017. Vol. 83, num. 06. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377817000927.

Poloidal asymmetry in the narrow heat flux feature in the TCV scrape-off layer

C. K. Tsui; J. A. Boedo; F. D. Halpern; J. Loizu; F. Nespoli et al. 

Physics of Plasmas. 2017. Vol. 24, num. 6, p. 062508. DOI : 10.1063/1.4985075.

Non-linear simulations of the TCV Scrape-Off Layer

F. Nespoli; I. Furno; F. Halpern; B. Labit; J. Loizu et al. 

Nuclear Materials And Energy. 2017. Vol. 12, p. 1205-1208. DOI : 10.1016/j.nme.2016.10.019.

A comparison between a refined two-point model for the limited tokamak SOL and self-consistent plasma turbulence simulations

C. Wersal; P. Ricci; J. Loizu 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2017. Vol. 59, num. 4, p. 044011. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6587/aa5cf9.

The GBS code for tokamak scrape-off layer simulations

F. Halpern; P. Ricci; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; J. Morales et al. 

Journal of Computational Physics. 2016. Vol. 315, p. 388-408. DOI : 10.1016/j.jcp.2016.03.040.

Plasma turbulence, suprathermal ion dynamics and code validation on the basic plasma physics device TORPEX

I. Furno; F. Avino; A. Bovet; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli et al. 

Journal Of Plasma Physics. 2015. Vol. 81. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377815000161.

Approaching the investigation of plasma turbulence through a rigorous verification and validation procedure: A practical examplea)

P. Ricci; F. Riva; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; I. Furno et al. 

Physics of Plasmas. 2015. Vol. 22, num. 5, p. 055704. DOI : 10.1063/1.4919276.

Numerical approach to the parallel gradient operator in tokamak scrape-off layer turbulence simulations and application to the GBS code

S. Jolliet; F. Halpern; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto; F. Riva et al. 

Computer Physics Communications. 2015. Vol. 188, p. 21-32. DOI : 10.1016/j.cpc.2014.10.020.

Finite ion temperature effects on scrape-off layer turbulence

A. Mosetto; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; P. Ricci 

Physics of Plasmas. 2015. Vol. 22, num. 1, p. 012308. DOI : 10.1063/1.4904300.

Effect of the limiter position on the scrape-off layer width, radial electric field and intrinsic flows

J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; A. Mosetto 

Nuclear Fusion. 2014. Vol. 54, num. 8, p. 083033. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/54/8/083033.

Intrinsic toroidal rotation in the scrape-off layer of tokamaks

J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; A. Mosetto 

Physics of Plasmas. 2014. Vol. 21, num. 6, p. 062309. DOI : 10.1063/1.4883498.

Verification methodology for plasma simulations and application to a scrape-off layer turbulence code

F. Riva; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu et al. 

Physics of Plasmas. 2014. Vol. 21, num. 6, p. 062301. DOI : 10.1063/1.4879778.

Theory of the scrape-off layer width in inner-wall limited tokamak plasmas

F. D. Halpern; P. Ricci; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto 

Nuclear Fusion -Original Edition-. 2014. Vol. 54, num. 4, p. 043003. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/54/4/043003.

Three-dimensional simulations of blob dynamics in a simple magnetized torus

F. D. Halpern; A. Cardellini; P. Ricci; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu et al. 

Physics of Plasmas. 2014. Vol. 21, num. 2, p. 022305. DOI : 10.1063/1.4864324.

Aspect ratio effects on limited scrape-off layer plasma turbulence

S. Jolliet; F. D. Halpern; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto; P. Ricci 

Physics of Plasmas. 2014. Vol. 21, num. 2, p. 022303. DOI : 10.1063/1.4863956.

Theory-based scaling of the SOL width in circular limited tokamak plasmas

F. D. Halpern; P. Ricci; B. Labit; I. Furno; S. Jolliet et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2013. Vol. 53, num. 12, p. 122001. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/53/12/122001.

On the electrostatic potential in the scrape-off layer of magnetic confinement devices

J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; A. Mosetto 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2013. Vol. 55, num. 12, p. 124019. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/55/12/124019.

Turbulent regimes in the tokamak scrape-off layer

A. Mosetto; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; P. Ricci 

Physics of Plasmas. 2013. Vol. 20, num. 9, p. 092308. DOI : 10.1063/1.4821597.

Basic investigations of electrostatic turbulence and its interaction with plasma and suprathermal ions in a simple magnetized toroidal plasma

A. Fasoli; F. Avino; A. Bovet; I. Furno; K. Gustafson et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2013. Vol. 53, num. 6, p. 063013. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/53/6/063013.

Ideal ballooning modes in the tokamak scrape-off layer

F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto; P. Ricci 

Physics of Plasmas. 2013. Vol. 20, num. 5, p. 052306. DOI : 10.1063/1.4807333.

Boundary conditions for plasma fluid models at the magnetic presheath entrance

J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet 

Physics of Plasmas. 2012. Vol. 19, num. 12, p. 122307. DOI : 10.1063/1.4771573.

Simulation of plasma turbulence in scrape-off layer conditions: the GBS code, simulation results and code validation

P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto et al. 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2012. Vol. 54, num. 12, p. 124047. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/54/12/124047.

Potential of a plasma bound between two biased walls

J. Loizu; J. Dominski; P. Ricci; C. Theiler 

Physics of Plasmas. 2012. Vol. 19, num. 8, p. 083507. DOI : 10.1063/1.4745863.

Properties of convective cells generated in magnetized toroidal plasmas

C. Theiler; J. Loizu; I. Furno; A. Fasoli; P. Ricci 

Physics of Plasmas. 2012. Vol. 19, num. 8, p. 082304. DOI : 10.1063/1.4740056.

Methodology for turbulence code validation: Quantification of simulation-experiment agreement and application to the TORPEX experiment

P. Ricci; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; K. Gustafson et al. 

Physics of Plasmas. 2011. Vol. 18, num. 3, p. 032109. DOI : 10.1063/1.3559436.

Existence of subsonic plasma sheaths

J. Loizu; P. Ricci; C. Theiler 

Physical Review E. 2011. Vol. 83, num. 1. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.016406.

Electrostatic instabilities, turbulence and fast ion interactions in the TORPEX device

A. Fasoli; A. Burckel; L. Federspiel; I. Furno; K. Gustafson et al. 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2010. Vol. 52, num. 124020. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/52/12/124020.

Cross-field transport by instabilities and blobs in a magnetized toroidal plasma

M. Podesta; A. Fasoli; B. Labit; I. Furno; P. Ricci et al. 

Physical Review Letters. 2008. Vol. 101, num. 4, p. Art. No. 045001. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.045001.

Experimental Observation of the Blob-Generation Mechanism from InterchangeWaves in a Plasma

I. Furno; B. Labit; M. Podesta; A. Fasoli; S. H. Mueller et al. 

Physical Review Letters. 2008. Vol. 100, num. 055004.

Statistical properties of electrostatic turbulence in toroidal magnetized plasmas

B. Labit; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; D. Iraji et al. 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2007. Vol. 49, num. B281. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/49/12B/S26.