The Mistral base case to validate kinetic and fluid turbulence transport codes of the edge and SOL plasmas

Experimental data from the Tore Supra experiments are extrapolated in the SOL and edge to investigate the Kelvin–Helmholtz instability. The linear analysis indicates that a large part of the SOL is rather unstable. The effort is part of the setup of the Mistral base case that is organised to validate the codes and address new issues on turbulent edges, including the comparison of kinetic and fluid modelling in the edge plasma.

Guilhem Dif-Pradalier, J Gunn, Guido Ciraolo, C S Chang, Guillaume Chiavassa, et al.. The Mistral base case to validate kinetic and fluid turbulence transport codes of the edge and SOL plasmas. Journal of Nuclear Materials, Elsevier, 2011, 415, ⟨10.1016/j.jnucmat.2010.12.035⟩. ⟨cea-01468372⟩

Journal: Journal of Nuclear Materials

Date de publication: 01-01-2011

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Digital object identifier (doi): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2010.12.035


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