Publications

2017

J. Loizu; J. A. Morales; F. D. Halpern; P. Ricci; P. Paruta : Scrape-off-layer current loops and floating potential in limited tokamak plasmas; Journal of Plasma Physics. 2017. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377817000927.
C. K. Tsui; J. A. Boedo; F. D. Halpern; J. Loizu; F. Nespoli et al. : Poloidal asymmetry in the narrow heat flux feature in the TCV scrape-off layer; Physics of Plasmas. 2017. DOI : 10.1063/1.4985075.
S. Coda; S. Coda; J. Ahn; R. Albanese; S. Alberti et al. : Overview of the TCV tokamak program: scientific progress and facility upgrades; Nuclear Fusion. 2017. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/aa6412.
F. Nespoli; I. Furno; F. Halpern; B. Labit; J. Loizu et al. : Non-linear simulations of the TCV Scrape-Off Layer; Nuclear Materials And Energy. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.nme.2016.10.019.
C. Wersal; P. Ricci; J. Loizu : A comparison between a refined two-point model for the limited tokamak SOL and self-consistent plasma turbulence simulations; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2017. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6587/aa5cf9.

2016

M. Baquero-Ruiz; F. Avino; O. Chellai; A. Fasoli; I. Furno et al. : Dual Langmuir-probe array for 3D plasma studies in TORPEX; Review of Scientific Instruments. 2016. DOI : 10.1063/1.4968024.
F. Halpern; P. Ricci; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; J. Morales et al. : The GBS code for tokamak scrape-off layer simulations; Journal of Computational Physics. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.jcp.2016.03.040.
F. Avino; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; P. Ricci; C. Theiler : X-Point Effect on Plasma Blob Dynamics; Physical Review Letters. 2016. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.105001.
I. Furno; A. Bovet; A. Fasoli; C. Gauthey; K. Gustafson et al. : Non-diffusive transport of suprathermal ions by intermittent turbulent structures; Plasma Physics And Controlled Fusion. 2016. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/58/1/014023.

2015

G. Zimbardo; E. Amato; A. Bovet; F. Effenberger; A. Fasoli et al. : Superdiffusive transport in laboratory and astrophysical plasmas; Journal of Plasma Physics. 2015. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377815001117.
M. Spolaore; N. Vianello; I. Furno; D. Carralero; M. Agostini et al. : Electromagnetic turbulent structures: A ubiquitous feature of the edge region of toroidal plasma configurations; Physics Of Plasmas. 2015. DOI : 10.1063/1.4906869.
I. Furno; F. Avino; A. Bovet; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli et al. : Plasma turbulence, suprathermal ion dynamics and code validation on the basic plasma physics device TORPEX; Journal Of Plasma Physics. 2015. DOI : 10.1017/S0022377815000161.
P. Ricci; F. Riva; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; I. Furno et al. : Approaching the investigation of plasma turbulence through a rigorous verification and validation procedure: A practical examplea); Physics of Plasmas. 2015. DOI : 10.1063/1.4919276.
S. Jolliet; F. Halpern; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto; F. Riva et al. : Numerical approach to the parallel gradient operator in tokamak scrape-off layer turbulence simulations and application to the GBS code; Computer Physics Communications. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.cpc.2014.10.020.
A. Bovet; A. Fasoli; P. Ricci; I. Furno; K. Gustafson : Nondiffusive transport regimes for suprathermal ions in turbulent plasmas; Physical Review E. 2015. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.041101.
F. Nespoli; B. Labit; I. Furno; G. P. Canal; A. Fasoli : Heat loads in inboard limited L-mode plasmas in TCV; Journal Of Nuclear Materials. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.11.137.
A. Mosetto; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; P. Ricci : Finite ion temperature effects on scrape-off layer turbulence; Physics of Plasmas. 2015. DOI : 10.1063/1.4904300.

2014

F. Avino; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; S. Jolliet; P. Ricci : Basic characterization of TORPEX electrostatic modes in closed field line configurations; Physics Of Plasmas. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4904808.
A. Bovet; A. Fasoli; I. Furno : Time-resolved measurements of suprathermal ion transport induced by intermittent plasma blob-filaments; Physical Review Letters. 2014. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.225001.
A. Bovet; M. Gamarino; I. Furno; P. Ricci; A. Fasoli et al. : Transport equation describing fractional Lévy motion of suprathermal ions in TORPEX; Nuclear Fusion. 2014. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/54/10/104009.
J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; A. Mosetto : Effect of the limiter position on the scrape-off layer width, radial electric field and intrinsic flows; Nuclear Fusion. 2014. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/54/8/083033.
J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; A. Mosetto : Intrinsic toroidal rotation in the scrape-off layer of tokamaks; Physics of Plasmas. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4883498.
F. Avino; A. Fasoli; I. Furno : The new TORPEX in-vessel toroidal conductor for the generation of a poloidal magnetic field; Review Of Scientific Instruments. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4868588.
F. Riva; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu et al. : Verification methodology for plasma simulations and application to a scrape-off layer turbulence code; Physics of Plasmas. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4879778.
I. Furno; C. Theiler; V. Chabloz; A. Fasoli; J. Loizu : Pre-sheath density drop induced by ion-neutral friction along plasma blobs and implications for blob velocities; Physics Of Plasmas. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4862778.
F. D. Halpern; P. Ricci; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto : Theory of the scrape-off layer width in inner-wall limited tokamak plasmas; Nuclear Fusion -Original Edition-. 2014. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/54/4/043003.
F. D. Halpern; A. Cardellini; P. Ricci; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu et al. : Three-dimensional simulations of blob dynamics in a simple magnetized torus; Physics of Plasmas. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4864324.
S. Jolliet; F. D. Halpern; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto; P. Ricci : Aspect ratio effects on limited scrape-off layer plasma turbulence; Physics of Plasmas. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4863956.

2013

F. D. Halpern; P. Ricci; B. Labit; I. Furno; S. Jolliet et al. : Theory-based scaling of the SOL width in circular limited tokamak plasmas; Nuclear Fusion. 2013. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/53/12/122001.
P. Martin; M. E. Puiatti; P. Agostinetti; M. Agostini; J. A. Alonso et al. : Overview of the RFX-mod fusion science programme; Nuclear Fusion. 2013. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/53/10/104018.
A. Bovet; I. Furno; A. Fasoli; K. Gustafson; P. Ricci : Three-dimensional measurements of non-diffusive fast ion transport in TORPEX; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2013. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/55/12/124021.
J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; A. Mosetto : On the electrostatic potential in the scrape-off layer of magnetic confinement devices; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2013. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/55/12/124019.
A. Mosetto; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; P. Ricci : Turbulent regimes in the tokamak scrape-off layer; Physics of Plasmas. 2013. DOI : 10.1063/1.4821597.
A. Fasoli; F. Avino; A. Bovet; I. Furno; K. Gustafson et al. : Basic investigations of electrostatic turbulence and its interaction with plasma and suprathermal ions in a simple magnetized toroidal plasma; Nuclear Fusion. 2013. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/53/6/063013.
F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto; P. Ricci : Ideal ballooning modes in the tokamak scrape-off layer; Physics of Plasmas. 2013. DOI : 10.1063/1.4807333.
D. Perrone; R. O. Dendy; I. Furno; R. Sanchez; G. Zimbardo et al. : Nonclassical Transport and Particle-Field Coupling: from Laboratory Plasmas to the Solar Wind; Space Science Reviews. 2013. DOI : 10.1007/s11214-013-9966-9.

2012

J. Loizu; P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet : Boundary conditions for plasma fluid models at the magnetic presheath entrance; Physics of Plasmas. 2012. DOI : 10.1063/1.4771573.
W. W. Heidbrink; H. Boehmer; R. Mcwilliams; A. Preiwisch; Y. Zhang et al. : Measurements of interactions between waves and energetic ions in basic plasma experiments; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2012. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/54/12/124007.
P. Ricci; F. D. Halpern; S. Jolliet; J. Loizu; A. Mosetto et al. : Simulation of plasma turbulence in scrape-off layer conditions: the GBS code, simulation results and code validation; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2012. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/54/12/124047.
A. Bovet; I. Furno; A. Fasoli; K. Gustafson; P. Ricci : Investigation of fast ion transport in TORPEX; Nuclear Fusion. 2012. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/52/9/094017.
J. Loizu; J. Dominski; P. Ricci; C. Theiler : Potential of a plasma bound between two biased walls; Physics of Plasmas. 2012. DOI : 10.1063/1.4745863.
C. Theiler; J. Loizu; I. Furno; A. Fasoli; P. Ricci : Properties of convective cells generated in magnetized toroidal plasmas; Physics of Plasmas. 2012. DOI : 10.1063/1.4740056.
K. Gustafson; P. Ricci; A. Bovet; I. Furno; A. Fasoli : Suprathermal ion transport in simple magnetized torus configurations; Physics of Plasmas. 2012. DOI : 10.1063/1.4725420.
C. G. Theiler; I. Furno; J. Loizu; A. Fasoli : Convective cells and blob control in a simple magnetized plasma; Physical Review Letters. 2012. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.065005.
K. Gustafson; P. Ricci; I. Furno; A. Fasoli : Nondiffusive Suprathermal Ion Transport in Simple Magnetized Toroidal Plasmas; Physical Review Letters. 2012. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.035006.

2011

D. Iraji; I. Furno; A. Fasoli : Fast Imaging of Blob Motion in TORPEX Plasmas; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 2011. DOI : 10.1109/TPS.2011.2159025.
I. Furno; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; B. Labit : Three-Dimensional Imaging of a Radially Propagating Plasma Blob Using Conditional Sampling Techniques; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 2011. DOI : 10.1109/TPS.2011.2162254.
I. Furno; C. Theiler; D. Lançon; A. Fasoli; D. Iraji et al. : Blob current structures in TORPEX plasmas: experimental measurements and numerical simulations; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2011. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/53/12/124016.
C. Theiler; I. Furno; A. Fasoli; P. Ricci; B. Labit et al. : Blob motion and control in simple magnetized plasmas; Physics of Plasmas. 2011. DOI : 10.1063/1.3562944.
P. Ricci; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; K. Gustafson et al. : Methodology for turbulence code validation: Quantification of simulation-experiment agreement and application to the TORPEX experiment; Physics of Plasmas. 2011. DOI : 10.1063/1.3559436.
I. Furno; M. Spolaore; C. Theiler; N. Vianello; N. Cavazzana et al. : Direct two-dimensional measurements of the eld-aligned current associated with plasma blobs; Physical Review Letters. 2011. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.245001.
C. Theiler; I. Furno; A. Kuenlin; P. Marmillod; A. Fasoli : Practical solutions for reliable triple probe measurements in magnetized plasmas; Review of Scientific Instruments. 2011. DOI : 10.1063/1.3516045.
B. Labit; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; P. Ricci : Blob-induced toroidal momentum transport in simple magnetized plasmas; Physics of Plasmas. 2011. DOI : 10.1063/1.3559462.
J. Loizu; P. Ricci; C. Theiler : Existence of subsonic plasma sheaths; Physical Review E. 2011. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.016406.

2010

D. Iraji; I. Furno; A. Fasoli; C. Theiler : Imaging of turbulent structures and tomographic reconstruction of TORPEX plasma emissivity; Physics of Plasmas. 2010. DOI : 10.1063/1.3523052.
A. Fasoli; A. Burckel; L. Federspiel; I. Furno; K. Gustafson et al. : Electrostatic instabilities, turbulence and fast ion interactions in the TORPEX device; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2010. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/52/12/124020.

2009

S. Müller; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : Studies of blob formation, propagation and transport mechanisms in basic experimental plasmas (TORPEX and CSDX) ; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2009. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/51/5/055020.
L. Federspiel; B. Labit; P. Ricci; A. Fasoli; I. Furno et al. : Observation of a critical pressure gradient for the stabilization of interchange modes in simple magnetized toroidal plasmas; Physics of Plasmas. 2009. DOI : 10.1063/1.3204704.
C. Theiler; I. Furno; P. Ricci; A. Fasoli; B. Labit et al. : Cross-field plasma blob motion in an open magnetic field line configuration; Physical Review Letters. 2009. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.065001.
P. Ricci; C. Theiler; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : Langmuir probe-based observables for plasma-turbulence code validation and application to the TORPEX basic plasma physics experiment; Physics of Plasmas. 2009. DOI : 10.1063/1.3082698.

2008

I. Furno; B. Labit; A. Fasoli; F. M. Poli; P. Ricci et al. : Mechanism for blob generation in the TORPEX toroidal plasma; Physics of Plasmas. 2008. DOI : 10.1063/1.2870082.
M. Podesta; A. Fasoli; B. Labit; I. Furno; P. Ricci et al. : Cross-field transport by instabilities and blobs in a magnetized toroidal plasma; PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS. 2008. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.045001.
B. Labit; I. Furno; M. Podesta; A. Fasoli : Two-dimensional time resolved measurements of toroidal velocity correlated with density blobs in magnetized plasmas; REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS. 2008. DOI : 10.1063/1.2965141.
A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit; M. Podesta et al. : Dynamics of plasma blobs in a shear flow; PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS. 2008. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.115005.
C. Theiler; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : The role of the density gradient on intermittent cross-field transport events in a simple magnetized toroidal plasma; Phys. Plasmas. 2008.
I. Furno; B. Labit; M. Podesta; A. Fasoli; S. H. Mueller et al. : Experimental Observation of the Blob-Generation Mechanism from InterchangeWaves in a Plasma; Physical Review Letters. 2008.

2007

S. H. Mueller; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : Plasma blobs in a basic toroidal experiment: Origin, dynamics, and induced transport; Physics of Plasmas. 2007. DOI : 10.1063/1.2813193.
A. Diallo; P. Ricci; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : Antenna excitation of drift wave in a toroidal plasma; Physics of Plasmas. 2007. DOI : 10.1063/1.2784464.
B. Labit; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; D. Iraji et al. : Statistical properties of electrostatic turbulence in toroidal magnetized plasmas; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2007. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/49/12B/S26.
B. Labit; I. Furno; A. Fasoli; A. Diallo; S. H. Mueller et al. : Universal statistical properties of drift-interchange turbulence in TORPEX plasmas; Physical Review Letters. 2007. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.255002.
M. Podesta; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : Characterization of the electron distribution function in an electron-cyclotron driven toroidal plasma; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2007. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/49/2/007.

2006

A. Fasoli; B. Labit; M. McGrath; S. Mueller; G. Plyushchev et al. : Electrostatic turbulence and transport in a simple magnetized plasma; Physics of Plasmas. 2006. DOI : 10.1063/1.2178773.
S. H. Mueller; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : Probabilistic analysis of turbulent structures from two-dimensional plasma imaging; Physics of Plasmas. 2006. DOI : 10.1063/1.2351960.
G. Plyushchev; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno; B. Labit et al. : Fast ion source and detector for investigating the interaction of turbulence with suprathermal ions in a low temperature toroidal plasma - art. no. 10F503; Review of Scientific Instruments. 2006. DOI : 10.1063/1.2219407.
M. Podesta; A. Fasoli; B. Labit; M. McGrath; S. Mueller et al. : Experimental characterization and modelling of the particle source in an Electron-Cyclotron wave driven toroidal plasma; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2006. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/48/8/001.
F. Poli; S. Brunner; A. Diallo; A. Fasoli; I. Furno et al. : Experimental characterization of drift-interchange instabilities in a simple toroidal plasma; Physics of Plasmas. 2006. DOI : 10.1063/1.2356483.

2005

S. Mueller; A. Fasoli; B. Labit; M. McGrath; O. Pisaturo et al. : Basic turbulence studies on TORPEX and challenges in the theory-experiment comparison; Physics of Plasmas. 2005. DOI : 10.1063/1.2034367.
M. Podesta; A. Fasoli; B. Labit; M. McGrath; S. Mueller et al. : Plasma production by low-field side injection of electron cyclotron waves in a simple magnetized torus; Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2005. DOI : 10.1088/0741-3335/47/11/008.

2004

S. Mueller; A. Fasoli; B. Labit; M. McGrath; M. Podesta et al. : Effects of a vertical magnetic field on particle confinement in a magnetized plasma torus; Physical Review Letters. 2004.

2003

M. A. Henderson; S. Alberti; C. Angioni; G. Arnoux; R. Behn et al. : Recent results from the electron cyclotron heated plasmas in Tokamak à Configuration Variable (TCV); Physics of Plasmas. 2003. DOI : 10.1063/1.1562167.
T. P. Goodman; S. M. Ahmed; S. Alberti; Y. Andrebe; C. Angioni et al. : An overview of results from the TCV tokamak; Nuclear Fusion. 2003. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/43/12/008.
J. Pamela; E. R. Solano; J. M. Adams; G. Agarici; M. Agarici et al. : Overview of JET results; Nuclear Fusion. 2003. DOI : 10.1088/0029-5515/43/12/002.