Undergrad projects

Master theses

2015 – Chantal Gauthey, Statistical methods for suprathermal ion turbulent transport in magnetized plasmas.

2014 – Oulfa Chellai, Scattering of electromagnetic waves by the turbulent structures in a TORPEX plasma.

2013 – Valentin Chabloz, EPFL, Experimental investigation of the electric potential of a plasma bound between two biased walls.

2013 – Francesca Capel, Imperial College (UK), Characterization of SOL plasmas using LPs in TCV.

2012 – Fabio Riva, EPFL, Experimental investigation of filamentary current structures associated with blobs in TORPEX plasmas.

2010 – Boris Roulet, EPFL, Experimental investigation of fast ion dynamics in TORPEX toroidal plasma.

2009 – Jerome Guterl, Investigation of sheath effects on interchange modes in TORPEX plasmas.

2009 – Alice Burckel, Fast ion transport in the TORPEX experiment.

2008 – Etienne Kung, Effect of magnetic configuration on fluctuations and turbulence in TORPEX toroidal plasmas.

2008 – Lucia Federspiel, Investigation of the excitation threshold for pressure gradient driven instabilities in TORPEX plasmas.

2007 – Christian Theiler, Electrostatic turbulent structures in TORPEX plasmas.

2006 – Nicolas Sage, Calibration et mesure de cohérence dans l’expérience toroidale de plasma TORPEX.

2005 – Olivier Pisaturo, Investigation of plasma fluctuations via optical diagnostic techniques in the TORPEX device.

2004 – Karin Schombourg, Transport studies in TORPEX plasmas.

2003 – Pierre Weber, Investigation of the plasma dynamical response for transport studies in toroidal plasmas.


 

Student projects

2011 – Julien Dominski, Phase transition in a 1D plasma with an electron sheath.

2011 – Julien Dominski, Electron sheath in a 1D plasma – Numerical simulation based on kinetic theory.

2010 – Diane Lancon, Experimental study of the effect of a biased electrode grid attached to a limiter on plasma blob propagation in a toroidal configuration.

2010 – Diane Lancon, Numerical two-dimensional simulations of seeded blob dynamics in a SMT.

Aurélie Kuenlin, Mesures électrostatiques dans différents régimes de plasma de TORPEX et comparaison avec la théorie standard des sondes Langmuir.

Aurélie Kuenlin, Sonde électrostatique triple pour TORPEX.

Imran Quaine, Fonction de distribution électronique – effets des instabilités.

Helene Sailer, Etude numérique de l’effet d’une modification de la configuration de TORPEX sur les propriétés de confinement du plasma.

2008 – Jerome Guterl, Etude Expérimentale des modes de confinement L et H dans un plasma toroidal simplement magnétisé.

2008 – Alexandre Bovet, Estimation de la température et du potential plasma avec la sonde HEXTIP dans les plasmas de TORPEX.

2008 – Alice Burckel, Simulation of fast ions in a toroidal plasma device.

2007 – Alice Burkel, Production and detection of a suprathermal ions beam in a low temperature toroidal plasma.

2007 – Martin Girard, Sonde magnétique tridimensionnelle.

2006 – Michael Brunmayr, Analysis of plasma fluctuations in TORPEX using non- pertubative optical methods.

Christophe Jan, Measurement of the Mach number by probes of different size in the TORPEX plasma.

2006 – Lucia Federspiel, Calibration of the pixels of the Photron Fastcam-APX RS camera.

2006 – Etienne Küng, Design, construction and calibration of a Rogowskii probe for the TORPEX experiment.

2005 – Olivier Pisaturo, Design and construction of a Mach probe for the TORPEX experiment.

2005 – Nicolas Sage, Three-dimensional magnetic probe.

2005 – Jacques Viertl, Helium plasma spectroscopy.

2004 – Martin Python, Design and construction of an optical probe for the TORPEX experiment.

2004 – Jonathan Rossel, Development of the TORPEX toolbox.

2003 – Karin Schombourg, Analyseur électrostatique à grilles pour TORPEX.