PhD and MSc theses, TPIV projects

PhD Theses

P. Paruta / P. Ricci (Dir.) : Simulation of plasma turbulence in the periphery of diverted tokamaks . Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8944.
F. Riva / P. Ricci (Dir.) : Verification and validation procedures with applications to plasma-edge turbulence simulations. Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7789.
C. Wersal / P. Ricci (Dir.) : Neutral atom dynamics and plasma turbulence in the tokamak periphery. Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7722.
A. Mosetto / P. Ricci (Dir.) : Turbulent regimes in the tokamak scrape-off layer. Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6197.
J. Loizu / P. Ricci (Dir.) : The role of the sheath in magnetized plasma turbulence and flows. Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5985.

MSc Theses

Characterization of the current sheet during driven magnetic reconnection on VINETA II

G. Wuilloud

2015.

The impact of the Boussinesq approximation on the simulation of scrape-off layer plasma turbulence

F. Musil

2015.

Simulation of Plasma Blobs in Realistic Tokamak Geometry

R. Jorge

2014.

Shaping effects on tokamak scrape-off layer turbulence

E. Lanti

2014.

Characterization of a fast ion beam transport in the basic plasma physics experiment TORPEX

M. Gamarino

2013.

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

A. Cardellini

2013.

Ion diffusion in scrape-off layer turbulent flows

N. Hamel

2013.

Simulation of the dynamics and transport of fast ions in the TORPEX turbulent plasma

A. Burckel

2009.

TPIV projects

Rigorous verification techniques for PIC codes

C. Beadle

2015.

Development of a fully-spectral Global Braginskii Solver

L. M. Milanese

2015.

Blob detection diagnostics for Scrape-off layer turbulence simulations II

F. Musil

2014.

Simulation of linear turbulences adding an equilibrium electric field with poloidal profile

G. Wuilloud

2014.

A study of parallel gradient operators in plasma turbulence code

A. Joëssel

2014.

Addition of an equilibrium electric field in the linear GBS equations

G. Wuilloud

2014.

Blob detection diagnostics for scrape-off layer turbulence

F. Musil

2014.

Implicit time advance of shear Alfven waves in magnetic plasmas

E. Lanti

2014.

An alternative to Boussinesq approximation

C. Gut

2014.

Effect of magnetic shear and Shafranov shift on scrape-off layer linear instabilities using a straight-field-line representation

E. Lanti

2013.

Effect of the Shafranov shift on scrape-off layer linear instabilities

E. Lanti

2013.

Simulation of TORPEX plasma turbulence in the presence of biased electrodes

D. Malinverni

2012.

Charged particle behavior in the scrape-off layer of magnetic plasma devices through numerical simulation

N. Hamel

2012.

Global Braginskii Solver Code Optimization

N. Hamel

2012.

Phase transition of a 1D plasma with an electron sheath

J. S. P. Dominski

2011.

Electron sheath of a 1D plasma: Numerical simulation based on kinetic theory

J. S. P. Dominski

2011.

Simulation of fast ions in a toroidal plasma device

A. Burckel

2008.