Programme / General Topics

 

The programme of the next Summer School will be provided later. Here is the programme of the previous CMSS edition:

CMSS 2018 Programme (revision 01.09.2018)

 

The CMSS programme is aligned along the following topics:

Introduction

Energy resources and reactor safety
Thermonuclear burn criteria

Confinement concepts

Magnetic fields and plasmas
Guiding centre motion
Tokamaks
Stellarators
Plasma equilibrium in tokamaks
Operational limits

Theoretical description of plasmas

Kinetic and gyro-kinetic description
Macroscopic description

Waves and instabilities

Propagation and absorption in confined plasmas
Ideal and resistive MHD instabilities
Micro-instabilities

Plasma heating and current drive

Neutral beam injection
Wave heating (ECRH, ICRH)
Current drive (ECRH, ICRH, Lower Hybrid, NBI)

Transport in tokamaks

Classical, neoclassical and anomalous transport
Fluctuations in tokamaks
Degraded and improved confinement
Transport codes

Diagnostics

Microwave, optical and spectroscopic diagnostics for the plasma core and edge, equilibrium and fluctuations
Methods of surface analysis

Edge plasma physics

Plasma-wall interaction and wall conditioning
Fusion ash removal, recycling
Radiation phenomena at the edge and in the divertor
Divertor concepts
Basics of material science
Materials for the first wall
Plasma facing components

Present status of fusion

Status and outlook of fusion research
Scaling and extrapolation to reactors
ITER and DEMO



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Trilateral Euregio Cluster (TEC)

c/o Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Institute of Energy and Climate
Research - Plasma Physics
52425 Jülich
Germany

Chair
Dr. Arkadi Kreter

Scientific Secretary
Dr. Dirk Reiser

Organising Secretary
Ms. Angelika Hallmanns
Tel. +49 2461615780

Email: cmss.secretary@fz-juelich.de


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