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    Monday March 27


    Inauguration ceremony (Chair: S. Masamune)
    8:45 - 9:00 M. Furuyama (KIT president), M. Lombardi (Consul General of Italy in Osaka)

    General, from Machines including Overview (Chair: P. Martin)

    9:00 - 9:10 P. Martin (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Chair's introduction

    9:10 - 9:40 J. Sarff (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Status and future of MST research

    9:40 - 10:10 M.E. Puiatti (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Status of RFX-mod and RFX-mod2

    10:10 - 10:40 L.Frassinetti (KTH, Sweden)
    Active MHD control in T2R

    10:40 - 11:00 Break

    11:00 - 11:30 W.Liu (USTC, China)
    Overview of preliminary results from the KTX reversed field pinch

    11:30 - 12:00 S. Masamune (KIT, Japan)
    Low-aspect-ratio RFP studies in RELAX

    12:00 - 13:20 Lunch

    KTX (Chair: S. Masamune)

    13:20 - 13:40 T. Lan (USTC, China)
    Initial operation results of KTX

    13:40 - 14:00 A. Liu (USTC, China)
    Diagnostic systems for KTX

    14:00 - 14:20 W. Mao (USTC, China)
    Electron density measurement on KTX using terahertz solid source interferometer

    14:20 - 14:35 discussion

    3D Physics in Toroidal System (Chair: Maria Ester Puiatti)

    14:35 - 15:05 K. Ida (NIFS, Japan)
    Magnetic island and stochastic magnetic field in toroidal plasmas

    15:05 - 15:25 M. Nornberg (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Electron turbulence and transport in large magnetic islands

    15:25 - 15:45 S. Cappello (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Magnetic chaos healing in 3D MHD modeling of helical regimes, achievements and open issues

    15:45 - 16:05 Break

    QSH, Helical Coordinate (Chair: B. Chapman)

    16:05 - 16:25 J. Boguski (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Experimental Studies of QSH dynamics

    16:25 - 16:50 R. Paccagnella (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Aspect Ratio scaling and relaxation models for single helical reversed field pinch plasmas

    16:50 - 17:10 I.Predebon (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    MHD spectra and coordinate transformations in toroidal system

    17:10 - 17:30 discussion

    Tuesday March 28


    Energetic Particle Issues, RF Heating and Current Drive (Chair: J. Sarff)

    9:00 - 9:20 J. Anderson (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Energetic ions in RFPs

    9:20 - 9:40 A. Almagri (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Particle energization processes in RFPs

    9:40 - 9:55 M. Zuin (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Characterization of fast ion dynamics and neutron production in RFX-mod (brief communication)

    9:55 - 10:25 D. Spong (ORNL, USA)
    Energetic particle-driven instabilities in reversed field pinches

    10:25 - 10:45 Break

    10:45 - 11:15 K. Nagasaki (IAE, Kyoto U., Japan)
    Stabilization of energetic-particle-driven modes in the Heliotron J helical device

    11:15 - 11:35 J. Anderson (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Electron Bernstein Wave in RFPs

    11:35 - 12:05 discussion

    12:05 - 13:15 Lunch

    Diagnostics (Chair: L. Carraro)

    13:15 - 13:35 P.Franz (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Atomic radiation effects in SXR tomography on MST

    13:35 - 13:55 A.Sanpei (KIT, Japan)
    MHD study on RELAX with imaging technique

    13:55 - 14:15 B.Zaniol (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Flow measurements in RFX-mod

    14:15 - 14:35 H.Li (USTC, China)
    Diagnostics of eddy currents and preliminary applications

    14:35 - 14:55 Break

    Microinstabilities and Turbulence (Chair: L. Frassinetti)

    14:55 - 15:15 T. Nishizawa (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Measurements of particle transport driven by micro-instabilities

    15:15 - 15:35 J. Xie (USTC, China)
    Investigation of MHD in EAST Tokamak plasma via ECE Imaging

    15:35 - 16:05 M. Ohno (Sokendai/FIFS, Japan)
    Amplitude modulation effect on turbulence by Edge Harmonic Oscillation in DIII-D tokamak

    16:05 - 16:25 discussion

    16:25 - 17:25 Poster session 1

    Wednesday March 29


    MHD Control, Magnetic Perturbation and Modeling (Chair: S. Cappello)

    8:45 - 9:05 R. Fridstrom (KTH, Sweden)
    Estimation of anomalous viscosity in Madison Symmetric Torus

    9:05 - 9:25 M. Zuin (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    The locking-unlocking phenomenon of tearing modes in the presence of feedback control in RFX-mod

    9:25 - 9:45 B. Chapman (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Measurements and modeling of MST RFP plasmas at low S and MST tokamak plasmas with an applied RMP

    9:45 - 10:05 K. McCollam (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Toward validation of extended MHD in RFPs

    10:05 - 10:25 Break

    Edge Transport and Impurity (Chair: W. Liu)

    10:25 - 10:55 M. Kobayashi (NIFS, Japan)
    Effects of 3D edge magnetic field structure of the stochastic field on the divertor transport in LHD

    10:55 - 11:15 M. Agostini (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Yurbulence and transport in the edge of RFX-mod

    11:15 - 11:35 L. Carraro (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Impurity transport studies in RFX-mod RFP

    11:35 - 11:55 discussion

    11:55 - 12:55 Lunch

    RFP Reactor and Final discussion (Chair: D. Escande)

    12:55 - 13:25 J. Sarff (U. Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
    Access to an ohmically heated fusion plasma based on the RFP

    13:25 - 13:55 R. Piovan (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    The RFP as neutron source for Fusion-Fission Hybrid systems: strengths and issues

    13:55 - 14:05 P. Martin (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Remarks or comments for the final discussion

    14:05 - 15:05 Moderator: D. Escande (Aix-Marseille Universte/CNRS, France and Consorzio RFX, Italy)
    Final Discussion

    15:05 - 15:20 Break

    15:20 - 17:20 Poster sesison 2


    Poster presentation


    P1 TU Cui (USCT, China)
    Determination of plasma displacement based on the eddy current diagnostic for KTX
    P2 TAN Mingsheng (USTC, China)
    Localized characteristic of dynamo based on the eddy current diagnostic in the MST reversed field pinch
    P3 LUO Bing (USTC, China)
    Resistive MHD modeling of quasi-single helicity state in KTX
    P4 LI Zichao (USTC, China)
    MHD instability mode analysis based on the eddy current diagnostic
    P5 ADIL Yolbarsop (USTC, China)
    Simulation of feedback control on tearing mode with feedback variable of eddy current
    P6 HU Jintong (USTC, China)
    Analysis of plasma wall collisions on KTX reversed field pinch
    P7 XU Hangqi (USTC, China)
    Electron temperature measurement using double-foil soft X-ray diagnostic on the KTX
    P8 DENG Tijian (USTC, China)
    New ultra fast reciprocating probe system on the KTX
    P9 ZHU Junfeng (USTC, China)
    Neutral density measurement using Hα diagnositic on the KTX
    P10 ZHANG Sen (USTC, China)
    Applications of new high-speed camera system on the KTX
    P11 KUNITA Satoshi (KIT, Japan)
    Change in Electron temperature at MHD relaxation event in RELAX reversed field pinch
    P12 OKAMOTO Takayuki (KIT, Japan)
    Application of a gradient method to search for optimum MHD equilibrium
    P13 YOSHIOKA Satoshi (KIT, Japan)
    Characteristics of supersonic gas injector for plasma fueling and diagnostic application
    P14 YAMADA Shuhei (KIT, Japan)
    Superimposing of lithium ion fluid on electron fluid for producing two-fluid plasma
    P15 AKAIKE Kiyomasa (KIT, Japan) Measurements of axial motion and energy of ion fluids used for two-fluid plasma experiments




    SATELLITE MEETING


    KTX Program Adovisory Committee meeting
    Wednesday March 29 15:20-17:50
    Venue: Room 105, Building No.15
    15:20-16:20 Two presentations (Statusand Plans) from KTX
    16:20-17:50 Discussion





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