EPEC

Short Description

Suite of programs to simulate island dynamics in presence of RMP

Keywords

island, dynamics, RMP, GPEC

Long Description

Suite of programs to simulate multi-harmonic magnetic island chain dynamics in presence of resonant magnetic perturbation in time-varying toroidal tokamak equilibrium.

Relevant Publications

  • R. Fitzpatrick, SangKyeun Kim, and Jaehyun Lee. Modeling of q95 windows for the suppression of edge localized modes by resonant magnetic perturbations in the KSTAR tokamak. Phys. Plasmas 28, 082511 (2021).

  • R. Fitzpatrick. Further modeling of q95 windows for the suppression of edge localized modes by resonant magnetic perturbations in the DIII-D tokamak. Phys. Plasmas 28, 022503 (2021).

  • R. Fitzpatrick. Modeling q95 windows for the suppression of edge localized modes by resonant magnetic perturbations in the DIII-D tokamak. Phys. Plasmas 27, 102511 (2020).

  • R. Fitzpatrick, and A.O. Nelson. An improved theory of the response of DIII-D H-mode discharges to static resonant magnetic perturbations and its implications for the suppression of edge localized modes. Phys. Plasmas 27, 072501 (2020).

Contents

/FLUX

Program to read gFile(s) and write equilibrium data needed by NEOCLASSICAL and PHASE to fFile(s)

/NEOCLASSICAL

Program to read FLUX data from fFile(s), profile data from pFile(s) and cFiles(s), and write neoclassical data needed by PHASE to nFile(s)

/PHASE

Program to read FLUX data from fFile(s), NEOCLASSICAL data from nFile(s), GPEC data from uFile(s), mFiles(s), and lFile(s), and perform island dynamics simulation. Final state of plasma saved in sFile.

/RESCALE

Program to rescale equilibrium gFile (and pFile) so as to modify q95 by modifying toroidal plasma current while keeping toroidal magnetic field the same

/GPEC

Independent OMFIT module used to calculate ideal-MHD response of tokamak plasma equilibirum to resonant magnetic perturbation