Second Research Coordination Meeting of the Neutral Beams CRP

Meeting Report

The 2nd Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP on Data for Atomic Processes of Neutral Beams in Fusion Plasma was held from 18 – 20 February 2019 in Room M0E100 at IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The Scientific Secretary was Christian Hill (Unit Head, Atomic and Molecular Data Unit, IAEA).

Neutral Beams CRP: RCM2 group photo

Agenda

Monday, 18 February 2019

09:30 – 10:00Christian HILL, Arjan KONING: Opening, Introduction of Participants, Meeting Objectives, Adoption of Agenda
Session 1: Fusion Modelling

Chair: Christian HILL

10:00 – 10:40Oleksandr MARCHUK (Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), Germany)
Atomic data in the active beam spectroscopy of fusion plasmas
[abstract (pdf: 36.7 KB)]
10:40 – 11:10Coffee Break
11:10 – 11:50Brian GRIERSON (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, United States of America)
Comparisons of Atomic Data for NSTX and DIII-D Tokamak Analysis and Simulation with Experimental Validation
[abstract (pdf: 36.6 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 10.3 MB)]
11:50 – 12:30Jinseok KO (National Fusion Research Institute, South Korea)
Progress on the KSTAR polarimetric and spectral MSE research
[abstract (pdf: 46.2 KB)]
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
Session 2: Fusion Modelling and Data

Chair: Brian GRIERSON

14:00 – 14:40Martin G. O'MULLANE (Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
Quantifying the contribution of each atomic process to the overall beam stopping and emission
14:40 – 15:20Gergő POKOL (Institute of Nuclear Techniques, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
Beam modelling by RENATE Open Diagnostics and proposed test cases for beam model benchmark
[abstract (pdf: 43.9 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 1.4 MB)]
15:20 – 15:50Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:30Károly TŐKÉSI (Institute for Nuclear Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (ATOMKI), Hungary)
Classical simulations of collisions between light particles
[abstract (pdf: 44.8 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 1.1 MB)]
16:30 – 17:30Discussion (all participants): current issues and data needs in neutral beam diagnostics modeling

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Session 3: Atomic Data I

Chair: Alain DUBOIS

09:00 – 09:40Yong WU (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics (IAPCM), China)
Theoretical study of ion-atom collisions in low and intermediate energy range
[abstract (pdf: 66.3 KB)]
09:40 – 10:20Clara ILLESCAS (Department of Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
Theoretical studies of ionization and single and double electron capture in ion-atom collisions with many active electrons at low and intermediate energies
[abstract (pdf: 44.2 KB)]
10:20 – 10:50Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:30Tom KIRCHNER (Department of Physics and Astronomy, York University, Canada)
Basis generator method calculations for ion-atom collision systems of indirect and direct relevance to neutral beams in fusion plasmas
[abstract (pdf: 44.3 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 244.2 KB)]
11:30 – 12:10Alisher KADYROV (Faculty of Science and Engineering, Curtin University, Australia)
Proton scattering from excited states of atomic hydrogen
[abstract (pdf: 44.8 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 2.5 MB)]
12:10 – 14:00Lunch
Session 4: Atomic Data II

Chair: Kalle HEINOLA

14:00 – 14:40Alain DUBOIS (Laboratoire de Chimie Physique – Matière et Rayonnement (LCPMR), Sorbonne Université, France)
Asymptotic basis set semiclassical coupled channel calculations for ion-atom collisions: background and test cases
[abstract (pdf: 38.6 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 5.1 MB)]
14:40 – 15:20Christian HILL (University College London, United Kingdom)
The Global Network for the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Plasmas (GNAMPP)
15:20 – 15:50Coffee Break
15:50 – 17:00Discussion (all participants): review of current status of ion-atom collision data
19:30 – 22:00Social Dinner: Café Ansari, Praterstraße 15, 1020 Wien

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Session 5: Code Comparison and Uncertainty Quantification

This session was held in Room A23-11

Chair: Gergő POKOL

09:00 – 10:30Discussion (all particpants): code comparison workshops on: (1) neutral beam penetration and beam-based photoemissions; (2) on electron dynamics in atomic collisions
10:30 – 11:00Coffee Break
Session 6: Applications: Data Needs at ITER

This session was held in Room A23-11

Chair: Martin G. O'MULLANE

11:00 – 12:30Maarten DE BOCK (ITER, France)
Atomic Needs for ITER CXRS
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
Session 7: Review and Future Work Plans

This session was held in Room A23-11

Chair: Christian HILL

14:00 – 15:30Development and review of work plans for the CRP
15:30 – 16:00Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:00Drafting of meeting report; adjournment of meeting

Presentations

Maarten DE BOCK (ITER, France)
Atomic Needs for ITER CXRS

Alain DUBOIS (Laboratoire de Chimie Physique – Matière et Rayonnement (LCPMR), Sorbonne Université, France)
Asymptotic basis set semiclassical coupled channel calculations for ion-atom collisions: background and test cases
[abstract (pdf: 38.6 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 5.1 MB)]

Brian GRIERSON (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, United States of America)
Comparisons of Atomic Data for NSTX and DIII-D Tokamak Analysis and Simulation with Experimental Validation
[abstract (pdf: 36.6 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 10.3 MB)]

Christian HILL (IAEA)
The Global Network for the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Plasmas (GNAMPP)

Clara ILLESCAS (Department of Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
Theoretical studies of ionization and single and double electron capture in ion-atom collisions with many active electrons at low and intermediate energies
[abstract (pdf: 44.2 KB)]

Alisher KADYROV (Faculty of Science and Engineering, Curtin University, Australia)
Proton scattering from excited states of atomic hydrogen
[abstract (pdf: 44.8 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 2.5 MB)]

Tom KIRCHNER (Department of Physics and Astronomy, York University, Canada)
Basis generator method calculations for ion-atom collision systems of indirect and direct relevance to neutral beams in fusion plasmas
[abstract (pdf: 44.3 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 244.2 KB)]

Jinseok KO (National Fusion Research Institute, South Korea)
Progress on the KSTAR polarimetric and spectral MSE research
[abstract (pdf: 46.2 KB)]

Oleksandr MARCHUK (Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), Germany)
Atomic data in the active beam spectroscopy of fusion plasmas
[abstract (pdf: 36.7 KB)]

Martin G. O'MULLANE (Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
Quantifying the contribution of each atomic process to the overall beam stopping and emission

Gergő POKOL (Institute of Nuclear Techniques, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
Beam modelling by RENATE Open Diagnostics and proposed test cases for beam model benchmark
[abstract (pdf: 43.9 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 1.4 MB)]

Károly TŐKÉSI (Institute for Nuclear Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (ATOMKI), Hungary)
Classical simulations of collisions between light particles
[abstract (pdf: 44.8 KB)] [presentation (pdf: 1.1 MB)]

Yong WU (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics (IAPCM), China)
Theoretical study of ion-atom collisions in low and intermediate energy range
[abstract (pdf: 66.3 KB)]