Publications 2011

Soukhanovskii VA, Ahn J-W, Bell RE, et al. 
Taming the plasma material interface with the 'snowflake' divertor in NSTX 

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (1) 012001 (January 2011)

Myra JR, Russell DA, D-Ippolito DA, et al. 
Reduced model simulations of the scrape-off-layer heat-flux width and comparison with experiment 

PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 (1) 012305 (January 10, 2011) 
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Sechrest Y, Munsat T, D'Ippolito DA, et al.
Flow and shear behavior in the edge and scrape-off layer of L-mode plasmas in National Spherical Torus Experiment

PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 (1) 012502 (January 10, 2011)
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Gates, DA, Jun C, Zatz I, et al.

All-Metal Tranpsormer Core for a Low Aspect Ratio Tokamak

FUSION ENGINEERING AND DESIGN 86 (1) 41 (JAN 2011)

Allain JP, Brooks JN
Lithium surface-response modelling for the NSTX liquid lithium divertor

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (2) 023002 (January 25, 2011)

Delgado-Aparicio L, Stutman D, Sabbagh SA, et al.

Soft x-ray measurements of resistive wall mode behavior in NSTX

PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION 53 (3) 035005 (January 27, 2011)

Smith DR, Guttenfelder W, LeBlanc BP, et al.

Identification of microtearing modes below the ion gyroscale in the National Spherical Torus Experiment

PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION 53 (3) 035013 (January 28, 2011)

Yuh HY, Kaye SM, Levinton FM, et al.

Suppression of Electron Temperature Gradient Turbulence via Negative Magnetic Shear in NSTX

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 106 (5) 055003 (February 3, 2011) 
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Russell DA, Myra JR, D'Ippolito DA, et al.

Comparison of Scrape-Off Layer Turbulence Simulations With Experiments Using a Synthetic Gas Puff Imaging Diagnostic

PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 (2) 022306 (February 9, 2011)
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Berkery JW, Sabbagh SA, Betti R, et al.

Effect of Collisionality on Kinetic Stability of the Resistive Wall Mode

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 106, 075004 (February 18, 2011) 
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Wang WX, Hahm TS, Ethier S, et al.
Trapped Electron Mode Turbulence Driven Intrinsic Rotation in Tokamak Plasmas

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 106 (8) 085001 (February 23, 2011) 
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PARK J-K, Schaffer M, LaHaye RJ, et al.,
NUCLEAR FUSION 51 023003 (February 2011)

Gerhardt SP, Fredrickson E, Gates D, et al. 
Calculation of the non-inductive current profile in high-performance NSTX plasmas 

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (3) 033004 (March 2011) 

Rais B, Skinner CH, Roquemore AL 
He puff system for dust detector upgrade
REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS 82 (3) 036102 (March 10, 2011)
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Guttenfelder W, Candy J, Kaye SM, et al.

Electromagnetic Transport from Microtearing Mode Turbulence

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 106 155004 (April 14, 2011) 
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Wang WX, Hahm TS, Ethier S, et al.
Characteristics of Turbulence-Driven Plasma Flow and Origin of Experimental Empirical Scaling of Intrinsic Rotation

PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 (4) 042502 (April 21, 2011)
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Ren Y, Kaye SM, Mazzucato E, et al.
Density Gradient Stabilization of Electron Temperature Gradient Driven Turbulence in a Spherical Tokamak

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 106 165005 (April 22, 2011) 
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Ahn, J-W, Maingi R, Canik JM, et al.

Effect of Non-Axisymmetric Magnetic Perturbations on Divertor Heat and Particle Flux Profiles in National Spherical Torus Experiment

PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 (5) 056108 (April 29, 2011)
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LANCTOT, MJ, Remeirdes H, Garafalo AM, et al.,
PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 056121 (May 2011)
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Heim B, Taylor CN, Zigon DM, et al. Deuterium ion-surface interactions of liquid-lithium thin films on micro-porous molybdenum substrates 
NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION B-BEAM INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS 269 (11) 1262 (June 2011) 

Nelson BA, Jarboe TR, Mueller D et al.
Demonstration of 300 kA CHI-startup current, coupling to transformer drive and flux savings on NSTX

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (6) 063008 (June 2011)

Breslau JA, Chance MS, Chen J, et al 
Onset and saturation of a non-resonant internal mode in NSTX and implications for AT modes in ITER 

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (6) 063027 (June 2011) 

Podesta M, Bell RE, Crocker NA et al.

Non-linear dynamics of toroidicity-induced Alfven eigenmodes on the National Spherical Torus Experiment

NUCLEAR FUSION51 (6) 063035 (June 2011)

Maingi R, Hubbard AE, Meyer H, et al
Comparison of small ELM characteristics and regimes in Alcator C-Mod, MAST and NSTX

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (6) 063036 (June 2011)

Buttery RJ, Gerhardt S, La Haye RJ, et al
The impact of 3D fields on tearing mode stability of H-modes

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (7) 073016 (July 2011)

Gerhardt SP, Gates DA, Kaye SM, et al.
Recent progress towards an advanced spherical torus operating point in NSTX

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (7) 073031 (July 2011)

Berkery JW, Betti R, Sabbagh SA

Investigation of multiple roots of the resistive wall mode dispersion relation, including kinetic effects

PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 (7) 072501 (July 2011)


Delgado-Aparicio L, Stutman D, Sabbagh SA et al. 
Impurity transport experiments and effects on MHD in the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) 

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (8) 083047 (August 2011) 

Urban J, Decker J, Peysson Y, et al. 
A survey of electron Bernstein wave heating and current drive potential for spherical tokamaks 

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (8) 083050 (August 2011) 


Heidbrink WW, McKee GR, Smith DR, et al 
'Beam-emission spectroscopy' diagnostics also measure edge fast-ion light 
PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION 53 (8) 085007 (August 2011) 

Zweben SJ, Ellis RA, Titus P, et al

Rapidly moving divertor plates in a tokamak

FUSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 60 (1) 197 (July 2011)

Tresemer K, Stevenson T, Priniski C, et al.

Neutral beam armor for NSTX Upgrade

FUSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 60 (1) 303 (July 2011)


Zolfaghari A, Titus P, Chrzanowski J, et al. 
Analysis of NSTX Upgrade OH magnet and center stack
FUSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 60 (2) 658 (August 2011)

Zhang H, Smith M, Titus P, et al

Thermal, electromagnetic and structural analysis of NSTX TF coil

FUSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 60 (2) 664 (August 2011)


Gray TK, Maingi R, Surany JE, et al
Dependence of divertor heat flux widths on heating power, flux expansion, and plasma current in the NSTX

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S360 (
August 2011)

Soukhanovskii VA, Ahn J-W, Bell RE, et al

Snowflake divertor configuration in NSTX

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S365 (
August 2011)

Kugel HW, Bell MG, Allain JP, et al

NSTX plasma response to lithium coated divertor

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S400 (
August 2011)

Scotti F, Soukhanovskii VA, Adams ML, et al

Observation and modeling of inner divertor reattachment in discharges with lithium coatings in NSTX

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S405 (
August 2011)

Canik JM, Maingi R, Soukhanovskii VA, et al

Measurements and 2-D Modeling of recycling and edge transport in discharges with lithium-coated PFCs in NSTX

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S409 (
August 2011)

Maqueda RJ, Stotler DP, Zweben SJ, et al

Intermittancy in the scrape-off layer of the National Spherical Torus Experiment during H-mode confinement

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S459 (
August 2011)

Myra JR, Russell DA, D'Ippolito DA, et al

Turbulent transport and the scrape-off layer width

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S605 (
August 2011)

Skinner CH, Allain JP, Blanchard W, et al

Deuterium retention in NSTX with lithium conditioning

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S773 (
August 2011)

Taylor CN, Allain JP, Heim B, et al

Surface chemistry and physics of deuterium retention in lithiated graphite

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S777 (
August 2011)

Ahn J-W, Canik JM, Maingi R, et al

Characteristics of divertor heat and particle deposition with intrinsic and applied 3-D fields in NSTX H-mode plasmas

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S918 (
August 2011)

Raman R, Jarboe TR, Mueller D, et al

Reduction of low-Z impurities during plasma start-up

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S1017 (
August 2011)

Stotler DP, Skinner CH, Blanchard WR, et al

Simulations of diffusive lithium evaporation onto the NSTX vessel walls

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S1058 (
August 2011)

Nichols JH, Roquemore AL, Davis WM, et al

3-D reconstructions of Lithium and Tungsten dust particle trajectories in NSTX

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS 415 (1) S1098 (August 2011) 

Garafalo AM, Solomon WM, Park J-K, et al.
NUCLEAR FUSION 51 083018 (August 2011)

Raman R, Ahn J-W, Allain JP et al.
Overview of physics results from NSTX

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (9) 094011 (September 2011)

Raman R, Mueller D, Jarboe TR, et al.

Experimental demonstration of tokamak inductive flux saving by transient coaxial helicity injection on national spherical torus experiment

PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 18 (9) 092504 (September 2011) 
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Maingi R, Kaye SM, Skinner, CH et al.

Continuous improvement of H-mode discharge performance with progressively increasing lithium coatings in the National Spherical Torus Experiment

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 107 145004 (September 2011)
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Kwon M, Oh YK, Yang HL, et al., 
NUCLEAR FUSION 51 094006 (September 2011)

Crocker NA, Peebles WA, Kubota S, et al. 
High spatial sampling global mode structure measurements via multichannel reflectometry in NSTX 

PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION 53 (10) 105001 (October 2011) 

Boyle DP, Maingi R, Snyder PB. et al. 
The relationships between edge localized modes suppression, pedestal profiles and lithium wall coatings in NSTX
PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION 53 (10) 105011 (October 2011)

Menard JE, Bromberg L, Brown T, et al 
Prospects of pilot plants based on the tokamak, spherical tokamak and stellarator 

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (10) 103014 (October 2011) 

Sontag AC, Canik JM, Maingi R, et al 
Pedestal characterization and stability of small-ELM regimes in NSTX 

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (6) 103022 (October 2011)

Diallo A, Maingi R, Kubota S, et al

Dynamical evolution of pedestal parameters in ELMy H-mode in the National Spherical Torus Experiment

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (10) 103031 (October 2011)

Gerhardt SP, Fredrickson E, Guttadora L, et al 
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Hong BG, Hwang YS, Kang JS, et al 
Conceptual design study of a superconducting spherical tokamak reactor with a self-consistent system analysis code
NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (11) 113013 (November 2011)

Raman R, Jardin SC, Menard J, et al

Transient CHI start-up simulations with the TSC

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (11) 113018 (November 2011)

Kaye SM, Maingi R, Battaglia D, et al

L-H threshold studies in NSTX

NUCLEAR FUSION 51 (11) 113019 (November 2011)

Kolemen E, Gates DA,Gerhardt SP, et al.
NUCLEAR FUSION 51 113024 (November 2011)