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Date Time Speaker Title Presentation Material
26th July 2010 09:00 to 09:40 B Daughton Recent progress and future outlook for kinetic simulations of magnetic reconnection
26th July 2010 10:00 to 10:40 J Drake Particle acceleration and the role of pressure anisotropy in a multi-island reconnection
26th July 2010 11:30 to 12:10 J Egedal The equations of state in collisionless reconnection and their implications for the electron diffusion region
26th July 2010 14:00 to 14:40 B Rogers Gyrokinetic simulations of reconnection - an update
27th July 2010 10:00 to 11:30 S Nazarenko Inverse cascades, zonal jets and turbulence/transport suppression in CHM model
27th July 2010 11:30 to 12:30 G Howes Gyrokinetic Simulations of Solar Wind Turbulence and its Dissipation: Importance of Nonlocal Effects on the Energy Cascade
27th July 2010 14:00 to 15:00 P Catto Some things (we think) we have learned about pedestals
27th July 2010 15:15 to 15:45 P Helander Electric field effects in stellarators
27th July 2010 16:30 to 17:00 F Parra Gyrokinetics in the pedestal
27th July 2010 17:15 to 17:45 F Jenko What sets the residual electron heat transport in an edge transport barrier?
28th July 2010 10:00 to 11:30 J Drake Breaking field lines during reconnection: it's anomalous viscosity not anomalous resistivity
28th July 2010 14:00 to 15:00 H Wilson Non-linear kinetic theory of drift-tearing modes in magnetised plasmas
28th July 2010 15:00 to 16:00 P Dorland Mediated round-table discussion on microtearing challenges
29th July 2010 09:00 to 09:40 D Schaffner Turbulence and flow in the Large Plasma Device
29th July 2010 10:00 to 10:40 B Rogers Pinch regimes in gyrokinetic simulations of closed fieldline systems and turbulent transport in LAPD
29th July 2010 11:30 to 12:10 G Howes Gyrokinetic modeling for basic turbulence experiments on the LAPD
29th July 2010 14:00 to 14:40 J Egedal Experiments on the Propagation of Plasma Filaments in VTF
29th July 2010 15:00 to 15:40 P Ricci The simulation effort for the basic plasma physics experiment TORPEX
29th July 2010 16:30 to 16:50 M Barnes Theory and modeling in simplified magnetic configurations
29th July 2010 17:00 to 17:40 W Daughton 2D and 3D kinetic simulations of the MRX reconnection experiment
30th July 2010 09:30 to 10:30 J Eastwood The diffusion region in collisionless magnetic reconnection: New results from in-situ space observations in the Earth's magnetotail
2nd August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 A Brizard Gyrokinetic energy conservation laws
2nd August 2010 14:00 to 14:45 T Watanabe Entropy transfer processes in kinetic plasma turbulence and zonal flows
2nd August 2010 15:00 to 15:45 G Plunk Gyrokinetic Phase-space Turbulence and Energy Flows: Review, Progress and Open Problems
3rd August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 I Abel Energy flows and entropy balance in multiscale gyrokinetics
3rd August 2010 14:00 to 15:00 E Highcock An Introduction to CodeRunner
4th August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 T Antonsen Lagrangian chaos and the evolution of advected fields
4th August 2010 14:00 to 15:00 A Mishchenko Gyrokinetic particle-in-cell simulations of Alfvenic modes
5th August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 S Balbus MHD instabilites in dilute astrophysical plasmas
5th August 2010 14:00 to 15:00 M Kunz Viscous instabilities in weakly collisional astrophysical discs
5th August 2010 15:30 to 16:30 A Brizard Gyrofluid momentum conservation law
6th August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 G Hammett Gyrokinetic statistical absolute equilibrium and turbulence
9th August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 S Cowley Shape matters
9th August 2010 14:00 to 15:00 P Dellar Lattice Boltzmann approaches for magnetohydrodynamics and related models
10th August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 A Dimits Global Gyrokinetic Equations: Extended Orderings and Second Order Terms
10th August 2010 11:00 to 11:40 S Leerink Full f Gyrokinetic Simulation of Tokamak Plasma Turbulence using ELMFIRE
10th August 2010 14:00 to 14:40 I Calvo Lagrangian formulation of gyrokinetic theory with a single expansion parameter
10th August 2010 15:00 to 15:40 F Parra Radial electric field in full-f gyrokinetic simulations
11th August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 M Vittot Intrinsic guiding-center dynamics: towards gyro-center reduction in Maxwell-Vlasov algebra
11th August 2010 14:00 to 15:00 A Schekochihin Subcritical fluctuations in a differentially rotating gyrokinetic plasma: linear theory
12th August 2010 10:00 to 11:00 A Mishchenko Non-linear correction to the gyrokinetic polarization density
12th August 2010 14:00 to 15:00 J Krommes Programme summary and mediated discussion of the outstanding questions/future directions
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