This workshop will focus on staircases and layering in magnetized plasmas, with the aim of promoting progress in mathematical modelling by drawing on theory, simulations, and phenomenology. Topics will include edge and core transport barriers, staircases, avalanching and perturbative experiments, reduced models and their validation. The crucial role of the boundary and the boundary conditions will be emphasized. The workshop will explore approaches to profile and confinement optimization, and discuss future research directions, including approaches to ignition, energetic particle effects and the interplay of electron and ion scales.
This workshop will take place at the University of York.
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