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Plasma turbulence control

Grant number: 10/02220-0
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: May 16, 2010 - May 29, 2010
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Physics of Fluids, Plasma Physics and Electrical Discharge
Principal Investigator:Iberê Luiz Caldas
Grantee:Iberê Luiz Caldas
Visiting researcher: Kenneth Gentle
Visiting researcher institution: University of Texas at Austin (UT), United States
Home Institution: Instituto de Física (IF). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:07/54000-0 - Non-linear dynamic, AP.TEM


Experiences on turbulence and particle transport on the Texas Helimax and the TCABR Tokamak will be analyzed. We will use the data obtained in these devices to verify the predicted alterations on the transport and turbulence caused by modifications of electric field spatial profile. (AU)