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Publication Date:

2019-08-13

First Author:

Fabio Riva

Title:

Three-dimensional plasma edge turbulence simulations of MAST and comparison with experimental measurements

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Figure Reference | Title | Description | Number of Figure Data Items | Identifier | Download Figure Details | ||
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Figure 1 | Numerical setup of STORM simulations | Poloidal cross sections of (a) the particle source Sn; (b) the energy source SE; (c) the normalized poloidal flux, with black lines denoting the planes of constant y used in the STORM simulations; and (d) the radial grid spacing, with black and red lines denoting the inner and outer separatrices, respectively. | 1 | CF/19/92 | Download | ||

Figure 15 | Synthetic reciprocating probe | Distance of the synthetic reciprocating probe from the last close flux surface (left panel) and synthetic time traces of ion saturation current (center panel) and floating potential (right panel) in arbitrary units. | 1 | CF/19/94 | Download | ||

Figure 2 | STORM initial profiles | Initial profiles used in the STORM simulations of the plasma density n (left panel), electron temperature T (center panel) and parallel ion velocity U (right panel). | 0 | CF/19/97 | Download | ||

Figure 3 | Time-averaged profiles | Ion saturation current, Isat, (left panel) and floating potential (right panel) time-averaged profiles for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The Isat profiles are normalized to their values at the LCFS. The dashed lines in the left panel denote an exponential fit. The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/99 | Download | ||

Figure 4 | Level of fluctuations | Amplitude of ion saturation current, Isat, (left panel) and floating potential (right panel) fluctuations for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The Isat fluctuations are normalized to the Isat time-averaged profile. The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/100 | Download | ||

Figure 5 | Skewness | Skewness of the ion saturation current (left panel) and floating potential (right panel) PDFs for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/101 | Download | ||

Figure 6 | Flatness | Flatness of the ion saturation current (left panel) and floating potential (right panel) PDFs for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/102 | Download | ||

Figure 7 | Probability distribution functions | Probability distribution functions of normalized (to their standard deviation) ion saturation current (first row) and floating potential (second row) fluctuations at three radial locations R-RLCFS=-1 cm (first column), R-RLCFS=0 cm (second column), and R-RLCFS 2cm (third column) for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/103 | Download | ||

Figure 8 | Power spectral densities | Power spectral densities of normalized (to their standard deviation) ion saturation current (first row) and floating potential (second row) fluctuations at three radial locations R-RLCFS=-1 cm (first column), R-RLCFS=0 cm (second column), and R-RLCFS 2cm (third column) for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/104 | Download | ||

Figure 9 | Conditionally averaged temporal wave forms | Conditional averaged temporal wave forms of normalized (to their standard deviation) ion saturation current (first row) and floating potential (second row) fluctuations at three radial locations R-RLCFS=-1 cm (first column), R-RLCFS=0 cm (second column), and R-RLCFS 2cm (third column) for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/105 | Download | ||

Figure 10 | Auto-correlation functions | Auto-correlation functions of ion saturation current (first row) and floating potential (second row) fluctuations at three radial locations R-RLCFS=-1 cm (first column), R-RLCFS=0 cm (second column), and R-RLCFS 2cm (third column) for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The dashed lines denote a fit A(t)=exp[-(t/t_c)^(b-1)] between t=0 and t=0.00002 s.The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. Note that the fit of the auto-correlation functions in the far SOL are performed using the routine auto_fit.m located at https://git.ccfe.ac.uk/STORM/analyse_storm/tree/master/matlablib/friva/routines_validation_article2019/analysis_routines | 0 | CF/19/106 | Download | ||

Figure 11 | Averaged time spent above and below thresholds | Relative average time spent by ion saturation current (first row) and floating potential (second row) fluctuations above (solid lines) and below (dashed lines) a given threshold at the three radial locations R-RLCFS=-1 cm (first column), R-RLCFS=0 cm (second column), and R-RLCFS 2cm (third column) for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/107 | Download | ||

Figure 12 | Averaged waiting times between maxima | Averaged waiting times between ion saturation current (first row) and floating potential (second row) maxima at three radial locations R-RLCFS=-1 cm (first column), R-RLCFS=0 cm (second column), and R-RLCFS 2cm (third column) for the experimental measurements (thick black lines) and the STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/108 | Download | ||

Figure 14 | Scan on grid resolution | Numerical results at the outer mid-plane for the "coarse", "reference", and "refined" simulations. First row: Ion saturation current, Isat, time-averaged profiles (left panel), power spectral densities (central panel), and conditional averaged temporal wave forms (right panel). Second row: auto-correlation function of Isat fluctuations (left panel), relative average time spent by Isat signals above (solid lines) and below (dashed lines) a given threshold (central panel), and averaged waiting times between Isat maxima (right panel). The dashed lines in the left panel in the first row denote an exponential fit of Isat and in the second row denote a fit A(t)=exp[-(t/t_c)^(b-1)] between t=0 and t=0.00002 s. The error bars represent one standard deviation of the results evaluated at phi=0 and phi=pi/4, with phi the toroidal angle. | 0 | CF/19/109 | Download | ||

Figure 13 | Ion saturation current density at outer targets | Time-average profiles of ion saturation current density normalized to their maximum value at the lower (left panel) and upper (right panel) outer targets from MAST experimental measurements (thick black lines) and STORM simulations (thin color lines). The error bars represent one standard deviation in the experimental data. The experimental profiles are shifted in psi to match the location of the peaks with the simulation results. | 1 | CF/19/110 | Download | ||

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