John Edward Rice

John Edward Rice

Senior Research Scientist

617-253-6052

NW17-119

Biography

Education

S.B. in physics MIT (1975)
Sc.D. in physics MIT (1979)

Expertise

X-ray spectroscopy; intrinsic rotation, impurity, momentum and energy transport; atomic physics of highly ionized high Z materials.

Research

Areas of interest include intrinsic rotation, internal transport barrier formation, momentum, impurity and energy transport, and spectroscopy of medium and high Z impurities in magnetic confinement devices. Has authored over 150 refereed journal articles, with 55 as first author. Paper “Inter-Machine Comparison of Intrinsic Toroidal Rotation in Tokamaks”, J.E.Rice et al., Nucl. Fusion 47, 1618 (2007) won the 2010 Nuclear Fusion Journal Prize. Has served on the Ph.D. committees for 10 graduate students, and has supervised 20 M.I.T. undergraduate theses. Has been an APS Fellow since 2006, is the former Chair of the US Transport Task Force, has served on the executive committees for Atomic Processes in Plasmas, and High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, and has been an official US member of the ITPA Transport and Confinement Group since 2001.

Publications

J.E. Rice, F.B. Rosmej, N. Cao, M. Chilenski, N.T. Howard, A.E. Hubbard, J.W. Hughes, J.H. Irby,  Y. Lin, P. Rodriguez-Fernandez, S.M. Wolfe, S.J. Wukitch, M. Bitter, L. Delgado-Aparicio, K. Hill and M.L. Reinke,`X-ray Observations of Kbeta Emission from Medium Z He-like Ions in C-Mod Tokamak Plasmas', J. Phys. B {\bf 51}, 035702 (2018)

J.E. Rice, J.W. Hughes, P.H. Diamond, N. Cao, M.A. Chilenski, A.E. Hubbard, J.H. Irby, Y. Kosuga, Y. Lin, I.W. Metcalf, M.L. Reinke, E.A. Tolman, M.M. Victora, S.M. Wolfe and S.J. Wukitch, `On the P * Scaling of Intrinsic Rotation in C-Mod Plasmas with Edge Transport Barriers', Nucl. Fusion {\bf 57}, 116004 (2017)

J.E. Rice, `Experimental Observations of Driven and Intrinsic Rotation in Tokamak Plasmas', Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion {\bf 58}, 083001 (2016)

J.E. Rice, C. Gao, R. Mumgaard, R.R. Parker, S.D. Scott, S. Shiraiwa, G.M. Wallace, P.T. Bonoli, L. Delgado-Aparicio, C. Fenzi, R.S. Granetz, M.J. Greenwald, A.E. Hubbard, J.W. Hughes, J.H. Irby, J.P. Lee, E.S. Marmar, M.L. Reinke and S.M. Wolfe, `Effects of the q Profile on Toroidal Rotation in Alcator C-Mod LHCD Plasmas', Nucl. Fusion {\bf 56}, 036015 (2016)

J.E. Rice, M.L. Reinke, J.M.A. Ashbourn, C. Gao, M. Bitter, L. Delgado-Aparicio, K. Hill, N.T. Howard, J.W. Hughes and U.I. Safronova, `X-ray Observations of Medium Z H- and He-like Ions with Satellites from C-Mod Tokamak Plasmas', J. Phys. B {\bf 48}, 144013 (2015)

J.E. Rice, M.L. Reinke, C. Gao, N.T. Howard, M.A. Chilenski, L. Delgado-Aparicio, R.S. Granetz, M.J. Greenwald, A.E. Hubbard, J.W. Hughes, J.H. Irby, Y. Lin, E.S. Marmar, R.T. Mumgaard, S.D. Scott, J.L. Terry, J.R. Walk, A.E. White, D.G. Whyte, S.M. Wolfe and S.J. Wukitch,`Core Impurity Transport in Alcator C-Mod L-, I- and H-mode Plasmas’, Nucl. Fusion 55, 033014 (2015)

J.E. Rice, M.L. Reinke, J.M.A. Ashbourn, C. Gao, M.M. Victora, M.A. Chilenski, L. Delgado-Aparicio, N.T. Howard, A.E. Hubbard, J.W. Hughes and J.H. Irby,`X-ray Observations of Ca19+, Ca18+ and Satellites from Alcator C-Mod Tokamak Plasmas', J. Phys. B 47, 075701 (2014)

J.E. Rice, Y.A. Podpaly, M.L. Reinke, R. Mumgaard, S.D. Scott, S. Shiraiwa, G.M. Wallace, B. Chouli, C. Fenzi-Bonizec, M.F.F. Nave, P.H. Diamond, C. Gao, J.W. Hughes, P.T. Bonoli, L. Delgado-Aparicio, L.-G. Eriksson, C. Giroud, R.S. Granetz, M.J. Greenwald, A.E. Hubbard, I.H. Hutchinson, J.H. Irby, K. Kirov, J. Mailloux, E.S. Marmar, R.R. Parker and S.M. Wolfe, `Effects of Magnetic Shear on Toroidal Rotation in Tokamak Plasmas with LHCD', Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 125003 (2013)

J.E. Rice, Y.A. Podpaly, M.L. Reinke, C. Gao, S. Shiraiwa, J.L. Terry, C. Theiler, G.M. Wallace, P.T. Bonoli, D. Brunner, R.M. Churchill, I. Cziegler, L. Delgado-Aparicio, P.H. Diamond, I.C. Faust, N.J. Fisch, R.S. Granetz, M.J. Greenwald, A.E. Hubbard, J.W.Hughes, I.H. Hutchinson, J.H. Irby, J. Lee, Y. Lin, E.S. Marmar, R. Mumgaard, R.R. Parker, S.D. Scott, J.R. Walk, S.M. Wolfe and S.J. Wukitch, `Effects of LHRF on Toroidal Rotation in Alcator C-Mod Plasmas', Nucl. Fusion 53, 093015 (2013)

J.E.Rice, C.Gao, M.L.Reinke, P.H.Diamond, N.T.Howard, H.J.Sun, I.Cziegler, A.E.Hubbard, Y.A.Podpaly, W.L.Rowan, J.L.Terry, M.A.Chilenski, L.Delgado-Aparicio, P.C.Ennever, D.Ernst, M.J.Greenwald, J.W.Hughes, Y.Ma, E.S.Marmar, M.Porkolab, A.E.White and S.M.Wolfe,”Non-local Heat Transport, Rotation Reversals and Up/down Impurity Density Asymmetries in Alcator C-Mod Ohmic L-mode Plasmas”, Nucl. Fusion 53, 033004 (2013)