Jerry Hughes

Research Scientist, Alcator Group
Plasma Science and Fusion Center
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Email: jwhughes@psfc.mit.edu
Phone: (617) 252-1797
Fax: (617) 253-0627
 

Research Interests:

Physics of plasma transport and confinement in tokamaks

Transport and stability at the plasma edge

Physics-determined profile structure in tokamak edge transport barriers ("pedestals")

Particle control in high-confinement tokamak plasmas with edge pedestals (H-modes)

Journal Publications:

"Edge profile stiffness and insensitivity of the density pedestal to neutral fuelling in Alcator C-Mod edge transport barriers"

Nucl. Fusion 47, 1057 (2007).

Abstract and full text from the IOP Electronic Journals; Preprint available from the MIT PSFC Library

 

"H-mode pedestal and L-H transition studies on Alcator C-Mod"

Fusion Sci. and Technol. 51, 317 (2007). Article No. 5 in the C-Mod Review issue.

Abstract and full text from the American Nuclear Society; Preprint available from the MIT PSFC Library

 

"Advances in measurement and modeling of the H-mode pedestal on the Alcator C-Mod tokamak"

Phys. Plasmas 12, 056103 (2006).

Invited paper from the APS-DPP/2005, Denver, Colorado: 24 October 2005

Abstract and full text from the AIP Journal Center; Preprint available from the MIT PSFC Library

 

"Thomson scattering upgrades on Alcator C-Mod"

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 1667 (2003).

Abstract and full text from the AIP Journal Center; Preprint available from the MIT PSFC Library

 

"Observations and Empirical Scalings of the High-Confinement Mode Pedestal on Alcator C-Mod"

Phys. Plasmas 9, 3019 (2002).

Abstract and full text from the AIP Journal Center; Preprint available from the MIT PSFC Library

 

"High Resolution Edge Thomson Scattering Measurements on the Alcator C-Mod Tokamak"

Rev. Sci. Instrum.72, 1107 (2001).

Abstract and full text from the AIP Journal Center; Preprint available from the MIT PSFC Library

 

Doctoral Thesis:

"Edge Transport Barrier Studies On the Alcator C-Mod Tokamak"

MIT Ph.D. Thesis, 2005.

Abstract and full text available from the MIT PSFC Library

 

Selected Presentations: 

"H-mode pedestal behavior in low collisionality regimes on Alcator C-Mod"

Contributed Poster (2.72MB .pdf) presented at APS-DPP/2006, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 1 November 2006

 

"Edge Profile Stiffness and Insensitivity of the Density Pedestal to Neutral Fueling in Alcator C-Mod Edge Transport Barriers"

Contributed Poster (1.22MB .pdf) and Paper (323kB .pdf) presented at IAEA-FEC/2006, Chengdu, China: 20 October 2006

 

"Advances in measurement and modeling of the H-mode pedestal on the Alcator C-Mod tokamak"

Invited Oral (994kB .pdf) presented at APS-DPP/2005, Denver, Colorado: 24 October 2005

(Abstract [62kB .pdf])

 

"Edge Transport Barrier Studies On the Alcator C-Mod Tokamak"

Ph.D. Thesis Defense(712kB .pdf): 5 July 2005

(Abstract)

 

"Experimental and computational evaluation of neutral effects on the Alcator C-Mod edge pedestal"

Contributed Oral (3.39MB .pdf) presented at APS-DPP/2004, Savannah, Georgia: 17 November 2004

(Abstract [22kB .pdf])

 

"Experimental diagnosis and kinetic computation of neutral penetration in the Alcator C-Mod edge plasma"

Contributed Poster (825kB .pdf) presented at PSI/2004, Portland, Maine: 24 May 2004 

(Abstract [46kB .pdf])

 

"H-mode pedestal studies on Alcator C-Mod" 

Contributed Poster (532kB .pdf) presented at APS-DPP/2002, Orlando, Florida: 13 Nov 2002 

(Abstract [24kB .pdf])

 

"Structure and Scalings of the H-mode Pedestal on Alcator C-Mod"

Contributed Oral (353kB .pdf) presented at APS-DPP/2001, Long Beach, California: 29 October 2001

(Abstract)

 

 


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