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This article reports the first observation of the high-field side high density (HFSHD) in the limiter devices. In the J-TEXT high density discharges, the high-density front at the HFS scrape-off layer (SOL) region edge has been clearly identified by the far-infrared laser polarimeter-interferometer. The HFSHD forms at the HFS SOL, and then expan…

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A systematic numerical investigation of the n =1 ( n is the toroidal mode number) internal kink mode (IKM) stability is carried out, for a conventional aspect ratio tokamak plasma in the presence of parallel equilibrium flow or its poloidal/toroidal projections. The computational results, obtained utilizing the recently updated MARS-F code [Y. Q…


Extensive modelling efforts of the plasma response to the resonant magnetic perturbation fields, utilized for controlling the edge localized mode (ELM), help to identify the edge-peeling response as a key factor, which correlates to the observed ELM mitigation in several tokamak devices, including MAST, ASDEX Upgrade, EAST, and HL-2A. The recently …


Resonant magnetic perturbations (RMP) have extensively been demonstrated as a plausible technique for mitigating or suppressing large edge localized modes (ELMs). Associated with this is a substantial amount of theory and modelling efforts during recent years. Various models describing the plasma response to the RMP fields have been proposed in the…

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An analytic, bond-order potential BOP is proposed and parametrized for the gallium arsenide system. The potential addresses primary and secondary bonding and the valence-dependent character of heteroatomic bonding, and it can be combined with an electron counting potential to address the distribution of electrons on the GaAs surface. The potential …


An analytic interatomic bond-order potential BOP is derived that depends explicitly on the group number of the sp -valent element. This is achieved by generalizing the previously published BOP for group-IV elements by extrapolating from half-full occupancy using a simple envelope function for the upper bound of the bond order. This interatomic pote…