• 195 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
20122018
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Personal profile

Biography

PhD EPFL

Research

Lagrangian/Hamiltonian dynamics, collisional plasma fluid closures and models

Languages

EN
FR
DE
IT

External positions

Associate Research Physicist, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

15 Aug 201515 Oct 2017

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

1 May 20151 Aug 2015

Graduate Research Assistant, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

15 Feb 20111 May 2015

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stellarators Physics & Astronomy
ions Physics & Astronomy
cyclotrons Physics & Astronomy
heating Physics & Astronomy
magnetohydrodynamics Physics & Astronomy
neutral beams Physics & Astronomy
snakes Physics & Astronomy
fluids Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 2012 2018

  • 195 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 25 Article
  • 6 Conference paper
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 Non-UWA Thesis
2 Citations

Algebraic motion of vertically displacing plasmas

Pfefferlé, D. & Bhattacharjee, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Physics of Plasmas. 25, 2, p. 022516

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conduction
vessels
vertical motion
sinking
plasma currents
1 Citations

Differentiating the shape of stellarator coils with respect to the plasma boundary

Hudson, S. R., Zhu, C., Pfefferlé, D. & Gunderson, L., 29 Sep 2018, In : Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics. 382, 38, p. 2732-2737 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stellarators
coils
geometry
plasma equilibrium
surface geometry

Equivalent elastica knots

Brizard, A. J. & Pfefferlé, D., 12 Jul 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: Other contribution

Elastica
Knot
Curvature
Torsion
Energy Integral

Modelling of NSTX hot vertical displacement events using M3D-C1

Pfefferlé, D., Ferraro, N., Jardin, S. C., Krebs, I. & Bhattacharjee, A., 2 May 2018, In : Physics of Plasmas. 25, 5, p. 056106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

halos
simulation
electrical resistivity
plasma currents
eddy currents

Non-planar elasticae as optimal curves for the magnetic axis of stellarators

Pfefferlé, D., Gunderson, L., Hudson, S. R. & Noakes, L., 1 Sep 2018, In : Physics of Plasmas. 25, 9, 092508.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stellarators
curves
torsion
Euler-Lagrange equation
cylindrical coordinates

Courses

Mathematics Foundations: Specialist

David Pfefferle

27/08/18 → …

Teaching unit (UWA): Course

Multivariable Calculus

David Pfefferle & Miccal Matthews

19/02/18 → …

Teaching unit (UWA): Course

Scientific and Industrial Modelling

David Pfefferle & Neville Fowkes

30/07/18 → …

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