• The University of Western Australia (M019), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 250 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
20122019
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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

Keywords

  • Energy
  • Space

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

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 250 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 6 Conference paper
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 Non-UWA Thesis

Guiding-centre theory for kinetic-magnetohydrodynamic modes in strongly flowing plasmas

Lanthaler, S., Graves, J. P., Pfefferlé, D. & Cooper, W. A., 30 May 2019, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 61, 7, 21 p., 074006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetohydrodynamics
magnetohydrodynamics
Plasmas
Kinetics
kinetics

NSTX/NSTX-U theory, modeling and analysis results

Kaye, S. M., Battaglia, D. J., Baver, D., Belova, E., Berkery, J. W., Duarte, V. N., Ferraro, N., Fredrickson, E., Gorelenkov, N., Guttenfelder, W., Hao, G. Z., Heidbrink, W., Izacard, O., Kim, D., Krebs, I., La Haye, R., Lestz, J., Liu, D., Morton, L. A., Myra, J. & 71 othersPfefferle, D., Podesta, M., Ren, Y., Riquezes, J., Sabbagh, S. A., Schneller, M., Scotti, F., Soukhanovskii, V., Zweben, S. J., Ahn, J. W., Allain, J. P., Barchfeld, R., Bedoya, F., Bell, R. E., Bertelli, N., Bhattacharjee, A., Boyer, M. D., Brennan, D., Canal, G., Canik, J., Crocker, N., Darrow, D., Delgado-Aparicio, L., Diallo, A., Domier, C., Ebrahimi, F., Evans, T., Fonck, R., Frerichs, H., Gan, K., Gerhardt, S., Gray, T., Jarboe, T., Jardin, S., Jaworski, M. A., Kaita, R., Koel, B., Kolemen, E., Kriete, D. M., Kubota, S., LeBlanc, B. P., Levinton, F., Luhmann, N., Lunsford, R., Maingi, R., Maqueda, R., Menard, J. E., Mueller, D., Myers, C. E., Ono, M., Park, J-K., Perkins, R., Poli, F., Raman, R., Reinke, M., Rhodes, T., Rowley, C., Russell, D., Schuster, E., Schmitz, O., Sechrest, Y., Skinner, C. H., Smith, D. R., Stotzfus-Dueck, T., Stratton, B., Taylor, G., Tritz, K., Wang, W., Wang, Z., Waters, I. & Wirth, B., 5 Jun 2019, In : Nuclear Fusion. 59, 16 p., 112007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physics
operations research
pilot plants
low aspect ratio
field coils
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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