Simons Hour Talks

Date / Time Speaker Topic Title
May 27, 2021
8:00-9:00 EDT
A. Carlton-Jones

E. Stenson
Computing The Shape Gradient of Stellarator Coil Complexity With Respect to the Plasma Boundary (Video recording of talk)
Computational Studies of Mu-Breaking in a Magnetic Dipole and Other Simple Coil Configurations (Video recording of talk)
Apr 29, 2021
8:00-9:00 EDT
M. Landreman Update on SIMSOPT
(Video recording of talk)
Apr 15, 2021
8:00-9:00 EDT
Y-M. Huang Numerical Approach to ∂-function Current Sheets Arising From Resonant Magnetic Perturbations
(Video recording of talk)
Apr 1, 2021
2:00-3:00 EDT
A. Geraldini Adjoint Calculation of Magnetic Island Width Sensitivity
(Video recording of talk)
Mar 18, 2021
2:00-3:00 EDT
R. MacKay / 
J. Burby
Isodrastic Magnetic Fields
(Video recording of talk)
Mar 4, 2021
2:00-3:00 EST
J. Lion Generalization of the Systems Code PROCESS to Stellarators
Feb 18, 2021
2:00-3:00 EST
F. Wechsung Single-Stage Gradient-Based Stellarator Coil Design
Feb 4, 2021
2:00-3:00 EST
S. Henneberg Algorithms for Combined Plasma and Coil optimization
Jan 7, 2021
2:00-3:00 EST
N. Duignan A Presymplectic View of Magnetic Fields
Dec 11, 2020
9:10-10:00 EST
W. Sengupta Obtaining exact quasisymmetry on a single flux surface: a near-surface expansion approach
Nov 20, 2020
9:10-10:00 EST
A. Guiliani Single-stage gradient-based stellarator coil design:
Optimization for near-axis quasi-symmetry
Oct 30, 2020
9:20-10:00 EDT
E. Rodriguez Avoiding the problem of overdetermination in quasisymmetric near-axis
Oct 2, 2020
9:20-10:00AM EDT
J. -F. Lobsien Stochastic Stellarator Coil Optimization
July 24, 2020
9:30-10:00AM EDT
N. McGreivy Finite-Build Stellarator Coil Design & Automatic Differentiation
June 26, 2020
9:20-10:00AM EDT
T. Pedersen Introduction to (Stellarator) Divertors
June 12, 2020
9:20-10:00AM EDT
J. Burby Grad-Shafranov Equation For Non-Axisymmetric MHD Equilibria (slides)
https://arxiv.org/pdf/2005.13664.pdf (paper)
May 29, 2020
9:00-9:20AM EDT
A. Bhattacharjee Summer School 2020 Schedule
May 29, 2020
9:20-10:00AM EDT
R. Granetz Applying High Temperature Superconductor Technology to Stellarators
May 15, 2020
9:00-10:00AM EDT
B. Khesin Madelung Transform and Binormal Flows
in the Euler Hydrodynamics
May 1, 2020
9:05-9:30AM EDT
E. Rodriguez Constructing Quasisymmetry
May 1, 2020
9:35-10:00AM EDT
N. Nallinikos Approximate Quasisymmetry
Apr. 17, 2020
 9:00-10:00AM EDT
S. Glas Optimization Under Uncertainty
Apr. 6, 2020
 3:00‑4:00PM EDT
D. Ginsberg Quasisymmetric Equilibria
Mar. 23, 2020
 3:00‑4:00PM EDT
P. Helander Stellarators with Permanent Magnets
Mar. 9, 2020
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
A. Bader Stellarator Optimization in Practice
And Where We Can Improve
Mar. 2, 2020
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
D. Malhotra Integral Equation Methods for Calculating
Stepped-Pressure Equilibrium in Stellarators
Feb. 24, 2020
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
A. Giuliani Adjoint-Based Vacuum-Field
Stellarator Optimization
Feb. 10, 2020
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
E. Paul Efficient Stellarator Shape Optimization
and Sensitivity Analysis
Jan. 27, 2020
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
R. Dewar and
Z. Qu
MRxMHD With Flow
Jan. 10, 2020
 9:00‑10:00AM ET
M. Landreman SIMSOPT phase 1: MANGO
Dec. 13, 2019
 9:00‑10:00AM ET
F. Hindenlang GVEC: A newly developed 3D ideal MHD
Galerkin Variational Equilibrium Code
Nov. 29, 2019
 9:00‑10:00AM ET
 J. Loizu Direct Prediction of Nonlinearly Saturated
Tearing Modes with SPEC
Nov. 15, 2019
 9:00‑10:00AM ET
B. Faber Stellarator Optimization at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nov. 8, 2019
 8:30‑9:30AM ET
  Special Discussion on SIMSOPT
Nov. 1, 2019
 9:00‑10:00AM ET
R. Jorge Near-Axis Expansion Framework at Arbitrary
Order in the Distance to the Magnetic Axis
Sep. 20, 2019
 9:00‑10:00AM ET
Dhariya Malhotra Higher-Order Integration for Singular
Integrals in Magnetostatics
Sep. 6, 2019
 9:00‑10:00AM ET
Allen Boozer Curl-free Magnetic Fields for Stellarator Optimization
Aug. 5, 2019
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
David Bindel Surrogate Optimization
May 13, 2019
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
Georg Stadler Optimization
Apr. 29, 2019
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
Amitava Bhattacharjee Summer School Schedule
Mar. 18, 2019
 3:00‑4:00PM ET
Amitava Bhattacharjee Team meeting in PCTS, 
Annual Meeting at Simons Foundation