Date: January 18, 2012
- Status reports requested at next meeting
- Highlights from ISHW - D. Gates
- Status vs FY2-012 Work Plan - S. Lazerson
- Status vs FY-2012 Work Plan, including plan for XICS upgrade work - N. Pablant
- Optimization - J. Breslau
- Updates on PPPL's eddy current results for CTH - J. Hanson, Auburn U.
Program updates (M. Zarnstorff, H. Neilson, D. Gates)
- Mike summarized the status of planning in China for a fusion test reactor. Plans for a stellarator option, including possible U.S. collaboration, are on hold for at least several months.
- Dave summarized ongoing PPPL physics activities and plans for upcoming conferences
- W7-X and LHD work plans are now more or less complete. We will track progress against milestones that were presented. Please see GHN slides; bring corrections to my attention.
Planning and Status Reports
- 3.1 Eddy Current Modeling for CTH (J. Hanson, Auburn U)
- Structure models generated by A. Zolfaghari have been received and read into Mathematica. Checks were performed and the transfer appears to be satisfactory.
- Jim presented his work plan, and will report progress next time.
- 3.2 STELLOPT/COILOPT modifications for maintainable designs (J. Breslau)
- Progress: Josh reported progress modifying COILOPT to use a spline representation. This is needed in order to incorporate engineering constraints for maintainability.
- Much-appreciated support has been received from N. Pomphrey and L.P. Ku.