Deuterium plasma discharges of the Divertor Tokamak Test facility (DTT) in different operational scenarios have been predicted by a comprehensive first-principle based integrated modelling activity using state-of-art quasi-linear transport models. The results of this work refer to the updated DTT configuration, which includes a device size optimisation (enlargement to R0 = 2.19 m and a = 0.70 m) and upgrades in the heating systems. The focus of this paper is on the core modelling, but special attention was paid to the consistency with the scrape-off layer parameters required to achieve divertor plasma detachment. The compatibility of these physics-based predicted scenarios with the electromagnetic coil system capabilities was then verified. In addition, first estimates of DTT sawteeth and of DTT edge localised modes were achieved.
Core integrated simulations for the Divertor Tokamak Test facility scenarios towards consistent core-pedestal-SOL modelling
Casiraghi I.; Mantica P.; Ambrosino R.; Aucone L.; Baiocchi B.; Balbinot L.; Barberis T.; Castaldo A.; Cavedon M.; Frassinetti L.; Innocente P.; Koechl F.; Nowak S.; Agostinetti P.; Ceccuzzi S.; Figini L.; Granucci G.; Vincenzi P.
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