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Antoine Cerfon

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

    20062019
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    Research Output 2006 2019

    • 26 Article
    • 6 Conference contribution
    • 1 Review article
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    2019
    collisional plasmas
    aspect ratio
    turbulence
    fluids
    simulation

    Magnetic shear due to localized toroidal flow shear in tokamaks

    Lee, J. & Cerfon, A., Sep 4 2019, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 61, 10, 105007.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Safety factor
    Shear flow
    Magnetohydrodynamics
    shear flow
    shear

    Taylor states in stellarators: A fast high-order boundary integral solver

    Malhotra, D., Cerfon, A., Imbert-Gérard, L. M. & O'Neil, M., Nov 15 2019, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 397, 108791.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stellarators
    Boundary Integral
    integral equations
    Boundary integral equations
    Boundary Integral Equations
    2018
    collisional plasmas
    turbulence models
    derivation
    fluids
    distribution moments

    An integral equation-based numerical solver for Taylor states in toroidal geometries

    O'Neil, M. & Cerfon, A. J., Apr 15 2018, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 359, p. 263-282 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Integral equations
    integral equations
    toroidal shells
    Geometry
    Maxwell equations

    Pseudo spectral collocation with Maxwell polynomials for kinetic equations with energy diffusion

    Sánchez-Vizuet, T. & Cerfon, A., Feb 1 2018, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 60, 2, 025018.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    collocation
    kinetic equations
    polynomials
    Polynomials
    Kinetics
    2017

    An adaptive fast multipole accelerated Poisson solver for complex geometries

    Askham, T. & Cerfon, A., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 344, p. 1-22 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    multipoles
    boxes
    Geometry
    Poisson equation
    geometry

    An analytic scaling relation for the maximum tokamak elongation against n = 0 MHD resistive wall modes

    Lee, J., Freidberg, J., Cerfon, A. & Greenwald, M., May 10 2017, In : Nuclear Fusion. 57, 6, 066051.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    elongation
    scaling
    plasma pressure
    aspect ratio
    fusion

    Fast and spectrally accurate evaluation of gyroaverages in non-periodic gyrokinetic-poisson simulations

    Guadagni, J. & Cerfon, A., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 83, 4, 905830407.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    grids
    evaluation
    simulation
    Poisson equation
    electrostatics

    Sparse grid techniques for particle-in-cell schemes

    Ricketson, L. F. & Cerfon, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 59, 2, 024002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    grids
    Data storage equipment
    cells
    penalties
    simulation
    2016

    Accurate derivative evaluation for any Grad-Shafranov solver

    Ricketson, L. F., Cerfon, A., Rachh, M. & Freidberg, J. P., Jan 15 2016, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 305, p. 744-757 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Derivatives
    evaluation
    Integral equations
    integral equations
    Numerical methods

    Effect of the Shafranov shift and the gradient of β on intrinsic momentum transport in up-down asymmetric tokamaks

    Ball, J., Parra, F. I., Lee, J. & Cerfon, A., Nov 3 2016, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 58, 12, 125015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Momentum
    momentum
    gradients
    shift
    profiles

    Vortex Dynamics and Shear-Layer Instability in High-Intensity Cyclotrons

    Cerfon, A., Apr 28 2016, In : Physical Review Letters. 116, 17, 174801.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    shear layers
    cyclotrons
    vortices
    incompressible fluids
    fluid dynamics
    2015

    Accurate spectral numerical schemes for kinetic equations with energy diffusion

    Wilkening, J., Cerfon, A. & Landreman, M., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 294, p. 58-77 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    kinetic equations
    polynomials
    Polynomials
    Kinetics
    energy
    Singular Sturm-Liouville Problem
    Spectral Density Function
    Plasma Physics
    Probability density function
    Spectral density

    ECOM: A fast and accurate solver for toroidal axisymmetric MHD equilibria

    Lee, J. & Cerfon, A., May 1 2015, In : Computer Physics Communications. 190, p. 72-88 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Conformal mapping
    Magnetohydrodynamics
    Elongation
    conformal mapping
    Fluxes

    Tokamak elongation - How much is too much? Part 1. Theory

    Freidberg, J. P., Cerfon, A. & Lee, J. P., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 81, 6, 515810607.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    elongation
    variational principles
    profiles
    numerical analysis
    formulations

    Tokamak elongation - How much is too much? Part 2. Numerical results

    Lee, J. P., Cerfon, A., Freidberg, J. P. & Greenwald, M., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 81, 6, 515810608.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    elongation
    scaling
    numerical analysis
    aspect ratio
    formulations

    Tokamak plasma high field side response to an n = 3 magnetic perturbation: A comparison of 3D equilibrium solutions from seven different codes

    Reiman, A., Ferraro, N. M., Turnbull, A., Park, J. K., Cerfon, A., Evans, T. E., Lanctot, M. J., Lazarus, E. A., Liu, Y., McFadden, G., Monticello, D. & Suzuki, Y., Jun 1 2015, In : Nuclear Fusion. 55, 6, 063026.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    perturbation
    stellarators
    shot
    screening
    plasma equilibrium
    2014

    Exact axisymmetric Taylor states for shaped plasmas

    Cerfon, A. J. & O'Neil, M., 2014, In : Physics of Plasmas. 21, 6, 064501.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    geometry
    elongation
    aspect ratio
    flexibility
    2013

    A fast, high-order solver for the Grad-Shafranov equation

    Pataki, A., Cerfon, A. J., Freidberg, J. P., Greengard, L. & O'Neil, M., Jun 5 2013, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 243, p. 28-45 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plasmas
    plasma equilibrium
    Conformal mapping
    equilibrium equations
    conformal mapping

    Analytic fluid theory of beam spiraling in high-intensity cyclotrons

    Cerfon, A., Freidberg, J. P., Parra, F. I. & Antaya, T. A., Feb 26 2013, In : Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams. 16, 2, 024202.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cyclotrons
    fluids
    advection
    space charge
    betatrons
    2011

    Magnetohydrodynamic stability comparison theorems revisited

    Cerfon, A. & Freidberg, J. P., Jan 2011, In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 1, 012505.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    magnetohydrodynamic stability
    theorems
    magnetohydrodynamics
    fluids
    kinetics
    2010

    "one size fits all" analytic solutions to the Grad-Shafranov equation

    Cerfon, A. & Freidberg, J. P., 2010, In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 3, 032502.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    spheromaks
    elongation
    aspect ratio
    profiles
    configurations
    2009

    Observation and study of low-frequency oscillations in a 1.5-MW 110-GHz gyrotron

    Cerfon, A., Choi, E., Marchewka, C. D., Mastovsky, I., Shapiro, M. A., Sirigiri, J. R. & Temkin, R. J., 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 37, 7 PART 2, p. 1219-1224 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    low frequencies
    oscillations
    electric potential
    magnetic compression
    microwave emission
    2007

    Efficiency enhancement of A 1.5-MW, 110-GHz gyrotron with a single-stage depressed collector

    Choi, E. M., Cerfon, A., Mastovsky, I., Shapiro, M. A., Sirigiri, J. R. & Temkin, R. J., Aug 2007, In : Fusion Science and Technology. 52, 2, p. 334-339 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    accumulators
    Circular waveguides
    augmentation
    Electric potential
    converters