Systematic numerical study of helical SOL transport and limiter fluxes for Wendelstein 7-X using the EMC3-EIRENE code was published by PhD student Florian Effenberg in IoP journal Nuclear Fusion.

IoP journal Nuclear Fusion

bildschirmfoto-2017-01-20-um-16-40-05This paper describes a systematic numerical survey of basic scrape-off layer physics features in the startup plasmas of Wendelstein 7-X. The magnetic structure is analyzed and connected to the transport and limiter heat and particle flux features. Radiative edge cooling is explored in this simplified geometry as a preparation for studies with the island diverter in the next experimental campaign.

— News: 01-20-2017