Istvan Pusztai

Forskarassistent at Chalmers, Physics, Subatomic and Plasma Physics

Projects

2015–2018

Research for future fusion reactors: using or avoiding impurities

Tünde Fülöp Subatomic and Plasma Physics
Albert Mollén Nuclear Engineering
Istvan Pusztai Subatomic and Plasma Physics
John Omotani Subatomic and Plasma Physics
Sarah Newton Subatomic and Plasma Physics
Ian Abel Subatomic and Plasma Physics
Edmund Hood Highcock Subatomic and Plasma Physics
Aylwin Iantchenko Subatomic and Plasma Physics
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2015–2018

Integrative modeling of transport barriers in fusion reactors

Istvan Pusztai Nuclear Engineering
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2012–2015

Effect of induced electric fields on turbulent transport in fusion plasmas

Istvan Pusztai Nuclear Engineering
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2012–2014

Stabilitet, transport och skenande elektroner i magnetiskt inneslutna plasmor

Tünde Fülöp Nuclear Engineering
Istvan Pusztai Nuclear Engineering
Adam Stahl Nuclear Engineering
Swedish Research Council (VR)

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Publications

2017

Fundamental physics of the fast ion stabilization of electromagnetic ITG turbulence

George Wilkie, A Iantchenko, Edmund Hood Highcock et al
Proceedings of 44th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, p. P4.162-
Conference poster
2017

Neoclassical study of the isotope effect in density pedestals

Stefan Buller, Istvan Pusztai, John Omotani et al
Conference contribution
2017

Low Mach-number collisionless shocks and associated ion acceleration

Istvan Pusztai, J M Tenbarge, Aletta N Csapó et al
Preprint
2017

Neoclassical flows in deuterium-helium plasma density pedestals

Stefan Buller, Istvan Pusztai, Sarah Newton et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 59 (5), p. 055019-
Journal article
2017

Global anomalous transport of ICRH and NBI-heated fast ions

George Wilkie, Istvan Pusztai, Ian Abel et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 59 (4), p. 044007-
Journal article
2017

Electromagnetic zonal flow residual responses

Peter J. Catto, F. I. Parra, Istvan Pusztai
Journal of Plasma Physics. Vol. 83 (3), p. Article no 905830402-
Journal article
2017

Momentum transport by neutrals: effect of kinetic coupling

John Omotani, Sarah Newton, Istvan Pusztai et al
Proceedings of 44th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, p. O5.134-
Conference contribution
2017

Edge momentum transport by neutrals: an interpretive numerical framework

John Omotani, Sarah Newton, Istvan Pusztai et al
Nuclear Fusion. Vol. 57 (6), p. 066048-
Journal article
2017

Isotope and density profile effects on pedestal neoclassical transport

Stefan Buller, Istvan Pusztai
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 59 (10), p. 105003-
Journal article
2016

Global effects on neoclassical transport in the pedestal with impurities

Istvan Pusztai, Stefan Buller, Matt Landreman
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 58 (8), p. 085001-
Journal article
2016

Turbulent transport of MeV range cyclotron heated minorities as compared to alpha particles

Istvan Pusztai, George Wilkie, Yevgen Kazakov et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 58 (10), p. 105001-
Journal article
2016

Edge momentum transport by neutrals

John Omotani, Sarah Newton, Istvan Pusztai et al
Proceedings of 26th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Kyoto, Japan, p. TH/P3-18
Conference contribution
2016

Neoclassical transport in density pedestals with non-trace impurities

Stefan Buller, Istvan Pusztai, Matt Landreman
58th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics. Vol. 61 (18), p. TO9.00003-
Paper in proceedings
2016

Edge rotation from momentum transport by neutrals

John Omotani, Sarah Newton, Istvan Pusztai et al
Journal of Physics: Conference Series. Vol. 775 (1), p. 012011-
Journal article
2016

Neoclassical transport with non-trace impurities in density pedestals

Stefan Buller, Istvan Pusztai, Matt Landreman
Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 40A, p. O4.118-
Conference contribution
2016

Edge rotation as governed by momentum transport due to neutrals

Istvan Pusztai, John Omotani, Tünde Fülöp
58th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics. Vol. 61 (18), p. TO9.00002-
Conference contribution
2016

Kinetic modelling of runaways in fusion plasmas

Tünde Fülöp, Ola Embréus, Adam Stahl et al
Proceedings of 26th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Kyoto, Japan, p. TH/P4-1
Conference contribution
2016

Plasma rotation from momentum transport by neutrals in tokamaks

John Omotani, Istvan Pusztai, Sarah Newton et al
Nuclear Fusion. Vol. 56 (12), p. 124002-
Journal article
2016

Numerical characterization of bump formation in the runaway electron tail

Joan Decker, Eero Hirvijoki, Ola Embréus et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 58 (2), p. 025016-
Journal article
2015

Radiation reaction induced non-monotonic features in runaway electron distributions

Eero Hirvijoki, Istvan Pusztai, Joan Decker et al
Journal of Plasma Physics. Vol. 81 (5), p. 475810502-
Journal article
2015

Three-dimensional magnetized and rotating hot plasma equilibrium in a gravitational field

Peter J Catto, Istvan Pusztai, S Krasheninnikov
57th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics. Vol. 60 (19), p. NP12.00113 -
Conference poster
2015

Can we study the transport of MeV ions without generating fusion alphas?

Istvan Pusztai, George Wilkie, Yevgen Kazakov et al
57th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics. Vol. 60 (19), p. PP12.00093-
Conference poster
2015

Kinetic modelling of runaway-electron dynamics

Adam Stahl, Ola Embréus, Eero Hirvijoki et al
Conference contribution
2015

Reaction of runaway electron distributions to radiative processes

Adam Stahl, Ola Embréus, Eero Hirvijoki et al
57th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics. Vol. 60 (19), p. PP12.00103 -
Conference poster
2015

Three-dimensional magnetized and rotating hot plasma equilibrium and stability in a gravitational field

Peter J. Catto, Sergei I. Krasheninnikov, Istvan Pusztai
Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 39E, p. O2.401-
Paper in proceedings
2015

Axisymmetric global gravitational equilibrium for magnetized, rotating hot plasma

Peter J. Catto, Istvan Pusztai, Sergei I. Krasheninnikov
Journal of Plasma Physics. Vol. 81 (06), p. 515810603-
Journal article
2015

Non-monotonic features in the runaway electron tail

Istvan Pusztai, Eero Hirvijoki, Joan Decker et al
Proceedings of the 42nd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, p. O3.J105-
Conference contribution
2015

Global vs local gyrokinetic studies of core microinstabilities in JET hybrid discharges with ITER like wall

Sara Moradi, Istvan Pusztai, J. Citrin et al
Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 39E, p. P2.110-
Paper in proceedings
2014

Impurity transport in Alcator C-Mod in the presence of poloidal density variation induced by ion cyclotron resonance heating

Albert Mollén, Istvan Pusztai, M. Reinke et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 2014 (56), p. 124005-
Journal article
2014

Impurity transport in Alcator C-Mod in the presence of poloidal density variation induced by ion cyclotron resonance heating

Albert Mollén, Istvan Pusztai, M L Reinke et al
Proceedings of the 41st EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, p. P5.043-
Paper in proceedings
2014

Impurity transport in Alcator C-Mod in the presence of poloidal density variation induced by ion cyclotron resonance heating

Albert Mollén, Istvan Pusztai, M. Reinke et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 2014 (56), p. 124005-
Journal article
2014

Radio frequency induced and neoclassical asymmetries and their effects on turbulent impurity transport in a tokamak

Istvan Pusztai, Matt Landreman, Albert Mollén et al
Contributions to Plasma Physics. Vol. 54, p. 534-
Journal article
2014

High-m kink/tearing modes in cylindrical geometry

J W Connor, R.J. Hastie, Istvan Pusztai et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 56 (12), p. 125006-
Journal article
2014

Radially global δf computation of neoclassical phenomena in a tokamak pedestal

M. Landreman, F. Parra, P. Catto et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 56 (4), p. 045005-
Journal article
2014

A current-driven electromagnetic mode in sheared and toroidal configurations

Istvan Pusztai, P. J. Catto, F. I. Parra et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 56 (3), p. 035011-
Journal article
2014

Core micro-instability analysis of JET hybrid and baseline discharges with carbon wall

Sara Moradi, Istvan Pusztai, I Voitsekhovitch et al
Nuclear Fusion. Vol. 54 (12), p. 123016-
Journal article
2013

Global delta-f neoclassical calculations in a pedestal

M. Landreman, F. I. Parra, P. J. Catto et al
55th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Denver CO, USA, Bulletin of the American Physical Society. Vol. 58 (16), p. PP8.00036-
Paper in proceedings
2013

Current driven instability in finite beta plasmas

Istvan Pusztai, P. J. Catto, F. I. Parra et al
55th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Denver CO, USA, Bulletin of the American Physical Society. Vol. 58 (16), p. PP8.00102-
Paper in proceedings
2013

Turbulent transport of impurities and their effect on energy confinement

Istvan Pusztai, Albert Mollén, Tünde Fülöp et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 55 (7), p. 074012-
Journal article
2013

Electron flow driven instability in finite beta plasmas

Istvan Pusztai, P. J. Catto, F. I. Parra et al
Proceedings of the 40th EPS conference on plasma Physics, Espoo, Finland, Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 2, p. 1098-1101
Paper in proceedings
2013

Overview of experimental results and code validation activities at Alcator C-Mod

M. et al, incl. Greenwald, Istvan Pusztai
Nuclear Fusion. Vol. 53, p. 104004-
Journal article
2013

Kinetic effects on a tokamak pedestal ion flow, ion heat transport and bootstrap current

P. J. Catto, F. I. Parra, G. Kagan et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 55 (4)
Journal article
2013

Microtearing modes in spherical and conventional tokamaks

Sara Moradi, Istvan Pusztai, Guttenfelder W et al
Nuclear Fusion. Vol. 53 (6), p. 063025 -
Journal article
2013

Impurity peaking in tokamaks

Albert Mollén, Istvan Pusztai, Tünde Fülöp et al
Proceedings of 40th European Physical Society meeting on Plasma Physics. Vol. 2, p. 1034-1037
Paper in proceedings
2013

Impurity transport in trapped electron mode driven turbulence

Albert Mollén, Istvan Pusztai, Tünde Fülöp et al
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 20 (032310)
Journal article
2012

Effect of poloidal asymmetries on impurity peaking in tokamaks

Albert Mollén, Istvan Pusztai, Tünde Fülöp et al
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 19 (5), p. 052307-
Journal article
2012

Impurity transport due to electromagnetic drift wave turbulence

Sara Moradi, Istvan Pusztai, Albert Mollén et al
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 19 (3), p. 032301-
Journal article
2012

Poloidal density asymmetries due to ion cyclotron resonance heating

Yevgen Kazakov, Tünde Fülöp, Istvan Pusztai et al
Proceedings of 39th European Physical Society meeting on Plasma Physics and 16th International Congress on Plasma Physics, p. P2.083-
Paper in proceedings
2012

Neoclassical Theory of Pedestal Flows and Comparison with Alcator C-Mod Measurements

G. Kagan, K. D. Marr, Istvan Pusztai et al
Contributions to Plasma Physics. Vol. 52 (5-6), p. 365 - 371
Journal article
2012

Effect of poloidal asymmetries on impurity peaking in tokamaks

Albert Mollén, Istvan Pusztai, Tünde Fülöp et al
Proceedings of 39th European Physical Society meeting on Plasma Physics and 16th International Congress on Plasma Physics, p. P4.028-
Paper in proceedings
2012

Effect of plasma shaping and resonance location on minority ion temperature anisotropy in tokamak plasmas heated with ICRH

Yevgen Kazakov, Tünde Fülöp, Istvan Pusztai et al
Journal of Physics: Conference Series. Vol. 401, p. 012011-
Journal article
2012

Three-dimensional modeling of beam emission spectroscopy measurements in fusion plasmas

David Guszejnov, Gergö Pokol, Istvan Pusztai et al
Review of Scientific Instruments. Vol. 83 (11), p. 113501-
Journal article
2012

Poloidal asymmetries due to ion cyclotron resonance heating

Yevgen Kazakov, Istvan Pusztai, Tünde Fülöp et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 54 (10), p. 105010-
Journal article
2012

Impurity transport due to micro-tearing modes in spherical and conventional tokamaks

Sara Moradi, Istvan Pusztai, W Guttenfelder et al
Proceedings of the 24th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, p. TH/P3-05
Paper in proceedings
2011

A possible mechanism responsible for generating impurity outward flow under radio frequency heating

Sara Moradi, Tünde Fülöp, Albert Mollén et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 53 (11), p. 115008-
Journal article
2011

Isotope mass and charge effects in tokamak plasmas

Istvan Pusztai, J. Candy, P. Gohil et al
38th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2011, EPS 2011. Strasbourg, 27 June - 1 July 2011, p. 1728-1731
Paper in proceedings
2011

Applications of the RENATE beam emission spectroscopy simulator

David Guszejnov, G.I. Pokol, Istvan Pusztai et al
38th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2011, EPS 2011. Strasbourg, 27 June - 1 July 2011, p. 753-756
Paper in proceedings
2011

Turbulent and neoclassical transport in tokamak plasmas

Istvan Pusztai
Doctoral thesis
2011

Isotope mass and charge effects in tokamak plasmas

Istvan Pusztai, Jeff Candy, P. Gohil
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 18 (12), p. 122501-
Journal article
2011

Characteristics of microinstabilities in electron cyclotron and ohmic heated discharges

Istvan Pusztai, Sara Moradi, Tünde Fülöp et al
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 18 (8), p. 082506-
Journal article
2011

The effect of poloidal asymmetries on impurity transport driven by electrostatic microinstabilities

Albert Mollén, Sara Moradi, Tünde Fülöp et al
53rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, p. JP9.00160-
Conference contribution
2011

The role of poloidal asymmetries in impurity transport

Tünde Fülöp, Sara Moradi, Albert Mollén et al
38th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2011, EPS 2011. Strasbourg, 27 June - 1 July 2011, p. 957-960
Paper in proceedings
2011

A unified treatment of kinetic effects in a tokamak pedestal

Peter J. Catto, Grigory Kagan, Matt Landreman et al
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 53, p. 054004-
Journal article
2010

Neoclassical plateau regime transport in a tokamak pedestal

Istvan Pusztai, P. J. Catto
37th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2010, EPS 2010; Dublin; Ireland; 21 June 2010 through 25 June 2010. Vol. 1, p. 509-512
Paper in proceedings
2010

Impurity transport driven by ion temperature gradient turbulence in tokamak plasmas

Tünde Fülöp, Stefanie Braun, Istvan Pusztai
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 17 (6), p. 062501-
Journal article
2010

Neoclassical Plateau Regime Transport in a Tokamak Pedestal

Istvan Pusztai, Peter J. Catto
Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 34A, p. P1.1082-
Conference contribution
2010

Impurity transport driven by electrostatic turbulence in tokamak plasmas

Tünde Fülöp, Stefanie Braun, Istvan Pusztai
Paper in proceedings
2010

Neoclassical plateau regime transport in a tokamak pedestal

Istvan Pusztai, Peter J. Catto
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. Vol. 52 (7), p. 075016-
Journal article
2010

Impurity transport driven by electrostatic turbulence in tokamak plasmas

Tünde Fülöp, Stefanie Braun, Istvan Pusztai
Paper in proceedings
2009

Deconvolution-based correction of alkali beam emission spectroscopy density profile measurements

Istvan Pusztai, Gergö Pokol, Dániel Dunai et al
Review of Scientific Instruments. Vol. 80 (8), p. 083502-
Journal article
2009

Modelling and measuring transport in fusion plasmas

Istvan Pusztai
Licentiate thesis
2009

Collisional model of quasilinear transport driven by toroidal electrostatic ion temperature gradient modes

Istvan Pusztai, Tünde Fülöp, Jeff Candy et al
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 16 (7), p. 072305-
Journal article
2009

Reconstruction of plasma edge density profile from Lithium beam data using statistical analysis

Sándor Kálvin, Gábor Anda, Dániel Dunai et al
Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 33E, p. P-5.211
Conference contribution
2008

Collisionality dependence of the quasilinear particle flux due to microinstabilities

Tünde Fülöp, Istvan Pusztai, Per Helander
Physics of Plasmas. Vol. 15 (7), p. 072308-
Journal article
2008

Quasilinear transport fluxes driven by electrostatic microinstabilities in tokamaks

Tünde Fülöp, Istvan Pusztai, Per Helander
Proceedings of 22nd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Geneva, p. TH/P8-28
Paper in proceedings
2008

On the quasilinear transport fluxes driven by microinstabilities in tokamaks

Istvan Pusztai, Tünde Fülöp, Per Helander
Proceedings of the 35th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Hersonissos, 2008. Vol. 32 (1), p. 305-308
Paper in proceedings
2007

Capabilities of alkali Beam Emission Spectroscopy for density profile and fluctuation measurements

Istvan Pusztai, Dániel Dunai, Gergö Pokol et al
Proceedings of the 34th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Warszawa. Vol. 31 F, p. P2.137-
Paper in proceedings