July 6-7 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria


First Announcement

Next Deadline

Abstract submission:
1 May

EFTSOMP2009 - Workshop on Electric Fields, Turbulence
                 and Self-Organisation in Magnetized Plasmas

The workshop is organised as a satellite meeting of the 36th EPS Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics (EPS2009).

Date: July 6-7, 2009
Location: Hilton Sofia hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria


- Theory of turbulent transport (self-organisation, structure formation)
- Turbulence simulation
- Self-regulation of turbulent transport and improved confinement regimes
- Physics of ELMs and blob transport in the SOL
- Turbulence measurements and comparison with theory/simulation
- Diagnostic techniques for electric fields and fluctuations

International Advisory Board

Sandor Zoletnik (Chair, KFKI RMKI, Hungary)
Guido Van Oost (Honorary Chair, Ghent University, Belgium)
Jose Boedo (UCSD , USA) 
Gerard Bonhomme (University Henri Poincare France)
Evgeniy Gusakov (IOFFE, Russia)
Yasuji Hamada (NIFS, Japan)
Jukka Heikkinen (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)

Carlos Hidalgo (CIEMAT, Spain)
Peter Lang (IPP, Germany)
Emilio Martines (Consorzio RFX, Italy)
Alexander Melnikov (RRC Kurchatov Institute, Russia)
Carlos Silva (IST, CFN, Portugal)
Jan Stockel (IPP, Czech Republic)
Uli Stroth (IEAP, Germany)
Michael Tendler (KTH, Sweden)
Yuhong Xu (ERM/KMS, Belgium)

Organising Committee

Sandor Zoletnik (KFKI RMKI - HAS)
Eva Belonohy (KFKI RMKI - HAS) - secretary of workshop 
       (belonohy (at) rmki.kfki.hu)

Contact information:
    KFKI - Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics 
    Plasma Physics Department 
    Budapest H-1121, Konkoly Thege Miklos ut 29-33 
    Tel: +36-1-3922222/1476 
    E-mail: eftsomp2009 (at) rmki.kfki.hu  


Oral presentations are envisaged. Overhead and data projectors will be available.

Separate sections are foreseen in Diagnostics, Simulations and Fluctuation studies among others. A section will consist of an invited talk (35+5), oral contributions (20+5), finally a summary and a round table discussion.


Participants are invited to register by sending an E-mail to eftsomp2009 (at) rmki.kfki.hu . Please include your name, affiliation and institute's address.

Fees: 160 euro. Invoice and information on the payment will be sent to each participant after acceptance of abstracts.


A special rate is provided at the Hilton Sofia Hotel for our participants for the duration of the EPS conference and the EFTSOMP workshop. Single room: 80 euro/day, double room: 90 euro/day. A link for the room reservation will be sent to the registered participants.


Abstract deadline: 1 May (extended)

Notification of acceptance:
15 May (extended)