(Eds.) T. Kato and I. Murakami


Proceedings of the International Seminar on Atomic Processes in Plasmas
July 29-30, 1999, Toki, Japan

Date of publication:

Jan. 2000

Key words:

atomic process, plasma spectroscopy, excitation, recombination, charge transfer, X-ray, polarization spectroscopy, atomic database, tokamak, divertor, LHD, EBIT


The International Seminar on Atomic Processes in Plasmas (ISAPP), a satellite meeting to the ICPEAC was held July 28-29 at the National Institute for Fusion Science in Toki, Gifu, Japan. About 110 scientists attended the ISAPP meeting and discussed atomic processes and atomic data required for fusion research. This Proceedings book includes the papers of the talks, posters and panel discussion given at the meeting. The invited talks described the super configuration array method for complex spectra, near-LTE atomic kinetics, R-matrix calculations, the binary- encounter dipole model for electron-impact ionization of molecules, other calculations of molecular processes, the ADAS project and the NIFS atomic data-base, and a survey of the role of molecular processes in divertor plasmas. On the experimental side crossed-beam ion-ion collision-experiments for charge transfer, and storage-ring and EBIT measurements of ionization, excitation and dielectronic recombination cross-sections were presented, and atomic processes important for x-ray laser experiments and x-ray spectroscopy of astrophysical plasmas were described. The new method of plasma polarization spectroscopy was outlined. There was also a spectroscopic study of particle transport in JT-60U, new results for detached plasmas, and a sketch of the first hot plasma experiments with the Large Helical Device recently completed at NIFS. A panel discussion on International Data Center collaboration, chaired by Dr. Janev, included representatives of atomic data centers in Japan, US, IAEA, UK (JET project), Russia, Korea and China.

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