PSI26 - 12>17 May 2024

All you need to know about PSI 26th Edition

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, the International Program Committee, and the International Advisory Committee, we are pleased to invite you to the 26th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interaction in Controlled Fusion Devices (PSI-26), in Marseille, France, from May 12th to May 17th, 2024. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the PSI conferences, following the first one held at the Argonne National Laboratory in the United States in 1974.

The event is organized by the Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA), a key player in research, development and innovation, which leads fusion research in France, in collaboration with Aix-Marseille University (AMU), a research-intensive and multidisciplinary university with 80,000 students.

The conference venue is an hour's drive from ITER.

The conference will be held face-to-face only at the Palais du Pharo, which offers a unique view of the old port and world-class facilities. Marseille is a dynamic, multi-faceted city, renowned for its gastronomy, its Calanques National Park and its breathtaking scenery, as well as its position as the gateway to Provence.

A satellite meeting, the “17th International Workshop on Hydrogen Isotopes in Fusion Reactor materials” will be organized in French Alps.

To be on the mailing list for future PSI-26 announcements, please email the secretariat if you have not received the PSI-26 announcement by the end of September.

We sincerely hope that the conference will provide an opportunity to share the latest developments and open questions in this field, which are of vital importance for the realization of nuclear fusion energy.

We are counting on your participation and your scientific contribution to make PSI-26 a resounding success!

Portrait André Grosman

André Grosman, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France

Portrait Marc Missirlian

Marc Missirlian, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France

Portrait Yannick Marandet

Yannick Marandet, CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France

  • International Advisory committee
  • Rajesh Maingi, (PPPL, Princeton, USA)
  • Volker Philipps, (FZJ, Juelich, Germany)
  • Jiangang Li, (ASIPP, Hefei, China)
  • André Grosman, (CEA, St. Paul lez Durance, France)
  • Alexander Romannikov, (Triniti, Moscow, Russia)
  • Zensho Yoshida, (NIFS, Toki, Japan)
  • Local Organizing Committee
  • Marc Missirlian (chair), CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Régis Bisson, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France
  • Mathilde Diez, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Alan Durif, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Caroline Hernandez, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Sylvie Gibert, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Floriane Leblond, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Sara Ploquin-Donzenac, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France
  • Véronique Poli, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Hélène Roche, CEA, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
  • Program committee
  • Yannick Marandet (Chair), CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France
  • Dan Brunner, Commonwealth Fusion Systems, Devens MA, USA
  • Yuri Gasparian, MEPHI, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Andreas Kirschner, FZJ, Jülich, Germany
  • Sergei Krasheninnikov, UCSD, La Jolla CA, USA
  • Hyungho Lee, KFE, Deajeon, South Korea
  • Suguru Masuzaki, NIFS, Toki, Japan
  • Tomohide Nakano, QST, Naka, Japan
  • Holger Reimerdes, EPFL, Lausanne, Swizterland
  • Vlad Soukhanovskii, LLNL, Livermore CA, USA
  • Liang Wang, ASIPP, Hefei, China
  • Marco Wischmeier, IPP, Garching, Germany
  • A. Physics Processes at the Plasma Material Interface
  • B. Material Erosion, Migration, Mixing, and Dust Formation
  • C. Plasma Fueling, Particle Exhaust and Control, Tritium Retention
  • D. Wall Conditioning and Tritium Removal Techniques
  • E. Impurity Sources, Transport and Control
  • F. Edge and Divertor Plasma Physics
  • G. Power Exhaust, Plasma Detachment and Heat Load Control
  • H. Far SOL Transport and Plasma Wall Interaction in Main Chamber
  • I. Plasma Edge and First Wall Diagnostics
  • J. Plasma Exhaust and Plasma Material Interactions for Fusion Reactors