Turbulent Energy Transfer in Space Plasmas

29-31 Aug 2023
École Centrale de Lyon Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d'Acoustique 36 avenue Guy de Collongue Écully, 69134 FRANCE - France (France)

https://turb-space.sciencesconf.org

The 99% of the visible universe is made of plasma, a gas of charged particles known as the "fourth state" of the matter, in addition to the solid, liquid and ordinary gas state. Plasma flows are ubiquitous in nature - pervading the Earth's environment through the interplanetary space - while hot and cold plasmas are operated every day in research, industrial and public facilities, with state of the art plasma technologies being already at the base of modern fusion reactors, aerospace engineering, navigation and telecommunications infrastructures. Advancing fundamental research on plasmas it is therefore critical to support the development of sectors which are strategic at national and international level and to underpin the many technological applications of plasmas, such as the development of devices for the production of clean nuclear energy, or the implementation of models for the so called "space weather", which is becoming critical given our growing dependence from satellite communications. The CNRS and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) in France are involved in several missions for the investigation of non-linear dynamics in complex plasmas in the outer space and the development of models to predict the effects of their coupling with the Earth's magnetosphere. Quantifying the cross-scale energy transfer is one of the major long-standing problems in turbulent space plasmas. The goal of this workshop is to address open questions involving multi-scale energy transport, dissipation, and particle energization in turbulent plasmas, with an emphasis on the synergy between state-of-art kinetic simulations and in-situ multi-spacecraft observations with current missions. As the community is now progressing towards cross-scale spacecraft constellations, e.g., HelioSwarm, we will identify appropriate multi-spacecraft analysis techniques that are critical to bring closure to these problems and enhance the science return of such missions. The Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) of this meeting are the members of the ISSI Team 556 led by Kieokaew R. & Yang Y. . The workshop will be supported by the ERCOFTAC SIG34 and SIG50. Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Raffaele Marino – Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d'Acoustique – CNRS, École Centrale de Lyon, France. Emmanuel Lévêque – Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d'Acoustique – CNRS, École Centrale de Lyon, France. Raffaello Foldes Doris Folini – Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d'Acoustique, École Supérieure de Lyon, France. Doris Folini – ETH, Switzerland. Rolf Walder – Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon, École Superieure de Lyon, France. Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) 1) Rungployphan Om Kieokaew – Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie (IRAP), Toulouse, France. 2) Yan Yang – Bartol Research Institute, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Delaware, USA. 3) Fan Guo – Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA. 4) Kristopher Klein – Department of Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, USA. 5) Benoit Lavraud – Laboratoire d'astrophysique de Bordeaux, Université de Bordeaux – CNRS, Bordeaux, France. 6) Bennett Maruca – Bartol Research Institute, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Delaware, USA. 7) Yasuhito Narita - Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences (IWF/ÖAW), Graz, Austria. 8) Francesco Pucci – National Research Council, Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (CNR-ISTP), Bari, Italy. 9) Owen Wyn Roberts – Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences (IWF/ÖAW), Graz, Austria. 10) Julia Stawarz – Space and Atmospheric Physics, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, UK. Vincent Génot – Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie (IRAP), Toulouse, France. 11) Theodore Broeren – Department of Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, USA. 12) Harry Lewis – Space and Atmospheric Physics, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, UK.
Scientific domain :  Artificial Intelligence - Numerical Analysis - Computational Physics - Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability - Plasma Physics

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