List of Official References for the modules used in TRANSP

General references

TRANSP (original document, analysis mode)
R.J. Hawryluk, "An Empirical Approach to Tokamak Transport", in Physics of Plasmas Close to Thermonuclear Conditions, ed. by B. Coppi, et al., (CEC, Brussels, 1980), Vol. 1, pp. 19-46.
PT-SOLVER (predictive mode)
X. Yuan et al., New predictive capabilities in PTRANSP with PTSOLVER, 54th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics (2012)
X. Yuan et al., Parallel computing aspect in TRANSP with PT-SOLVER, 55th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics (2013)
TRANSP/OMFIT interface
B. A. Grierson et al, (2018) Orchestrating TRANSP Simulations for Interpretative and Predictive Tokamak Modeling with OMFIT, Fus. Sci. Techn. (2018)

Bootstrap current models

W.A. Houlberg et al., "Bootstrap Current and Neoclassical Transport in Tokamaks of Arbitrary Collisionality and Aspect Ratio", Phys. Plasmas 4 (9), Sept. 1997, pp 3230-3242.
NCLASS reference:
O.Sauter and C.Angioni, Phys of Plas 6(7), 2834 (1999)
R. Hager et al., Phys. Plasmas 23, 042503 (2016).
E. Belli and J. Candy, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, vol. 50, 095010 (2008)
E. Belli and J. Candy, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, vol. 51, 075018 (2009)
E. Belli and J. Candy, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, vol. 54, 015015 (2012)

Heating and Current Drive modules

M. Brambilla, "Numerical simulation of ion cyclotron waves in tokamak plasmas", Plasma Phys. Cont. Fusion 41, 1 (1999).
G.W. Hammett, "Fast Ion Studies of Ion Cyclotron Heating in the PLT Tokamak", Ph.D. Thesis (Princeton, 1986).
RF kick operator
J-M Kwon, C.S. Chang, S-H. Ku, Doug McCune and C.K. Phillips, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 48th meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Philadelphia (PA) (2006), Development of XGC-RF for Global Guiding-Center Particle Simulation of minority ICRH heated Plasmas in a General Tokamak Geometry,
J-M Kwon Doug McCune and C.S. Chang, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 49th meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Orlando (FL) (2007), Enhancement of NUBEAM for the simulation of fast ion and RF-wave interaction based on the quasi-linear theory
R.W. Harvey and M.G. McCoy, Proceedings of the IAEA Technical Committee on Advances in Simulation and Modeling of Thermonuclear plasmas, 489, Vienna, IAEA. (1993)
GENRAY, adjoint calculations
A.P. Smirnov A.P. et al, Proceedings of the 15th Workshop on ECE and ECRH, 301, World scientific (2009)
C.F.F. Karney and N.J. Fisch, Phys. Plasmas 28 116 (1985)
C.F.F. Karney, N.J. Fisch and A.H. Reiman, in Radio-Frequency power in plasmas, 190 430 (1989) AIP Conf. Proc.
G.D. Kerbel and M.G. McCoy, Phys. Fluids 28, 3629 (1985)
GENRAY/CQL3D interface in TRANSP
F. M. Poli et al, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 58, 095001 (2016).
Kritz A.H. et al 1982 Heating in toroidal plasmas Proc. 3rd Joint Varenna-Grenoble Int. Symp. (Grenoble, France, 1982) (Brussels: Commission of the European Communities) p 707
"TORBEAM 2.0, a paraxial beam tracing code for electron-cyclotron beams in fusion plasmas for extended physics applications", E. Poli et al., Comp. Phys. Comm. 225, 36 (2018).
D.W. Ignat et al, Nucl. Fusion 34 837 (1994)
A. Pankin, D. McCune, R. Andre et al., "The Tokamak Monte Carlo Fast Ion Module NUBEAM in the National Transport Code Collaboration Library", Computer Physics Communications Vol. 159, No. 3 (2004) 157-184.

Equilibrium solvers

R. Andre "TRANSP/PTRANSP Isolver Free Boundary Equilibrium Solver", presented at APS-DPP 2012
L.L. LoDestro and L.D. Pearlstein, Physics of Plasmas 1, 90 (1994)
S.P.Hirshman and J.C.Whitson, PHYS.FLUIDS 26, 3553 (1983)
S.P.Hirshman and H.K.Meier, PHYS.FLUIDS 28, 1387 (1985)
S.P.Hirshman and D.K.Lee, COMP.PHYS.COMM. 39, 161 (1986)


NTCC pedestal module
T. Onjun T., Bateman G., Kritz A.H and Hammett G., Phys. Plasmas 9 5018 (2002)
O.Meneghini et al, Nuclear Fusion 57, 086034 (2017).
NTM module
E. Fredrickson et al, Phys. Plasmas 7 4112 (2000)
Interface for NTM control
F.M. Poli et al, Nucl. Fusion 58 016007 (2018)
Sawtooth model
B.B. Kadomtsev, Sov. J. Plasma Phys. 1 (1975) 389.
F. Porcelli, Plas. Phys. and Cont. Fusion 38 (1996) 2163.
Kick model
Podestà M. et al 2014 Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 56 055003
Podestà M. et al 2017 Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 59 095008

Atomic physics

C.F. Barnett et al, Atomic Data for Fusion, Vol. 1, Collisions of H, He, and Li Atoms and Ions with Atoms and Molecules, ORNL-6086/V1 (July 1990)
R.A. Phaneuf, R.K. Janev, M.S. Pindzola, Atomic Data for Fusion, Vol. 5, Collisions of Carbon and Oxygen Ions with Electrons, H, H2, and He, ORNL-6090/V5 (5th volume of ORNL-6086) (Feb. 1987).
R.K. Janev, W.D. Langer, K. Evans Jr., D.E. Post, Jr., Elementary Processes in Hydrogen-Helium Plasmas, Springer-Verlag, 1987
(pre-ADAS) excited states correction for energetic beam neutral deposition
R.K. Janev, C.D. Boley, D.E. Post, Nucl. Fusion 29 2125 (1989)
Cross-sections for nuclear fusion reactions
H-S. Bosch, Review of Data and Formulas for Fusion Cross-sections, IPP I/252 (Sept 1990)