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LLNL principal investigator for PTRANSP national transport code collab., 4/2005—present. Led LLNL in the LLNL/GA integrated modeling collaboration, 12/1999—11/2002. General research interests: Fusion plasma physics; MHD and finite-Larmor-radius MHD; turbulent transport; multi-scale techniques; integrated modeling.
O.A. Anderson and L.L. LoDestro, “Exact solution of the envelope equations for a matched quadruple-focused beam in the zero space-charge limit,” Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 12, 054201 (6 May 2009).
B.I. Cohen, …, L.L. LoDestro, D. Ryutov, H.S. McLean, T.L. Stewart, and R.D. Wood, “The Role of the n=1 Column Mode in Spheromak Formation,” Phys. Plasmas 16, 042501 (2009).
E.B. Hooper, C.A. Romero-Talamas, L.L. LoDestro, R.D. Wood, and H.S. McLean, “Aspect-ratio effects in the driven, flux-core spheromak,” Phys. Plasmas 16, 052506 (19 May 2009.
B. Hudson, ..., L.L. LoDestro et al., “Energy confinement and magnetic field generation in the SSPX spheromak,” Phys. Plasmas 15, 056112 (2008).
M.V. Umansky, R.H. Cohen, L.L. LoDestro, X.Q. Xu, “Suite of Verification Test Problems for Edge Turbulence Simulations,” Contrib. Plasma Phys. 48, (2008) 27--31.
L.L. LoDestro, T.A. Casper, W.H. Meyer, and L. D. Pearlstein, “Corsica free-boundary scenario and controller studies for ITER,” 12th ITPA Confinement Database and Modelling TG, Lausanne (2007).
L.L LoDestro, “Comment on 'Paleoclassical transport in low-collisionality toroidal plasmas' [Phys. Plasmas 12, 092512 (2005)],” Phys. Plasmas 14, 104701 (Oct., 2007).
T.A. Casper, ..., L.L. LoDestro et al., “Evidence for anomalous effects on the current evolution in the tokamak hybrid operating scenarios,” Nucl. Fusion 47, (2007) 825-832.
M.V. Umansky et al., “Modeling of Magnetic Perturbations and Confinement in SSPX Spheromak,” Plasma Phys. Control Fusion 48 (2006), 235--244.
A.I. Shestakov, R.H. Cohen, J.A. Crotinger, L.L. LoDestro, A. Tarditi, and X.Q. Xu, “Self-Consistent Modeling of Turbulence and Transport,” J. Computational Physics 185, 399 (2003).
L.L. LoDestro et al., “Edge And Coupled Core/Edge Transport Modelling In Tokamaks,” 17th IAEA Fus. En. Conf., Yokohama (1998) paper IAEA-F1-CN-69/THP2/04.
L.L. LoDestro and L.D. Pearlstein, “On the Grad-Shafranov equation as an eigenvalue problem, with implications for q-solvers,” Phys. Plasmas 1, 90 (1994).
A.M. Dimits, L.L. LoDestro, and D.H.E. Dubin, “Gyroaveraged equations for both the gyrokinetic and drift-kinetic regimes,” Phys. Fluids B 4, 274 (1992).