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Emeritus Professor Robert Dewar

Department Centre for Plasmas and Fluids
Office phone (02) 612 52949
Email
Skype rldewar
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arXiv pre-prints

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Spectrum of multi-region-relaxed magnetohydrodynamic modes in topologically toroidal geometry
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 59 (2017) 17pp
arXiv:1608.04939v2
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Variational formulation of relaxed and multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamics
Journal of Plasma Physics 81 (2015) 515810604
arXiv:1509.00240v2
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Plasmoid solutions of the Hahm--Kulsrud--Taylor equilibrium model
Physics of Plasmas 20 (2013)
arXiv:1304.6273v1
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Generalised action-angle coordinates defined on island chains
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 55 (2013) 014004/1-5
arXiv:1204.0308v2
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Dressed test particles, oscillation centres and pseudo-orbits
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 54 (2012) 8
arXiv:1107.5201v3
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Nonaxisymmetric, multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamic equilibrium solutions
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 54 (2012) 1-7
arXiv:1107.5202v2
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Unified Theory of Ghost and Quadratic-Flux-Minimizing Surfaces
Journal of Plasma and Fusion Research 9 (2010) 487-490
arXiv:1001.0483v3

The Screened Field of a Test Particle
In Celebration of K C Hines (2010) 47-73
arXiv:0912.4148v3
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Action-gradient-minimizing pseudo-orbits and almost-invariant tori
Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 17 (2012) 2062-2073
arXiv:1104.5609v1
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Are ghost surfaces quadratic-flux-minimizing?
Physics Letters A 373 (2009) 4409-4415
arXiv:0909.2096v2
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Adiabatic Wave-Particle Interaction Revisited
Plasma and Fusion Research 4 (2009) 1-6
arXiv:0901.4397v1
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MHD Memes
Plasma theory, wave kinetics, nonlinear dynamics: Kaufmanfest 2007 169 (2009) 8
arXiv:0810.2392v1
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Relaxed plasma equilibria and entropy-related plasma self-organization principles
Entropy 10 (2008) 621-634
arXiv:0810.0825v1
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Bifurcation in electrostatic resistive drift wave turbulence
Physics of Plasmas 14 (2007) 102312 1-8
arXiv:0708.4317v1
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Zonal flow generation by modulational instability
Frontiers in Turbulence and Coherent Structures: proceedings of the COSNet/CSIRO Workshop on Turbulence and Coherent Structures in Fluids, Plasmas and Nonlinear Media (2007) 415-430
arXiv:physics/0610016v2
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Quantum chaos? Genericity and nongenericity in the MHD spectrum of nonaxisymmetric toroidal plasmas
Journal of the Korean Physical Society 50 (2007) 112-117
arXiv:physics/0608304v1
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Quantum chaos theory and the spectrum of ideal-MHD instabilities in toroidal plasmas
International Toki Conference (ITC 2004) (2004) 40-44
arXiv:physics/0409070v1
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Statistical characterization of the interchange-instability spectrum of a separable ideal-magnetohydrodynamic model system
Physical Review E-Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics 70 (2004) 066409 (11)
arXiv:physics/0405095v1
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A comparison of incompressible limits for resistive plasmas
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 46 (2004) 1027-1038
arXiv:physics/0405002v1
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Anderson-Localized Ballooning Modes in General Toroidal Plasmas
Physics of Plasmas 7 (2000) 2302-2305
arXiv:physics/9909063v1
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Quasilinear theory of collisionless Fermi acceleration in a multicusp magnetic confinement geometry
Physical Review E-Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics 60 (1999) 7400-7411
arXiv:chao-dyn/9905014v2

Publications

Book

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Fundamental Fluid Mechanics and Magnetohydrodynamics
Springer, Singapore (2016) 1-279

(1 publications)

Book editor

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Complex Physical, Biophysical and Econophysical Systems
World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore (2010) 388
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Plasma Physics: Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Plasma Physics, ICPP2002
American Institute of Physics (AIP), New York (2003) ?

(2 publications)

Book chapter


The Screened Field of a Test Particle
In Celebration of K C Hines
World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore (2010) 47-73
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Nonlinear Simulation of Drift Wave Turbulence
Frontiers in Turbulence and Coherent Structures: proceedings of the COSNet/CSIRO Workshop on Turbulence and Coherent Structures in Fluids, Plasmas and Nonlinear Media
World Scientific Publishing Company, New Jersey, USA (2007) 431-442
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Zonal Flow Generation by Modulational Instabiity
Frontiers in Turbulence and Coherent Structures: proceedings of the COSNet/CSIRO Workshop on Turbulence and Coherent Structures in Fluids, Plasmas and Nonlinear Media
World Scientific Publishing Company, New Jersey, USA (2007) 415-430
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A Broken Degeneracy in the Resistive MHD Spectrum
Plasma Physics: Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Plasma Physics, ICPP2002
American Institute of Physics (AIP), New York (2003) 577-580
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Bifurcation and Metamorphosis of Plasma Turbulence-Shear Flow Dynamics: The Path to the Top of the Hill
Plasma Physics: Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Plasma Physics, ICPP2002
American Institute of Physics (AIP), New York (2003) 711-714
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Non-Linear Dynamics
Complex Systems
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2000) 165-249

(6 publications)

Journal article

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Multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamics in plasmas with slowly changing boundaries --- resonant response of a plasma slab
Physics of Plasmas 24, 4() 042507 19
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Variational formulation of relaxed and multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamics
Journal of Plasma Physics 81, 6() 515810604
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Multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamics with flow
Physics of Plasmas 21, 4() 9
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Multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamics with anisotropy and flow
Physics of Plasmas 21, 7() 072512/ 1-10
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Generalized action-angle coordinates defined on island chains
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 55, 1() 014004/1-5
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Plasmoid solutions of the Hahm-Kulsrud-Taylor equilibrium model
Physics of Plasmas 20, 8()
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Minimally Constrained Model of Self-Organized Helical States in Reversed-Field Pinches
Physical Review Letters 111, 5() 055003
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Computation of multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamic equilibria
Physics of Plasmas 19, 11() 112502/1-18
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Helical bifurcation and tearing mode in a plasma-a description based on Casimir foliation
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 45, 36() 365502
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Non-axisymmetric, multi-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamic equilibrium solutions
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 54, 1() 1-7
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Action-gradient-minimizing pseudo-orbits and almost-invariant tori
Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 17, 5() 2062-2073
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Dressed test particles, oscillation centres and pseudo-orbits
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 54, 1() 8
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Diamagnetic drift stabilized ballooning modes in a 3D heliotron
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 54, 1() 1-7
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A reduced global Alfven eigenmodes model for Mirnov array data on the H-1NF heliac
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 53, 8() 14
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Derivation of the Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation by The Derivative Perturbation Expansion Method
International Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences (IJBAS-IJENS) 11, 2() 120-124
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Hamilton-Jacobi theory for continuation of magnetic field across a toroidal surface supporting a plasma pressure discontinuity
Physics Letters A 374, 33() 3308-3314
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Model Data Fusion: developing Bayesian inversion to constrain equilibrium and mode structure
Journal of Plasma and Fusion Research 9() 479-486
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Unified Theory of Ghost and Quadratic-Flux-Minimizing Surfaces
Journal of Plasma and Fusion Research 9() 487-490
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Magnetohydrodynamic stability of plasmas with ideal and relaxed regions
Journal of Plasma Physics 75, 5() 637-659
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Are ghost surfaces quadratic-flux-minimizing?
Physics Letters A 373() 4409-4415
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Relaxed MHD states of a multiple region plasma
Nuclear Fusion 49, 065019() 7
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Adiabatic Wave-Particle Interaction Revisited
Plasma and Fusion Research 4, 001() 1-6
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Relaxed Plasma Equilibria and Entropy-Related Plasma Self-Organization Principles
Entropy 10() 621-634
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Quantum Chaos? Genericity and Nongenericity in the MHD Spectrum of Nonaxisymmetric Toroidal Plasmas
Journal of the Korean Physical Society 50, 1() 112-117
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Bifurcation in Electrostatic Resistive Drift Wave Turbulence
Physics of Plasmas 14() 102312 1-8
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Equilibria and stability in partially relaxed plasma-vacuum systems
Nuclear Fusion 47, 8() 746-753
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Stepped Pressure Profile Equilibria in Cylindrical Plasmas via Partial Taylor Relaxation
Journal of Plasma Physics 72, 6() 1167-1171
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Stellarator Stability with Respect to Global Kinetic Ballooning Modes
Nuclear Fusion 46() 477-486
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Quantum Chaos Analysis of the Ideal Interchange Spectrum in a Stellarator
Journal of Plasma Physics 72, 6() 1239-1242

Charge to the astro brigade [4]
Physics Today 58, 11() 15-
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Statistical Characterization of the Interchange-Instability Spectrum of a Separable Ideal-Magnetohydrodynamic Model System
Physical Review E-Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics 70, 6() 066409 11
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A Comparison of Incompressible Limits for Resistive Plasmas
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 46() 1027-1038
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Spectrum of Global Ideal-magnetohydrodynamic Three-dimensional Ballooning Modes
Space Science Reviews 107, 1-2() 349-352
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Turbulent Edge Structure Formation in Complex Configurations
Physics of Plasmas 10() 3684-3691

Bruce Sween Liley
Physics Today 55, 5() 78-

Asymptotology - A Cautionary Tale
ANZIAM Journal 44() 33-40
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"Strong "Quantum" Chaos in the Global Ballooning Mode Spectrum of Three-Dimensional Plasmas"
Physical Review Letters 86, 11() 2321-2324
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A Walk in the Parameter Space of L-H Transitions without Stepping on or Through the Cracks
Journal of Plasma and Fusion Research ?, 4() 266-270
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Singularity Theory Study of Overdetermination in Models for L-H Transitions
Physical Review Letters 84() 3077-3080
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Anderson-Localized Ballooning Modes in General Toroidal Plasmas
Physics of Plasmas 7, 6() 2302-2305
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Quasilinear theory of collisionless Fermi Acceleration in a multicusp magnetic confinement geometry
Physical Review E-Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics 60, 6() 7400-7411
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Overview of Australian Activities of Fusion Neutronics
Fusion Engineering and Design 45() 117-126
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Analysis of Perturbed Magnetic Fields via Construction of Nearby Integrable Fields
Physics of Plasmas 6() 1532-1538

Theory and simulation of rotational shear stabilization of turbulence
Physics of Plasmas 5, 5 PART 1() 1784-1792

(49 publications)

Conference paper

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MHD memes
Plasma theory, wave kinetics, nonlinear dynamics: Kaufmanfest 2007 169() 8
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Stability for Kinetic Ballooning Modes in Stellarators
National Congress Australian Institute of Physics 2005 ?, ?() 235-1-4
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Spacing Statistics of Model Spectra Related to Farey Sequences
National Congress Australian Institute of Physics 2005 ?, ?() PTH 41
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Quantum Chaos Theory and the Spectrum of Ideal-MHD Instabilities in Toroidal Plasmas
International Toki Conference (ITC 2004) ?, ?() 40-44
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Symmetry and singularities in a low-dimensional model of a complex system. A back door approach to the physics of L-H transitions
IPELS-2001 ?, ?() 73-76

(5 publications)

Conference written presentation

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Configurational Effects on Stability and Confinement in the H-1NF Heliac
International Atomic Energy Agency Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2008) ?, ?()
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"Equilibria and stability in partially relaxed plasma-vacuum systems"
International Atomic Energy Agency Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2006) ?, ?()
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Complex Nonlinear Lagrangian for the Hasegawa-Mima Equation
International Atomic Energy Agency Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2004) ?, ?() P6-1
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Finite Larmor Radius Effects and Quantum Chaos
International Congress on Plasma Physics (ICCP 2004) ?, ?() online

(4 publications)

Journal short contribution (non refereed)

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Anderson Localization and Ballooning Eigenfunctions
Chinese Physics Letters ?() 33-35

(1 publications)

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