Gysela5D GYSELA5D: a code
GYrokinetic SEmi-LAgrangian in 5D

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-The Gysela 5D code models the electrostatic branch of the Ion Temperature Gradient turbulence in tokamak plasmas.+The Gysela 5D code models the electrostatic branch of the Ion Temperature Gradient turbulence in tokamak plasmas. It has been developed at CEA (http://​irfm.cea.fr/​) ​ in collaboration with several partners (INRIA, University of Strasbourg, University of Nancy, IPP Garching ...).
  
 Gysela is a 5D full-f and flux-driven gyrokinetic code. As such, it evolves in time the five-dimensional (3D in configuration space, 2D in velocity space) ion distribution function. For now, Gysela assumes electrons to be adiabatic and considers a global simplified magnetic geometry (concentric toroidal magnetic flux surfaces with circular cross-sections). The code simulates the full ion distribution function without any scale separation between equilibrium and fluctuations ("​full-f"​). Gysela is a 5D full-f and flux-driven gyrokinetic code. As such, it evolves in time the five-dimensional (3D in configuration space, 2D in velocity space) ion distribution function. For now, Gysela assumes electrons to be adiabatic and considers a global simplified magnetic geometry (concentric toroidal magnetic flux surfaces with circular cross-sections). The code simulates the full ion distribution function without any scale separation between equilibrium and fluctuations ("​full-f"​).