Allan H. Reiman

Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
Distinguished Research Fellow, PPPL
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B.A., Physics, Harvard University, 1971

Ph.D., Physics, Princeton University, 1977


Research Interests:

  • Nonlinear three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamics
  • Computational methods in MHD
  • Innovative 3D magnetic confinement configurations


  • AST 558 Seminar in Plasma Physics
Selected Publications
  • Krommes, J. A. & Reiman, A. H. Plasma equilibrium in a magnetic field with stochastic regions. Phys Plasmas 16, 072308 (2009). 
  • Reiman, A. Stabilization of the Vertical Mode in Tokamaks by Localized Nonaxisymmetric Fields. Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 135007 (2007).
  • Reiman, A. et al. Physics design of a high β quasi-axisymmetric stellarator. Plasma Phys. Controlled Fusion 41, B273 (1999). 
  • Reiman, A. & Greenside, H. Calculation of three-dimensional MHD equilibria with islands and stochastic regions. Comput. Phys. Commun. 43, 157-167 (1986).
  • Reiman, A. et al. Recent advances in the design of quasiaxisymmetric stellarator plasma configurations. Physics of Plasmas 8, 2083-2094 (2001).   
  • Reiman, A. et al. Pressure-induced breaking of equilibrium flux surfaces in the W7AS stellarator. Nucl Fusion 47, 572 (2007).