Wednesday, May 26

Applications III
Orbital Dynamics and Plasma Dynamics

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: Golden Cliff
Chair: Robert L. Warnock, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Orbital Dynamics

3:00-3:15 Power Limited Optimal Rendezvous Between Spacecraft
Yechiel Crispin and Virginie Guerre, Embry-Riddle University
3:20-3:35 Evolving Perturbed Hamiltonian Systems with Lie Transformations
Liam M. Healy, U. S. Naval Research Laboratory
3:40-3:55 An Optimal Control Problem for Satellite Dynamics via Wavelets
Antonina Fedorova and Michael Zeitlin, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia

Plasma Dynamics

4:00-4:15 Solutions of the Vlasov-Fokker-Planck Equation for Electrons in a Storage Ring
Robert L. Warnock, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
4:20-4:35 Experimental Observation of Chaos in a Plasma Discharge Tube
Jonathan A. Walkenstein, William B. Pardo, Torben N. Buch, Marco Monti, and Epaminondas Rosa, Jr., University of Miami
4:40-4:55 Dynamics of a Chaotic Magnetic Limiter in Tokamaks
Kai Ullmann and Iberê L. Caldas, University of São Paulo, Brazil

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