# The GBS code for the self-consistent simulation of plasma turbulence and kinetic neutral dynamics in the tokamak boundary

@article{Giacomin2021TheGC, title={The GBS code for the self-consistent simulation of plasma turbulence and kinetic neutral dynamics in the tokamak boundary}, author={M. Giacomin and Paolo Ricci and A. Coroado and Gilles Fourestey and Davide Galassi and Emmanuel Lanti and Davide Mancini and Nicolas Richart and L. Stenger and Nicola Varini}, journal={J. Comput. Phys.}, year={2021}, volume={463}, pages={111294} }

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