Journal of Plasma Physics

(The TQCC of Journal of Plasma Physics is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Overview of the SPARC tokamak204
MHD turbulence: a biased review59
Predictions of core plasma performance for the SPARC tokamak51
Divertor heat flux challenge and mitigation in SPARC46
On the violation of the zeroth law of turbulence in space plasmas39
MHD stability and disruptions in the SPARC tokamak38
A new frontier in laboratory physics: magnetized electron–positron plasmas35
Runaway dynamics in the DT phase of ITER operations in the presence of massive material injection34
Multi-scale dynamics of magnetic flux tubes and inverse magnetic energy transfer30
Physics basis for the ICRF system of the SPARC tokamak30
Investigation of turbulent transport regimes in the tokamak edge by using two-fluid simulations29
Diagnosing collisionless energy transfer using field–particle correlations: Alfvén-ion cyclotron turbulence29
Reconnection and particle acceleration in three-dimensional current sheet evolution in moderately magnetized astrophysical pair plasma28
Magnetohydrodynamics of protoplanetary discs28
Fluctuation dynamo in a weakly collisional plasma27
Conservative discontinuous Galerkin schemes for nonlinear Dougherty–Fokker–Planck collision operators27
Zonally dominated dynamics and Dimits threshold in curvature-driven ITG turbulence26
Isotope dependence of energy, momentum and particle confinement in tokamaks25
A tutorial on radio frequency sheath physics for magnetically confined fusion devices24
Long-term dynamics driven by resonant wave–particle interactions: from Hamiltonian resonance theory to phase space mapping23
Projections of H-mode access and edge pedestal in the SPARC tokamak22
On particle acceleration and transport in plasmas in the Galaxy: theory and observations22
Effects of magnetic perturbations and radiation on the runaway avalanche21
Three-dimensional magnetic reconnection in particle-in-cell simulations of anisotropic plasma turbulence21
Spatiotemporal analysis of the runaway distribution function from synchrotron images in an ASDEX Upgrade disruption20
Nonlinear gyrokinetic PIC simulations in stellarators with the code EUTERPE20
Status of the SPARC physics basis20
Advancing the physics basis for quasi-helically symmetric stellarators19
Turbulent impurity transport simulations in Wendelstein 7-X plasmas18
On quasisymmetric plasma equilibria sustained by small force18
Turbulence mitigation in maximum-J stellarators with electron-density gradient18
Fast-ion physics in SPARC17
Relativistic non-thermal particle acceleration in two-dimensional collisionless magnetic reconnection17
Nonlinear electromagnetic interplay between fast ions and ion-temperature-gradient plasma turbulence17
Self-sustaining sound in collisionless, high-β plasma16
Magnetic well and Mercier stability of stellarators near the magnetic axis16
Physics basis for the Wisconsin HTS Axisymmetric Mirror (WHAM)16
Global electromagnetic turbulence simulations of W7-X-like plasmas with GENE-3D15
Electromagnetic counterparts of compact binary mergers15
Plasma flow suppression by the linear helical mirror system15
Radial distribution of the plasma potential in a cylindrical plasma column with a longitudinal magnetic field15
Weak Alfvénic turbulence in relativistic plasmas. Part 2. current sheets and dissipation15
Unitary quantum lattice simulations for Maxwell equations in vacuum and in dielectric media15
Combined plasma–coil optimization algorithms14
Topological phase in plasma physics14
Impact of wiggler magnetic field on wakefield generation and electron acceleration by Gaussian, super-Gaussian and Bessel–Gaussian laser pulses propagating in collisionless plasma14
A field–particle correlation analysis of a perpendicular magnetized collisionless shock14
On the polarization of shear Alfvén and acoustic continuous spectra in toroidal plasmas13
Kinetic entropy-based measures of distribution function non-Maxwellianity: theory and simulations13
A compact exact law for compressible isothermal Hall magnetohydrodynamic turbulence13
Compton scattering in particle-in-cell codes13
Constructing precisely quasi-isodynamic magnetic fields13
First experiments on ICRF discharge generation by a W7-X-like antenna in the Uragan-2M stellarator13
Multidimensional Iterative Filtering: a new approach for investigating plasma turbulence in numerical simulations13
Comparison between mirror Langmuir probe and gas-puff imaging measurements of intermittent fluctuations in the Alcator C-Mod scrape-off layer13
An approximate analytic solution to the coupled problems of coronal heating and solar-wind acceleration12
How eigenmode self-interaction affects zonal flows and convergence of tokamak core turbulence with toroidal system size12
General dispersion properties of magnetized plasmas with drifting bi-Kappa distributions. DIS-K: Dispersion Solver for Kappa Plasmas12
Measures of quasisymmetry for stellarators12
Planar and non-planar nucleus-acoustic solitary waves in warm degenerate multi-nucleus plasmas12
A single-field-period quasi-isodynamic stellarator12
A hybrid full-wave Markov chain approach to calculating radio-frequency wave scattering from scrape-off layer filaments12
Regulation of the normalized rate of driven magnetic reconnection through shocked flux pileup12
A relativistic particle pusher for ultra-strong electromagnetic fields11
Slab-geometry surface waves on steep gradients and the origin of related numerical issues in a variety of ICRF codes11
Quasilinear gyrokinetic theory: a derivation of QuaLiKiz11
Scaling of the Hosking integral in decaying magnetically dominated turbulence11
Mapping the space of quasisymmetric stellarators using optimized near-axis expansion11
Development of advanced linearized gyrokinetic collision operators using a moment approach11
Optimized phasing conditions to avoid edge mode excitation by ICRH antennas11
Preliminary experimental scaling of the helical mirror confinement effectiveness11
Quasilinear theory for inhomogeneous plasma11
Weak Alfvénic turbulence in relativistic plasmas. Part 1. Dynamical equations and basic dynamics of interacting resonant triads10
Direct construction of stellarator-symmetric quasi-isodynamic magnetic configurations10
Collisionless relaxation of a Lynden-Bell plasma10
Diffusive scattering of energetic electrons by intense whistler-mode waves in an inhomogeneous plasma10
Local gyrokinetic collisional theory of the ion-temperature gradient mode10
Effect of ionization waves on dust chain formation in a DC discharge10
Runaway electron generation during tokamak start-up10
Direct computation of magnetic surfaces in Boozer coordinates and coil optimization for quasisymmetry10
Harmonic generation in the interaction of laser with a magnetized overdense plasma10
Kelvin–Helmholtz instability in strongly coupled dusty plasma with rotational shear flows and tracer transport9
Non-thermal particle acceleration from maximum entropy in collisionless plasmas9
Hydrodynamics of quantum corrections to the Coulomb interaction via the third rank tensor evolution equation: application to Langmuir waves and spin-electron acoustic waves9
Theory of the tertiary instability and the Dimits shift within a scalar model9
Improved multispecies Dougherty collisions9
Noise-induced magnetic field saturation in kinetic simulations9
Statistical description of coalescing magnetic islands via magnetic reconnection9
Encoder–decoder neural network for solving the nonlinear Fokker–Planck–Landau collision operator in XGC9
Gamma-ray flash in the interaction of a tightly focused single-cycle ultra-intense laser pulse with a solid target9
Figures of merit for stellarators near the magnetic axis9
Koopman wavefunctions and Clebsch variables in Vlasov–Maxwell kinetic theory9
Soft X-ray emission from an anharmonic collisional nanoplasma by a laser–nanocluster interaction9
Exact conservation laws for gauge-free electromagnetic gyrokinetic equations8
Experimental and simulation study of impurity transport response to RMPs in RF-heated H-mode plasmas at EAST8
The dispersion and propagation of topological Langmuir-cyclotron waves in cold magnetized plasmas8
Inverse cascade and magnetic vortices in kinetic Alfvén-wave turbulence8
Onset of fast magnetic reconnection and particle energization in laboratory and space plasmas8
Bispectral analysis of broadband turbulence and geodesic acoustic modes in the T-10 tokamak8
The DESC stellarator code suite Part 3: Quasi-symmetry optimization8
Phase contrast imaging measurements and numerical simulations of turbulent density fluctuations in gas-fuelled ECRH discharges in Wendelstein 7-X8
Triggering tearing in a forming current sheet with the mirror instability8
Pressure anisotropy and viscous heating in weakly collisional plasma turbulence8
Properties of toroidal magnetic fields in axial plasma flow on the PF-1000U plasma focus facility8
Effects of mesh topology on MHD solution features in coronal simulations8
Optimization of finite-build stellarator coils8
Long-pulse plasma source for SMOLA helical mirror8
Gradient-based optimization of 3D MHD equilibria8
Rotation and shear control of a weakly magnetized plasma column using current injection by emissive electrodes7
Chaos in positive ion–negative ion magnetized plasmas7
Hamiltonian kinetic-Hall magnetohydrodynamics with fluid and kinetic ions in the current and pressure coupling schemes7
Unsupervised discovery of nonlinear plasma physics using differentiable kinetic simulations7
Effects of oblique incidence and colliding pulses on laser-driven proton acceleration from relativistically transparent ultrathin targets7
Data-driven model for divertor plasma detachment prediction7
Theory of gradient drift instabilities in low-temperature, partially magnetised plasmas7
Electromagnetic instabilities and plasma turbulence driven by electron-temperature gradient7
Gyrofluid analysis of electron β e effects on collisionless reconnection7
Kinetic-ballooning-mode turbulence in low-average-magnetic-shear equilibria7
Kinetic modelling of runaway electron generation in argon-induced disruptions in ASDEX Upgrade7
Extraordinary and upper-hybrid waves in spin quantum magnetoplasmas with vacuum polarization effect7
Dimits transition in three-dimensional ion-temperature-gradient turbulence7
General formulas for adiabatic invariants in nearly periodic Hamiltonian systems7
A numerical study of gravity-driven instability in strongly coupled dusty plasma. Part 1. Rayleigh–Taylor instability and buoyancy-driven instability7
The effects of density inhomogeneities on the radio wave emission in electron beam plasmas7
Geometric electrostatic particle-in-cell algorithm on unstructured meshes6
Hosking integral in non-helical Hall cascade6
The structure of 3-D collisional magnetized bow shocks in pulsed-power-driven plasma flows6
Nonlinear reversed shear Alfvén eigenmode saturation due to spontaneous zonal current generation6
Electron runaway in ASDEX Upgrade experiments of varying core temperature6
Simulations of ion–dust streaming instability in a highly collisional plasma6
Axisymmetric dynamo action produced by differential rotation, with anisotropic electrical conductivity and anisotropic magnetic permeability6
Runaway dynamics in tokamak disruptions with current relaxation6
Computation of multi-region, relaxed magnetohydrodynamic equilibria with prescribed toroidal current profile6
Terahertz generation by a rotating relativistic electron beam in a magnetized plasma column6
Sub-grid-scale effects in magnetised plasma turbulence6
An adjoint method for determining the sensitivity of island size to magnetic field variations6
Simulation of the plume of a magnetically enhanced plasma thruster with SPIS6
Beltrami–Bernoulli equilibria in weakly rotating self-gravitating fluid6
Microscopic scales of linear tearing modes: a tutorial on boundary layer theory for magnetic reconnection6
Geometric particle-in-cell methods for the Vlasov–Maxwell equations with spin effects6
The available energy of trapped electrons: a nonlinear measure for turbulent transport6
A structure-preserving finite element method for compressible ideal and resistive magnetohydrodynamics6
Spontaneous formation of coherent structures by an intense laser pulse interacting with overdense plasma6
Legolas: magnetohydrodynamic spectroscopy with viscosity and Hall current6
How Alfvén waves energize the solar wind: heat versus work6
Constrained stellarator coil curvature optimization with FOCUS6
Drift kinetic theory of alpha transport by tokamak perturbations6
Energy partition between Alfvénic and compressive fluctuations in magnetorotational turbulence with near-azimuthal mean magnetic field6
Counter differential rigid-rotation equilibrium of electrically non-neutral two-fluid plasma with finite pressure6
Representing the boundary of stellarator plasmas6
Particle acceleration in neutron star ultra-strong electromagnetic fields6
Wave turbulence in inertial electron magnetohydrodynamics6
Implications of weak rippling of the shock ramp on the pattern of the electromagnetic field and ion distributions6
Vertical displacement oscillatory modes in tokamak plasmas6
Role of the overshoot in the shock self-organization6
A Hamiltonian gyrofluid model based on a quasi-static closure6
An Alfvenic reconnecting plasmoid thruster6
Modelling of parallel dynamics of a pellet-produced plasmoid6