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A flexible master oscillator for a pulse-burst laser system, D.J. Den Hartog, W.C. Young, Jinst 10, C12008 (2015).

Enhanced magnetic reconnection in the presence of pressure gradients, M.J, Pueschel, P. W. Terry, D. Told, and F. Jenko, Phys. Plas, 22, 062105 (2015).


The Madison Plasma Dynamo Experiment: A facility for studying laboratory plasma astrophysics, C.M. Cooper, J. Wallace, M. Brookhart, M. Clark, C. Collins, W.X. Ding, K. Flanagan, I. Khalzov, J.Milhone, M. Nornberg, P. Nonn, D.Weisberg, D.G. Whyte, E. Zweibel, and C.B. Forest, Phys. Plasmas 21, 013505 (2014).

Electron kinetic effects on interferometry, polarimetry and Thomson scattering measurements in burning plasmas (invited), V.V. Mirnov, D. L. Brower, D. J. Den Hartog, W. X. Ding, J. Duff, E. Parke, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 11D302 (2014).

Optimization of magnetic amplification by flow constraints in turbulent liquid sodium, M.D. Nornberg, N. Z. Taylor, C. B. Forest, K. Rahbarnia, E. Kaplan, Phys. Plasmas 21, 055903 (2014).

MAGNETIC RECONNECTION TURBULENCE IN STRONG GUIDE FIELDS: BASIC PROPERTIES AND APPLICATION TO CORONAL HEATING, M.J. Pueschel, D.Told, P.W. Terry, F. Jenko, E.G. Zweibel, V. Zhdankin, H. Lesch, Astrophys. Journal Supp. series. 213, 30 (2014).

Operation and beam profiling of an up to 200 kHz pulse-burst laser for Thomson scattering, W.C. Young, D. J. Den Hartog, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 11D808 (2014).

Energy Dissipation in Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence: Coherent Structures or “Nanoflares”?, V. Zhdankin, S. Boldyrev, J.C. Perez, S. M. Tobias, ApJ ART, 5021 (2014).


Charge-to-mass-ratio-dependent ion heating during magnetic reconnection in the MST RFP, S.T.A. Kumar, A. F. Almagri, D. Craig, D. J. Den Hartog, M. D. Nornberg, J. S. Sarff, P. W. Terry, PoP 20, 056501 (2013).

Overview of results from the MST reversed field pinch experiment, J.S. Sarff, A.F. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, M. Borchardt, D. Carmody, K. Caspary, B.E. Chapman, D.J. Den Hartog, J. Duff, S. Eilerman, A. Falkowski, C.B. Forest, J.A. Goetz, D.J. Holly, J.-H. Kim, J. King, J. Ko, J. Koliner, S. Kumar, J.D. Lee, D. Liu, R. Magee, K.J. McCollam, M. McGarry, V.V. Mirnov, M.D. Nornberg, P.D. Nonn, S.P. Oliva, E. Parke, J.A. Reusch, J.P. Sauppe, A. Seltzman, C.R. Sovinec, H. Stephens, D. Stone, D. Theucks, M. Thomas, J. Triana, P.W. Terry, J. Waksman D.L. Brower, W.X. Ding, L. Lin D.R. Demers, P. Fimognari J. Titus S. Cappello, P. Franz, P. Innocente, R. Lorenzini, E. Martines, B. Momo, P. Piovesan, M. Puiatti, M. Spolaore, D. Terranova, P. Zanca V. Belykh, V.I. Davydenko, P. Deichuli, A.A. Ivanov, S. Polosatkin, N.V. Stupishin D. Spong D. Craig R.W. Harvey M. Cianciosa, J.D. Hanson, Nucl. Fusion 53, 104017 (2013).

High-repetition-rate pulse-burst laser for Thomson scattering on the MST reversed-field pinch, W.C. Young, L.A. Morton,a E. Parkea and D.J. Den Hartoga,b, Jinst 8, C11013 (2013).


Stirring unmagnetized plasma , C. Collins, Katz, N. and Wallace, J. and Jara-Almonte, J. and Reese, I. and Zweibel, E. and Forest, C. B. , Physical Review Letters 108, 115001 (5 pp.) (2012).

Role of large-scale velocity fluctuations in a two-vortex kinematic dynamo, E.J. Kaplan, B. P. Brown, K. Rahbarnia and C. B. Forest, Phys. Rev. E 85, 066315 (2012).

Magnetic bucket for rotating unmagnetized plasma, N. Katz, Collins, C. and Wallace, J. and Clark, M. and Weisberg, D. and Jara-Almonte, J. and Reese, I. and Wahl, C. and Forest, C. , Review of Scientific Instruments 83, 063502 (6 pp.)- (2012).

Optimized boundary driven flows for dynamos in a sphere, I. V. Khalzov, Brown, B. P. and Cooper, C. M. and Weisberg, D. B. and Forest, C. B., Physics of Plasmas 19, 112106 (11 pp.) (2012).

Resistive and ferritic-wall plasma dynamos in a sphere, I. V. Khalzov, Brown, B. P. and Kaplan, E. J. and Katz, N. and Paz-Soldan, C. and Rahbarnia, K. and Spence, E. J. and Forest, C. B., Physics of Plasmas 19, 104501 (4 pp.) (2012).

Modeling the Parker instability in a rotating plasma screw pinch , I. V. Khalzov, Brown, B. P. and Katz, N. and Forest, C. B., Physics of Plasmas 19, 022107 (10 pp.) (2012).

Minimum energy states of the cylindrical plasma pinch in single-fluid and Hall magnetohydrodynamics, I. V. Khalzov, Ebrahimi, F. and Schnack, D. D. and Mirnov, V. V., Physics of Plasmas 19, 012111 (13 pp.) (2012).

First-order finite-Larmor-radius fluid modeling of tearing and relaxation in a plasma pinch , J. R. King, Sovinec, C. R. and Mirnov, V. V., Physics of Plasmas 19, 055905 (11 pp.) (2012).

High resolution charge-exchange spectroscopic measurements of aluminum impurity ions in a high temperature plasma, S. T. A. Kumar, D. J. Den Hartog, B. E. Chapman, M. O'Mullane, M. Nornberg, D. Craig, S. Eilerman, G. Fiksel, E. Parke and J. Reusch, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 54 , 012002 (2012).

Classical impurity ion confinement in a toroidal magnetized fusion plasma, S. T. A. Kumar, D. J. Den Hartog, K. J. Caspary, R. M. Magee, V. V. Mirnov, B. E. Chapman, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, J. S. Sarff, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 125006 (2012).

Classical confinement and outward convection of impurity ions in the MST RFP, S. T. A. Kumar, Den Hartog, D. J. and Mirnov, V. V. and Caspary, K. J. and Magee, R. M. and Brower, D. L. and Chapman, B. E. and Craig, D. and Ding, W. X. and Eilerman, S. and Fiksel, G. and Lin, L. and Nornberg, M. and Parke, E. and Reusch, J. A. and Sarff, J. S., Physics of Plasmas 19, 056121 (7 pp.) (2012).

Asymmetric error field interaction with rotating conducting walls, C. Paz-Soldan, M. I. Brookhart, C. C. Hegna, and C. B. Forest, Phys. Plas. 19, 72511 (2012).

Direct Observation of the Turbulent emf and Transport of Magnetic Field in a Liquid Sodium Experiment, K. Rahbarnia, Brown, B. P. and Clark, M. M. and Kaplan, E. J. and Nornberg, M. D. and Rasmus, A. M. and Taylor, N. Z. and Forest, C. B. and Jenko, F. and Limone, A. and Pinton, J.-F. and Plihon, N. and Verhille, G., Astrophysical Journal 759, 80 (6 pp.) (2012).

Dissipation range turbulent cascades in plasmas, P.W. Terry, A. F. Almagri,G. Fiksel,C. B. Forest,D. R. Hatch,F. Jenko,M. D. Nornberg,S. C. Prager,K. Rahbarnia, Y. Ren and J. S. Sarff, Phys Plas. 19, 055906 (2012).


Bifurcation to 3D Helical Magnetic Equilibrium in an Axisymmetric Toroidal Device, W. F. Bergerson, Auriemma, F. and Chapman, B. E. and Ding, W. X. and Zanca, P. and Brower, D. L. and Innocente, P. and Lin, L. and Lorenzini, R. and Martines, E. and Momo, B. and Sarff, J. S. and Terranova, D., Physical Review Letters 107, 255001 (5 pp.) (2011).

Advances in Time-Resolved Measurement of Magnetic Field and Electron Temperature in Low-Magnetic-Field Plasmas, D. J. Den Hartog, J. R. Ambuel, M. T. Borchardt, K. J. Caspary, E. A. Den Hartog, A. F. Falkowski, W. S. Harris, J. Ko, N. A. Pablant, J. A. Reusch, P. E. Robl, H. D. Stephens, H. P. Summers, and Y. M. Yang, Trans. Fusion Sci. Technol. 59, 124 (2011).

Reducing Global Turbulent Resistivity by Eliminating Large Eddies in a Spherical Liquid-sodium Experiment, E. J. Kaplan, Clark, M. M. and Nornberg, M. D. and Rahbarnia, K. and Rasmus, A. M. and Taylor, N. Z. and Forest, C. B. and Spence, E. J., Physical Review Letters 106, 254502 (4 pp.) (2011).

Electron temperature fluctuations during sawtooth events in a reversed-field pinch, C.P. Kasten, D J Den Hartog, H D Stephens, C C Hegna and J A Reusch, Plasma Phys. Control Fusion 53, 112001 (2011).

Numerical simulation of laminar plasma dynamos in a cylindrical von Karman flow, I. V. Khalzov, Brown, B. P. and Ebrahimi, F. and Schnack, D. D. and Forest, C. B., Physics of Plasmas 18, 032110 (9 pp.) (2011).

Behaviour of carbon and boron impurities in the Madison Symmetric Torus, S. T. A. Kumar, D. J. Den Hartog, R. M. Magee, G. Fiksel, D Craig, PPCF 53, 032001 (2011).

Anisotropic Ion Heating and Tail Generation during Tearing Mode Magnetic Reconnection in a High-Temperature Plasma, R.M. Magee, D. J. Den Hartog, S. T. A. Kumar, A. F. Almagri, B. E. Chapman, G. Fiksel, V. V. Mirnov, E. D. Mezonlin, J. B. Titus, Phys. Rev. Let 107, 065005 (2011).

Experimental Observation of Anisotropic Magnetic Turbulence in a Reversed Field Pinch Plasma, Y Ren, A. F. Almagri, G. Fiksel, S. C. Prager, J. S. Sarff, and P. W. Terry, PRL 107, 195002 (2011).

Experimental Evidence for a Reduction in Electron Thermal Diffusion due to Trapped Particles, J.A. Reusch, J. K. Anderson, D. J. Den Hartog, F. Ebrahimi, D. D. Schnack, H. D. Stephens and C. B. Forest, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 155002 (2011).


Pulse-burst operation of standard Nd:YAG lasers, D. J. Den Hartog, J R Ambuel, M T Borchardt, J A Reusch, P E Robl, and Y M Yang, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 227, 012023 (2010).

Pulse-burst laser systems for fast Thomson scattering (invited), D. J. Den Hartog, J. R. Ambuel, M. T. Borchardt, A. F. Falkowski, W. S. Harris, D. J. Holly, E. Parke, J. A. Reusch, P. E. Robl, H. D. Stephens, and Y. M. Yang, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 10D513 (2010).

Local measurements of tearing mode flows and the magnetohydrodynamic dynamo in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed-field pinch, D. A. Ennis, D. Craig, S. Gangadhara, J. K. Anderson, D. J. Den Hartog, F. Ebrahimi, G. Fiksel, and S. C. Prager, Phys. Plasmas 17, 082102 (2010).

Initial operation of a pulse-burst laser system for high-repetition-rate Thomson scattering, W.S. Harris, D. J. Den Hartog, N. C. Hurst, Rev. Sci. Instr. 81, 10D505 (2010).

Equilibrium magnetohydrodynamic flows of liquid metals in magnetorotational instability experiments, I. V. Khalzov, Smolyakov, A. I. and Ilgisonis, V. I., Journal of Fluid Mechanics 644, 257 (2010).

Toroidal charge exchange recombination spectroscopy measurements on MST, R. M. Magee, D. J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, S. T. A. Kumar, and D. Craig, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 10D716 (2010).

Magnetic reconnection with asymmetry in the outflow direction, N. A. Murphy, Sovinec, C. R. and Cassak, P. A., Journal of Geophysical Research - Part A - Space Physics 115, A09206 (13 pp.) (2010).

Observation of Magnetocoriolis Waves in a Liquid Metal Taylor-Couette Experiment, M. D. Nornberg, Ji, H. and Schartman, E. and Roach, A. and Goodman, J., Physical Review Letters 104, 074501 (4 pp.) (2010).

Electron thermal transport within magnetic islands in the reversed-field pinch, H. D. Stephens, D. J. Den Hartog, C. C. Hegna, and J. A. Reusch, Phys. Plasmas 17, 056115 (2010).

Measurements of impulsive reconnection driven by nonlinear Hall dynamics, T D Tharp, A. F. Almagri, M. C. Miller, V. V. Mirnov, S. C. Prager et al., Phys. Plasmas 17, 120701 (2010).


Magnetic-Fluctuation-Induced Particle Transport and Density Relaxation in a High-Temperature Plasma, W.X. Ding, D.L. Brower, G. Fiksel, D.J. Den Hartog, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, (2009).

Mass-Dependent Ion Heating during Magnetic Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma, G Fiksel, A. F. Almagri, B. E. Chapman, V. V. Mirnov, Y. Ren, J. S. Sarff, and P. W. Terry, PRL 103, 145002 (2009).

Negative energy waves and MHD stability of rotating plasmas, V. I. Ilgisonis, Khalzov, I. V. and Smolyakov, A. I., Nuclear Fusion 49, 035008 (2009).

Measurements of the Momentum and Current Transport from Tearing Instability in the Madison Symmetric Torus Reversed-Field Pinch, A. Kuritsyn, G. Fiksel, A.F. Almagri, D.L. Brower, W.X. Ding, M.C. Miller, V.V. Mirnov, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, Phys. Plasmas 16, (2009).

Particle-in-cell simulations of tearing modes in reversed-field pinch-like plasmas, V.A. Svidinski, H. Li, B. J. Albright, and K. J. Bowers, Phys. Plas 16, 022504 (2009).

Magnetohydrodynamic dissipation range spectra for isotropic viscosity and resistivity, P.W. Terry, V. Tangri, Phys. Plas. 16, 082305-1 (2009).


A pulse-burst laser system for a high-repetition-rate Thomson Scattering Diagnostic, D.J. Den Hartog, N. Jiang,W.R.Lempert, Rev. Sci Instr. 79, 10E376 (2008).

Stochastic magnetic field driven charge transport and zonal flow during magnetic reconnection, W. X. Ding, D. L. Brower,  D. Craig, B.E. Chapman,  D. Ennis,  G. Fiksel,  S. Hangadhara,   ,   D. J.  Den Hartog ,  V. Mirnov,  S. C. Prager,   J.  S. Sarff, and V. Svidzinski ,  P. W. Terry, and T. Yates ., Phys. Plasmas 15, 055901 (2008).

Momentum transport from tearing modes with shear flow, F. Ebrahimi, V.V. Mirnov, S.C. Prager, Phys. Plasmas 15, 055701 (2008).

Ion heating during reconnection in the Madison Symmetric Torus, S. Gangadhara, D. Craig, D. A. Ennis, D. J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, and S. C. Prager, Phys. Plasmas 15, 056121 (2008).

Mini-Conference on Angular Momentum Transport in Laboratory and Nature, H. Ji, P. Kronberg, S.C. Prager, D.A. Uzdensky, Phys. Plasmas 15, (2008).

Probes for measuring fluctuation-induced Maxwell and Reynolds stresses in the edge of the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed field pinch, A. Kuritsyn, G. Fiksel, M.C. Miller, A.F. Almagri, M. Reyfman, and J.S. Sarff, Rev. Sci. Instr. 79, 10F127 (2008).

Global axisymmetric simulations of two-fluid reconnection in an experimentally relevant geometry, N.A. Murphy, C. R. Sovinec, Phys. Plas. 15, 042313 (2008).

Filamentary current structures in the Madison Symmetric Torus, P. Piovesan, A. Almagri, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, L. Marrelli, P. Martin, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, Nucl. Fusion 48, 095003 (2008).

Intermittency of electron density in interstellar kinetic Alfvén wave, P.W. Terry, K.W. Smith, Phys. Plasmas 15, 056502 (2008).


A High Throughput Spectrometer for Fast Localized Doppler Measurements, D. Craig, D.J. Den Hartog, D.A. Ennis, S. Gangadhara, D. Holly, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78, 013103 (2007).

Nonambipolar Magnetic-Fluctuation-Induced Particle Transport and Plasma Flow in the MST Reversed- Field Pinch, W.X. Ding, D.L. Brower, D. Craig, B.H. Deng, S.C. Prager, J.S. Sarff, V. Svidzinski, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, (2007).

Momentum Transport from Current-Driven Reconnection in the Reversed Field Pinch, F. Ebrahimi, V. V. Mirnov, S. C. Prager, and C. R. Sovinec, PRL 99, 75003 (2007).

Spatially Resolved Measurements of Ion Heating during Impulsive Reconnection in the Madison Symmetric Torus, S. Gangadhara, D. Craig, D.A. Ennis, D.J. Den Hartog, G. Fiksel, and S.C. Prager, Phys. Rev. Lett 98, (2007).

A Magnetic α-ω Dynamo in AGN Disks. I. The Hydrodynamics, V.I. Pariev, S.A. Colgate, Astrophys Jrnl 658, 114 (2007).

A Magnetic α-ω Dynamo in AGN Disks. II. Magnetic Field Generation, Theories, and Simulations, V.I. Pariev, S.A. Colgate , J.M. Finn, Astrophys. Jrnl 658, 129 (2007).


Onset and saturation of the kink instability in a current-carrying line-tied plasma, W.F. Bergerson, C.B. Forest, G. Fiksel, D.A. Hannum, R. Kendrick, J.S. Sarff, S. Stambler, PRL 96, 015004 (2006).

Advances in Neutral-Beam-Based Diagnostics on the Madison Symmetric Torus Reversed-Field Pinch, D.J. Den Hartog, D. Craig, D.A. Ennis, G. Fiksel, S. Gangadhara, D.J. Holly, J.C. Reardon, V.I. Davydenko, A.A. Ivanov, A.A. Lizunov, M.G. OMullane, H.P. Summers, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, (2006).

The Hall dynamo effect and nonlinear mode coupling during sawtooth magnetic reconnection, W.X. Ding, D. L. Brower, B. H. Deng, A. F. Almagri, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, V. Mirnov, S. C. Prager, J. , PhysPlas 13, 112306 (2006).

Tomographic imaging of resistive mode dynamics in the Madison Symmetric Torus reversed-field pinch, P. Franz, L. Marrelli, P. Piovesan, I. Predebon, F. Bonomo, L. Frassinetti, P. Martin, G. Spizzo, B.E. Chapman, D. Craig, and J.S. Sarff, Phys. Plasmas 13, 012510 (2006).

Local measurements of plasma ion dynamics with optical probes, A. Kuritsyn, D. Craig, G. Fiksel, M. Miller, D. Cyliner, M. Yamada, Rev. Sci. Instr. 77, 10F112 (2006).


Polarization and energy content of parsec-scale AGN jets, M.Yu. M.Yu. Lyutikov, V.I. Pariev, D.C. Gabuzda, Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana 76, 114-117 (2005).

Reduced intermittency in the magnetic turbulence of Reversed Field Pinch plasmas, L. Marrelli, L. Frassinetti, P. Martin, D. Craig, and J.S. Sarff, Phys. Plasmas 12, 030701 (2005).

Magnetic reconnection and self-organization in Reversed Field Pinch laboratory plasmas, J.S. Sarff, A. Almagri, J.K. Anderson, D.L. Brower, D. Craig, B.H. Deng, D.J. Den Hartog, W.X. Ding, G. Fiksel, C.B. Forest, V. Mirnov, S.C. Prager, and V. Svidsinski, in The Magnetized Plasma in Galaxy Evolution, 2004, edited by K. Chyzy, K. Otmianowska-Mazur, M. Soida, and R-J. Dettmar (Obserwatorium Astronomiczne, Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Krakow, 2005) , 48 (2005).


New observations concerning the origin and consequences of MHD activity in the MST reversed field pinch, D. Craig, A. F. Almagri, J. K. Anderson, D. L. Brower, B. E. Chapman, S. H. Choi, D. J. Den Hartog, W. X. Ding, F. Ebrahimi, G. Fiksel, R. Fitzpatrick, C. B. Forest, P. Martin, L. Marrelli, R. OConnell, P. Piovesan, S. C. Prager, J. S. Sarff, and G. Spizzo, 20th IAEA Conference , (2004).

Measurement of the Hall Dynamo Effect during magnetic reconnection in a high-temperature plasma, W.X. Ding, D.L. Brower, D. Craig, B.H. Deng, G. Fiksel, V. Mirnov, S.C. Prager,  J.S. Sarff, and V. Svidzinski, to appear in Phys. Rev. Lett. , (2004).

Two-fluid tearing instability in force-free magnetic configuration, V. Mirnov, C. Hegna, S. Prager, Plasma Physics Reports (Fizika Plazmy) 11, 4468 (2004).

Inverse-Energy Transfer by Near-Resonant Interactions with a Damped-Wave Spectrum, P.W. Terry, , Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 235004 (2004).


The role of electron density in magnetic turbulence, P.W. Terry, Cavendish McKay and Eduardo Fernandez, Phys. Plasmas 8, 2707 (2001).