Selected Publications

2006

Park, H.K., E. Mazzucato, N. C. Luhmann, Jr., C. W. Domier, Z. Xia, T. Munsat, A. J. H. Donne, I. G. J. Classen, M. J. van de Pol, and TEXTOR team, “Self-organized Te redistribution during driven reconnection processes in high-temperature plasmas,” Phys. Plasmas 13(5) 055907 (2006).

Park, H.K. A. J. H. Donne, N. C. Luhmann, Jr., I. G. J. Classen, C. W. Domier, E. Mazzucato, T. Munsat, M. J. van de Pol, and Z. Xia TEXTOR Team, “Comparison study of 2D images of temperature fluctuations during sawtooth oscillation with theoretical models,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96(19) 195004 (2006).

Zweben, S.J., R. J. Maqueda, J. L. Terry, T. Munsat, J. R. Myra, D. D’Ippolito, D. A. Russell, J. A. Krommes, B. LeBlanc, T. Stoltzfus-Dueck, D. P. Stotler, K. M. Williams, C. E. Bush, R. Maingi, O. Grulke, S. A. Sabbagh, and A. E. White, “Structure and motion of edge turbulence in the national spherical torus experiment and alcator C-mod,” Phys. Plasmas 13(5) 056114 (2006).

Severn, G.D., X. Wang, Eunsuk Ko, N. Hershkowitz, M.M. Turner, R. McWilliams, “Ion flow and sheath physics studies in multiple ion species plasmas using diode laser based laser-induced fluorescence,” Thin Solid Films 506-507, 674 (2006).

Sternovsky, Z. and S. Robertson, “Numerical solutions to the weakly collisional plasma and sheath in the fluid approach and the reduction of the ion current to the wall,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Sci. 34(3), 850-854, (June 2006).

Wang, X. and N. Hershkowitz, “Experimental Studies of the Two-Ion Species Flow in the Plasma Presheath,” Phys. Plasmas 13, 053503 (2006).

Wang, X. and N. Hershkowitz, “A simple way to determine the edge of an electron-free sheath with an emissive probe,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 043507 (2006).

Park, H.K., N. C. Luhmann, Jr., A. J. H. Donne, I. G. J. Classen, C. W. Domier, E. Mazzucato, T. Munsat, M. J. van de Pol, and Z. Xia TEXTOR team. “Observation of high-field-side crash and heat transfer during sawtooth oscillation in magnetically confined plasmas,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96(19) 195003 (2006).

Gates, D.A., R. Maingi, J. Menard, S. Kaye, S. A. Sabbagh, G. Taylor, J. R. Wilson, M. G. Bell, R. E. Bell, S. Bernabei, J. Bialek, T. Biewer, W. Blanchard, J. Boedo, C. Bush, M. D. Carter, W. Choe, N. Crocker, D. S. Darrow, W. Davis, L. Delgado-Aparicio, S. Diem, J. Ferron, A. Field, J. Foley, E. D. Fredrickson, R. Harvey, R. E. Hatcher, W. Heidbrink, K. Hill, J. C. Hosea, T. R. Jarboe, D. W. Johnson, R. Kaita, C. Kessel, S. Kubota, H. W. Kugel, J. Lawson, B. P. LeBlanc, K. C. Lee, F. Levinton, J. Manickam, R. Maqueda, R. Marsala, D. Mastrovito, T. K. Mau, S. S. Medley, H. Meyer, D. R. Mikkelsen, D. Mueller, T. Munsat, B. A. Nelson, C. Neumeyer, N. Nishino, M. Ono, H. Park, W. Park, S. Paul, W. Peebles, M. Peng, C. Phillips, A. Pigarov, R. Pinsker, A. Ram, S. Ramakrishnan, R. Raman, D. Rasmussen, M. Redi, M. Rensink, G. Rewoldt, J. Robinson, P. Roney, L. Roquemore, E. Ruskov, P. Ryan, H. Schneider, C. H. Skinner, D. R. Smith, A. Sontag, V. Soukhanovskii, T. Stevenson, D. Stotler, B. Stratton, D. Stutman, D. Swain, E. Synakowski, Y. Takase, K. Tritz, A. von Halle, M. Wade, R. White, J. Wilgen, M. Williams, W. Zhu, S. J. Zweben, R. Akers, P. Beiersdorfer, R. Betti, and T. Bigelow, “Effect of plasma shaping on performance in the national spherical torus experiment,” Phys. Plasmas 13(5) 056122 (2006).

Gates, D.A., C. Kessel, J. Menard, G. Taylor, J.R. Wilson, M.G. Bell, R.E. Bell, S. Bernabei, J. Bialek, T. Biewer, W. Blanchard, J. Boedo, C. Bush, M.D. Carter, W. Choe, N. Crocker, D.S. Darrow, W. Davis, L. Delgado-Aparicio, S. Diem, J. Ferron, A. Field, J. Foley, E.D. Fredrickson, T. Gibney, R. Harvey, R.E. Hatcher, W. Heidbrink, K. Hill, J.C. Hosea, T.R. Jarboe, D.W. Johnson, R. Kaita, S. Kaye, S. Kubota, H.W. Kugel, J. Lawson, B.P. LeBlanc, K.C. Lee, F. Levinton, R. Maingi, J. Manickam, R. Maqueda, R. Marsala, D. Mastrovito, T.K. Mau, S.S. Medley, H. Meyer, D.R. Mikkelsen, D. Mueller, T. Munsat, B.A. Nelson, C. Neumeyer, N. Nishino, M. Ono, H. Park, W. Park, S. Paul, T. Peebles, M. Peng, C. Phillips, A. Pigarov, R. Pinsker, A. Ram, S. Ramakrishnan, R. Raman, D. Rasmussen, M. Redi, M. Rensink, G. Rewoldt, J. Robinson, P. Roney, L. Roquemore, E. Ruskov, P. Ryan, S.A. Sabbagh, H. Schneider, C.H. Skinner, D.R. Smith, A. Sontag, V. Soukhanovskii, T. Stevenson, D. Stotler, B. Stratton, D. Stutman, D. Swain, E. Synakowski, Y. Takase, K. Tritz, A. von Halle, M. Wade, R. White, J. Wilgen, M. Williams, W. Zhu, S.J. Zweben, R. Akers, P. Beiersdorfer, R. Betti and T. Bigelow, “Progress towards steady state on NSTX,” Nucl. Fusion 46(3) S22-S28 (2006).

2005

S.J. Zweben, C.E. Bush, R.J. Maqueda, T. Munsat, D.P. Stotler, J.L. Lowrance, V.J. Mastrocola, G. Renda. "Images of Edge Turbulence in NSTX," IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science Volume 33, Issue 2, Page(s):446 – 447 (2005).

T. Munsat, E. Mazzucato, H. Park, C.W. Domier, M. Johnson, N.C. Luhmann JR, J. Wang, Z. Xia, I.G.J. Classen, A.J.H. Donne, M.J. Van de Pol.  “2-D Imaging of Electron Temperature in Tokamak Plasmas,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science Volume 33,  Issue 2, Page(s):466 – 467 (2005).

2004

B. Jones, G. Taylor, P.C. Efthimion, & T. Munsat, “Measurement of the Magnetic Field in a Spherical Torus Plasma via Electron Bernstein Wave Emission Harmonic Overlap,” Phys. Plasmas 11, pp. 1028-1032 (2004).

D.R. Smith, E. Mazzucato, T. Munsat, et al., “Microwave Scattering System Design for ρe Scale Turbulence Measurements on NSTX,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, pp. 3840-3842 (2004).

H. Park, E. Mazzucato, T. Munsat, et al., “Simultaneous Microwave Imaging System for Density and Temperature Fluctuation Measurements on TEXTOR (invited),” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, pp. 3787-3792 (2004).

2003

B. Jones, P.C. Efthimion, G. Taylor, T. Munsat, J.R. Wilson, J.C. Hosea, R. Kaita, R. Majeski, R. Maingi, S. Shiraiwa, J. Spaleta. "Controlled Optimization of Mode Conversion from Electron Bernstein Waves to Extraordinary Mode in Magnetized Plasma," Phys. Rev. Lett. 90(16) 165001 (2003).

2002

E. Mazzucato, T. Munsat, H. Park, B.H. Deng, C.W. Domier, N.C. Luhmann, A.J.H. Donné, M.J. Van de Pol. "Fluctuation Measurements in Tokamaks with Microwave Imaging Reflectometry," Phys. Plasmas 9(5) 1955-1961 (2002).

T. Munsat, P. C. Efthimion, B. Jones, R. Kaita, R. Majeski, D. Stutman, and G. Taylor. "Transient Transport Experiments in the CDX-U Spherical Torus," Phys. Plasmas 9(2) 480-487 (2002).

1999

D. Stutman, M. Finkenthal, V. Soukhanovskii, J. Menard, T. Munsat, R. Kaita, and R. Majeski. "Spectroscopic Evidence for High Harmonic Fast Wave Heating in the CDX-U Spherical Torus," Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 41(7), 867-879 (1999).

J. Menard, R. Majeski, R. Kaita, M. Ono, T. Munsat, D. Stutman, and M. Finkenthal. "High-Harmonic Fast Magnetosonic Wave Coupling, Propagation, and Heating in a Spherical Torus Plasma," Phys. Plasmas. 6(5), 2002-2008 (1999).