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The U of S PPL is a leading Canadian plasma physics research group, specializing in magnetic fusion and plasma processing. We encourage you to follow the links to the left and explore our work.

 

2016

Zichao Li, Hong Li, Cui Tu, Jintong Hu, Wei You, Bing Luo, Mingsheng Tan, Yolbarsop Adil, Yanqi Wu, Biao Shen, Bingjia Xiao, Ping Zhang, Wenzhe Mao, Hai Wang, Xiaohui Wen, Haiyang Zhou, Jinlin Xie, Tao Lan, Adi Liu, Weixing Ding, Chijin Xiao, and Wandong Liu, The eddy current probe array for Keda Torus eXperiment, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 87, 113503 (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4966988

 

H. Liu, Z.P. Chen, G. Zhuang, Y. Sun, L.Z. Zhu, C.J. Xiao, J. Chen, Investigation of the Ion Energy Transport in the Scrape-Off Layer on the J-TEXT Tokamak Using a Retarding Field Analyzer, Fusion Sci. Technol. 18, 601 (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1009-0630/18/6/04

 

W. You, H. Li, M. Tan, M.Lu, Y.i Wu, W. Mao, W. Baia, C. Tu, B. Luo, Z. Li, Y. Adil, J. Hu, Y. Song, Q. Yang, P. Zhang, J. Xie, T. Lan, A. Liu, W. Ding , C. Xiao, W. Liu, Design of a stabilizing shell for KTX, Fusion Eng. Design, 18, 28 (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2016.04.019

 

R. A. Behbahani, A. Hirose and C. Xiao, Plasma heating and emission of runaway charged particles in a plasma focus device, Europhysics Lett. 113, 55001 (2016), doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/113/55001

 

R. A. Behbahani, A. Hirose and C. Xiao, Plasma heating and emission of runaway charged particles in a plasma focus device, Europhysics Lett. 113, 55001 (2016), doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/113/55001

 

S. Elgriw, Y. Liu, A. Hirose, C. Xiao, Modification of plasma rotation with resonant magnetic perturbations in the STOR-M tokamak, Plasma Phys. and Control. Fusion 58, 045002 (2016), doi:10.1088/0741-3335/58/4/045002

 

T. Onchi, D. McColl, M. Dreval, A. Rohollahi, S. Wolfe, C. Xiao, A. Hirose, Development of Repetitive Compact Torus Injector, IEEE Transactions Plasma Science 44, 195 (2016)

2015

W. Bai, T.Lan, L. Yang, C. Xiao, W. Mao, W.You, C. Li, C. Tu, M. Tan, B. Luo, C. Fu, F. Huang, H. Xu,T. Deng, J. Zhu, P. Fu, X. Wen, H. Zhou, H. Wang, S. Wan, A. Liu, J. Xie, H. Li, W. Ding, W. Liu, Coupling circuit model and discharge waveform prediction for Keda Torus eXperiment , FUSION ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 100, 495-500(2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2015.07.025

 

S. Khatir, A. Hirose, C. Xiao, Characterization of physical and biomedical properties of nitrogenated diamond-like carbon films coated on polytetrafluoroethylene substrates DIAMOND AND RELATED MATERIALS, 58, 205-213(2015). doi:10.1016/j.diamond.2015.08.003.

 

O. Mitarai, G. Tomney, A.  Rohollahi, E. Lewis, D. McColl, C. Xiao and A Hirose, 2015, Plasma current start-up experiments without a central solenoid in the iron core STOR-M tokamak, Nucl. Fusion 55, 063034 (11pp), (2015), doi:10.1088/0029-5515/55/6/063034.

 

O. Mitarai, C. Xiao, D. McColl, M. Dreval, A. Hirose and M. Peng, Plasma current start-up by the outer ohmic heating coils in the Saskatchewan TORus Modified (STOR-M) iron core tokamak, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 86, 33508-33508 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4915316.

Y. L. Li, G. S. Xu, H. Q. Wang, C. Xiao, B. N. Wan, Z. Gao, R. Chen, L. Wang, K. F. Gan, J. H. Yang, X. J. Zhang, S. C. Liu, M. H. Li, S. Ding, N. Yan, W. Zhang, G.H. Hu, Y.L. Liu, L. M. Shao, J. Li, L. Chen, N. Zhao, J. C. Xu, Q.Q. Yang, H. Lan,Y. Ye, Fast electron flux driven by lower hybrid wave in the scrape-off layer, Phys. of Plasmas, 22, 022510 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4908542.

R. A. Behbahani and C. Xiao, Common features of particle beams and x-rays generated in a low energy dens plasma focus device (Letter), Phys. of Plasmas, 22, 020708 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4913982.

T. Onchi, D. McColl, M. Dreval, S. Wolfe, C. Xiao, A. Hirose, Design and implementation of fast charging circuit for repetitive compact torus injector, FUSION ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 89, 2559-2565 (2015), doi:10.1016/j.fusengdes.2014.06.019

2014

Wall current closure effects on plasma and sheath fluctuations in Hall thrusters, By: Frias, Winston; Smolyakov, Andrei I.; Kaganovich, Igor D.; et al. PHYSICS OF PLASMAS Volume: 21 Issue: 6 Article Number: 062113 Published: JUN 2014.

 

Nonlinear evolution of a single coherent mode in a turbulent plasma, By: Mendonca, J. T.; Galvao, R. M. O.; Smolyakov, A. I. PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION, Volume: 56 Issue: 5 Article Number: 055004 Published: MAY 2014.

 

Global geodesic acoustic mode in a tokamak with positive magnetic shear and monotonic temperature profile, By: Ilgisonis, V. I.; Khalzov, I. V.; Lakhin, V. P.; et al. PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION Volume: 56 Issue: 3 Article Number: 035001 Published: MAR 2014.

 

Geodesic mode instability driven by the electron current in tokamak plasmas, By: Elfimov, A. G.; Smolyakov, A. I.; Galvao, R. M. O. PHYSICS LETTERS A Volume: 378 Issue: 10 Pages: 800-803 Published: FEB 14 2014.

 

Dynamics of magnetic islands in large Delta ' regimes, By: Poye, A.; Agullo, O.; Smolyakov, A.; et al. PHYSICS OF PLASMAS Volume: 21 Issue: 2 Article Number: 020705 Published: FEB 2014.

 

Rolls of the internal gravity waves in the Earth's atmosphere, By: Onishchenko, O.; Pokhotelov, O.; Horton, W.; et al. ANNALES GEOPHYSICAE Volume: 32 Issue: 2 Pages: 181-186 Published: 2014.

 

O. Mitarai, Y. Ding, M. Hubeny, Y. Lu, T. Onchi, D. McColl, C. Xiao and A. Hirose, 2014, Plasma current sustainment after iron core saturation in the STOR-M tokamak, Fusion Engineering and Design, 89, 2467-2471 (2014), doi:10.1016/j.fusengdes.2014.02.017

 

Wandong Liu, Wenzhe Mao, Hong Li, Jinlin Xie, Tao Lan, Ahdi Liu, Shude Wan, Hai Wang, Jian Zheng, Xiaohui Wen, Haiyang Zhou, Wei You, Chenguang Li, Wei Bai, Cui Tu, Mingsheng Tan, Bing Luo, Chenshuo Fu, Fangcheng Huang, Bingjia Xiao, Zhengping Luo, Biao Shen, Peng Fu, Lei Yang, Yuntao Song, Qingxi Yang, Jinxing Zheng, Hao Xu, Ping Zhang, Chijin Xiao and Weixing Ding, Progress of the Keda Torus eXperiment Project in China: design and mission, Plasma Phys. and Control. Fusion, 56 094009 (2014) (13pp), doi:10.1088/0741-3335/56/9/094009

 

S. Khatir, A. Hirose, C. Xiao, Coating diamond-like carbon films on polymer substrates by inductively coupled plasma assisted sputtering, Surface & Coatings Technology, 253, 96-99 (2014) (4pp), doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2014.05.020

2013

Smolyakov, A. I.; Poye, A.; Agullo, O.; Benkadda, S.; Garbet, X..Higher order and asymmetry effects on saturation of magnetic islands. PHYSICS OF PLASMAS Volume: 20 Issue: 6 Article Number: 062506 DOI: 10.1063/1.4811383

 

Elfimov, A. G.; Smolyakov, A. I.; Melnikov, A. V.; Galvao, RMO. Second harmoni effect on geodesic modes in tokamak plasmas, PHYSICS OF PLASMAS Volume: 20 Issue: 5 Article Number: 052116 DOI: 10.1063/1.4807039

 

Frias, W.; Smolyakov, A.; Kaganovich, I.D.; Raitses Y..Long wavelength gradient drift instability in Hall plasma devices. II. Applications. PHYSICS OF PLASMAS Volume: 20 Issue: 5 Article Number: 052108 DOI: 10.1063/1.4804281

 

Sheath-Induced Instabilities in Plasmas with E-0 x B-0 Drift, By: Smolyakov, A. I.; Frias, W.; Kaganovich, I. D.; et al. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS Volume: 111 Issue: 11 Article Number: 115002 Published: SEP 11 2013

 

K. Kreuger, Z.H. Huang, M. Jiang, G.S. Xu, W. Zhang, H.Q. Wang, J. Cheng, W.Y. Hong, L.W. Yan and C. Xiao, Simultaneous ion temperature and flow measurements using a retarding field analyzer in the HL-2A tokamak, RADIATION EFFECTS AND DEFECTS IN SOLIDS 168, 776-788 (2013), DOI:10.1080/10420150.2013.831855

 

M. Dreval, M. Hubeny, Y. Ding, T. Onchi, Y. Liu, K. Hthu, S. Gamudi, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Plasma confinement modification and convective transport suppression in the scrape-off layer using additional gas puffing in the STOR-M tokamak, Plasma Phys. and Control. Fusion, 55, 035004 (2013), doi:10.1088/0741-3335/55/3/035004

 

T. Onchi, Y. Liu, M. Dreval, D. McColl, S. Elgriw, D. Liu, T. Asai, C. Xiao and A . Hirose, Effects of compact torus injection on toroidal flow in the STOR-M tokamak, Plasma Phys. and Control. Fusion, 55, 035003 (2013) (10pp), doi:10.1088/0741-3335/55/3/035003

2012

Sgalla, R. J. F.; Smolyakov, A. I.; Elfimov, A. G.; Galvao, RMO. Drift effects on geodesic acoustic modes. PHYSICS LETTERS A Volume: 377 Issue: 3-4 Pages: 303 306 DOI:10.1016/j.physleta.2012.11.025

Y.S. Li, C.Z. Zhang, H.T. Ma, L.Z. Yang, L.L. Zhang, X.J. Li, L.L. He, R. Feng, Q. Yang, A. Hirose, CVD nanocrystalline diamond coatings on Ti alloy: A synchrotron-assisted interfacial investigation, MATERIALS CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS 134, 145-152 (2012).

Y.Tang, Y.S. Li, C. Zhang, L. Zhang, L. Yang, Q. Yang, A. Hirose, Study of nanocrystalline diamond synthesis in MPCVD by bias enhanced nucleation and growth, DIAMOND AND RELATED MATERIALS 25, 87-91 (2012).  

Li, Y.S., Zhang, C.Z., Ma, H.T., Yang, L.Z., Tang, Y., Zhang, L.L., Li, X.J., He, L.L., Feng, R., Yang, Q., Hirose, A. (2012). CVD nanocrystalline diamond coatings on Ti alloy: a synchrotron-assisted interfacial investigation, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 134, 145-152.

2011

Ilgisonis, V. I., Lakhin, V. P., Smolyakov, A. I. & Sorokina, E. A. 2011, Geodesic acoustic modes and zonal flows in rotating large-aspect-ratio tokamak plasmas, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 53, 065008, pp 19.

Ivko, S., Smolyakov, A., Denysenko, I. & Azarenkov, N. A. 2011, Resonant transparency of a two-layer plasma structure in a magnetic field. Physical Review E, 84, 016407, pp7.

S. Elgriw, D. Liu, T. Asai, A. Hirose, C. Xiao, Control of magnetic islands in the STOR-M tokamak using resonant helical fields, NUCLEAR FUSION  51, Article Number 113008  (2011).

Raitses, Y. R. Y., Kaganovich, I. D., Khrabrov, A., Sydorenko, D., Fisch, N. J. & Smolyakov, A. 2011. Effect of secondary electron emission on electron cross-field current in e x b discharges. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 39, 995-1006.

Y.S. Li, L. Yang, Y. Tang, C. Zhang, L. Zhang, I. Onyeka, Q. Yang, R. Feng, A. Hirose, Adherent nanocrystalline diamond coatings deposited on Ti substrate at moderate temperatures, SURFACE & COATINGS TECHNOLOGY 206, 1971-1976 (2011).   

Pan, T.J., Li, Y.S., Yang, Q., Feng, R.F., Hirose, A. (2011), Internal oxidation and phase transformations of multi-phase Fe-Ni-Al and Fe-Ni-Al-Cr alloys induced by KCl corrosion, Corrosion Science 53, 2115?2121.

W. Frias, A. Smolyakov; A. Hirose, Non-local energy transport in tunneling and plasmonic structures, OPTICS EXPRESS 19, 15281-15296 (2011).   

T. J. Pan, Y.S. Li, Q. Yang, R.F. Feng, A. Hirose, Internal oxidation and phase transformations of multi-phase Fe-Ni-Al and Fe-Ni-Al-Cr alloys induced by KCl corrosion, CORROSION SCIENCE 53, 2115-2121 (2011).

M. Dreval, C. Xiao, S. Elgriw, D. Trembach, S. Wolfe, A. Hirose, Determination of radial location of rotating magnetic islands by use of poloidal soft x-ray detector arrays in the STOR-M tokamak,   REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS  82, Article Number 053503 (2011).

Y. Tang, Y.S. Li, C.Z. Zhang, J. Wang, Q. Ynag, A. Hirose, Synthesis of cobalt/diamond-like carbon thin films by biased target ion beam deposition, DIAMOND AND RELATED MATERIALS 20, 538-541(2011).

Y.S. Tang, Y.S. Li, Q.Yang, A. Hirose, Characterization of hydrogenated amorphous carbon thin films by end-Hall ion beam deposition, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE  257, 4699-4705 (2011).

Y.S. Li, T.J. Pan, Y. Tang, Q. Ynag, A. Hirose, Selective synthesis of diamond and CNT nanostructures direcly on stainless steel substrates, DIAMOND AND RELATED MATERIALS 20, 187-190 (2011).

M. Dreval, C. Xiao, A. Hirose, Numerical simulations of the soft X-ray signals for determination of radial locations of the magnetic islands in the STOR-M tokamak, RADIATION EFFECTS AND DEFECTS IN SOLIDS  166, 765-773 (2011).

H. Li, C. Xiao, E. Zhang, A.K. Singh, A. Hirose, Measurement of neutral gas temperature in inductively coupled plasmas, RADIATION EFFECTS AND DEFECTS IN SOLIDS, 166, 399-407 (2011).

J.Z.G. Ma, A. Hirose, J.-P. St-Maurice, W. Liu, Nonlinear electrostatic ion acoustic ocsilliton waves driven by charge nonneutral effects, ANNALES GEOPHYSICAE 29, 123-145 (2011).

2010

Y. Tang, Y.S. Li, Q. Yang, A. Hirose, Study of carbide-forming element interlayers for diamond nucleation and growth on silicon and WC-Co substrates, THIN SOLID FILMS 519, 1606-1610  (2010).

T. Asai, H. Itagaki, H. Numasawa, Y. Terashima, Y. Hirano, and A. Hirose,  “A compact and continuously driven supersonic plasma and neutral source,” Reviews of Scientific Instruments 81, 10E119 (2010).

Y.S. Li, Y. Tang, Q. Ynag, A. Hirose, “Effects of nanoscale Ni, Al, and Ni-Al interlayers on nucleation and growth of diamond on Si,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology 28, 1056-1059 (2010).

N. Joiner, A. Hirose, and W. Dorland, “Parallel magnetic field perturbations in gyrokinetic simulations,” Physics of Plasmas 17, 072104 (2010).

J.M. Maley, T.K. Sham, A. Hirose, Q. Yang, M.P. Bradley, R. Sammynaiken, “Chemical reactions and applications of the reductive surface of porous silicon,” Journal of Nanoscience and Technology 10, 6332-6339 (2010).

Y.S. Li, Y. Tang, Q. Yang, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, “Growth and adhesion failure of diamond thin films deposited on stainless steel with ultra-thin dual metal interlayers,” Applied Surface Science 26, 7653-7657 (2010). 

A. Hirose, “Radiation pressure on a dielectric surface,” Canadian Journal of Physics 88, 247-252 (2010)

J.Z.G. Ma and A. Hirose, “Lower-hybrid (LH) oscillitons evolved from ion-acoustic (IA)/ion-cyclotron (IC) solitary waves: effect of electron inertia,”  Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 17, 245-268 (2010).

Y. Tang, Y.S. Li, Q. Yang, and A. Hirose, Deposition and characterization of diamond coatings on WC-Co cutting tools with W/Al interlayer,” Diamond and Related Materials 19, 496-499 (2010)

Y. Tang, Y.S. Li, Q. Yang and A. Hirose,  “ Fabrication and orientation control of diamond nanotips by broad ion beam etching,” Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics 43, 135301 (2010).

Y.S. Li, Y. Tang, Q. Yang, J. Maley, R. Sammynaiken, T. Regier, C. Xiao and A. Hirose, “ Ultrathin W-Al Dual Interlayer Approach to Depositing Smooth and Adherent Nanocrystalline Diamond Films on Stainless Steel,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2, 335-338 (2010).

A. Pant, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, “Repetitive operation of the University of Saskatchewan Compact Torus Injector,” Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 165, 96-105 (2010).

G.S. Germaine, C. Xiao and A. Hirose, “ Plasma flow measurements in improved modes on STOR-M and CASTOR tokamaks,” Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids, 165 138-164 (2010).

M. Dreval, D. Rohraff, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, “Retarding field energy analyzer for the Saskatchewan Torus-Modified plasma boundary,” Review of Scientific Instruments 80 103505 (2010).

2009

J.Z.G. M and A. Hirose, "Non-wave mechnanism of transverde ion heating in magnetic flux tubes," Physica Scripta 80, 025501 (2009).

Y.S. Li, Y. Tang, Q. Ynag, C.Xiao and A. Hirose, "Al-enhanced low temperature deposition of diasmond thin films on hetero substrates," Materials Chemistry and Physics 116, 649-653 (2009).

A. Hirose and R. Dick, "Fresnel's foumulae and the Minkowski momentum," Canadian Journal of Physics 87, 407-410 (2009).

N. Joiner and A. Hirose, "Gyro-kinetic verification of the persistence of kinetic ballooning mode in the MHD second stability regime," Physics of Plasmas 16, 069902 (2009).

D. Trembach, C. Xiao, M. Dreval, and A. Hirose, “ Diamagnetic measurements in the STOR-M tokamak by a flux loop system exterior to the vacuum vessel,” Review of Scientific Instruments 80, 053502 (2009).

Y.S. Li and A. Hirose, “Controlled synthesis of diamond and carbon nanotubes on Ni-base alloy,” Applied Surface Science 255, 2251-2255 (2008).

J.Z.G. Ma and A. Hirose, “Parallel propagation of ion solitons in magnetic flux tubes,” Physica Scripta 79, 045502 (2009).

Y.S. Li, Y. Tang, Q. Yang, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, “ Diamond deposition on steel substrates with an Al interlayer,” International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 27, 417-420 (2009).

J.Z.G. Ma and A. Hirose,“ High-frequency electrostatic lower-hybrid (LH) waves in magnetic flux tubes, ” Physica Scripta 79, 035503 (2009).

2008

T. Hamilton, R.G. Wilks, M.V. Yablonski, Q. Yang, M.N. Foursa, A. Hirose, V.N. Vasilets, and A. Moewes, “ Determining the sp(2)/sp(3) bonding concentrations of carbon films using X-ray absorption spectroscopy,” Canadian Journal of Physics 86, 1401-1407 (2008).

C. Xiao, T. Niu, J.E. Morelli, C. Paz Soldan, M. Dreval, S. Elgriw, D. Rohraff, D. Trembach, and A. Hirose,   “Design and initial operation of multichord soft x-ray detection arrays on the STOR-M tokamak,” Review of Scientific Instruments 79, 10E926 (2008).

N. Joiner and A. Hirose, “Gyrokinetic verification of the persistence of kinetic ballooning modes in the magnetohydrodynamic second stability regime,”   Physics of Plasmas 15, 082107 (2008).

M. Dreval, C. Xiao, D. Trembach, A. Hirose, S. Elgriw, A. Pant, D. Rohraff, and T. Niu, “ Simultaneous evolution of plasma rotation, radial electric field, MHD activity and plasma confinement in the STOR-M tokamak ,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 50, 095014 (2008).

A. Hirose and N. Joiner, Short wavelength ballooning modes in tokamaks, in New Aspects of Plasma Physics, Ed. P.K. Shukla, L. Stenflo and B. Eliasson, (World Scientific, Singapore, 2008), p. 476.

A. Hirose, M. Dreval, S. Elgriw, O. Mitarai, A. Pant, M. Peng, D. Rohraff, A.K. Singh, D. Trembach, and C. Xiao, Recent results from the STOR-M tokamak,  in Plasma and Fusion Science, Ed. C. Varandas and C. Silva (AIP, New York, 2008), Vol. 996, pp.14-23.

Y.S. Li, Y. Tang, Q. Yang, S. Shimada, R. Wei, K.Y. Lee, and A. Hirose, Al-enhanced nucleation and adhesion of diamond films on WC-Co substrates,  International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 26, 465-471 (2008).

N. Dreval, C. Xiao, D. Trembach, A. Hirose, Heavy ion beam probe diagnostics for the STOR-M tokamak: numerical simulations and design features, Plasma Devices and Operations 16, 127-134 (2008).

Q. Yang, Y. Tang, S.L. Yang, Y.S. Li, and A. Hirose, Simultaneous growth of diamond thin films and carbon nanotubes at temperatures lower than 500 degree C,  Carbon 46, 589-595 (2008).

X. Lu, Q. Yang, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Field electron emission characteristics of chemical vapor depsoition diamond thin films with controlled sp(2) phase concentration, Thin Solid Films 516, 4217-4221 (2008).

Y.S. Li, Q. Yang, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Effects of various alloying elements on diamond growth on Fe-Cr steels,  Thin Solid Films 516, 3089-3093 (2008).

D. Liu, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Performance of the university of saskatchewan compact torus injector with curved accceleration eelctrodes, Review of Scientific Instruments 79, 013502 (2008).

2007

N. Joiner and A. Hirose, Effects of magnetosonic perturbations on electron temperature gardient driven modes and the stability of skin depth sized electron ballooning modes,  Physics of Plasmas 14, 112111 (2007).


Y.S. Li and A. Hirose, The effects of substrate compositions on adhesion of diamond films deposited on Fe-base alloys, Surface and Coatings Technology  202, 280-287 (2007).

X. Lu, Q. Yang, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Synthesis and field electron emission characteristics of diamond multilayer films grown by graphite etching, Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics 40, 4010-4014 (2007).

X. Lu, Q. Yang, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Effects of hydrogen flow rate on the growth and field electron emission characteristics of diamond thin films synthesized through graphite etching, Diamond and Related Materials 16, 1623-1627 (2007).

Q. Yang, S. Yang, Y.S. Li, X. Lu, and A. Hirose,  NEXAFS characterization of nanocrystalline diamond thin films synthesized with high methane concentrations, Diamond and Related Materials 16, 730-734 (2007).

Y.S. Li, C. Xiao, A. Hirose, Q. Yang, and S. Shimada, Diamond growth on a Si substrate with ceramic interlayers, Journal of American Ceramic Society 90, 1427-1433 (2007).
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Q.Q. Yang, S.L. Yang, C.J. Xiao, and A. Hirose,  Transformation of carbon nanotabes to diamond in microwave hydrogen plasma, Materials Letters 61, 2208-2211 (2007).

A. Hirose, Skin size ballooning mode in tokamaks, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 49, 145-150 (2007).

Y.S. Li and A. Hirose, Diamond growth on Fe-Cr-Al alloy by H-2-plasma enhanced graphite etching, Journal of Applied Physics 101, 073503 (2007).

2006

Q.Q. Yang, S.L. Yang, C.J. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Effects of nickel thin films on nucleation and growth of diamond on silicon substrates, Materials Research Innovations 10, 115-+ (2006).

W.F. Chen, C.J. Xiao, Q.Q. Yang, S.L. Yang, and A. Hirose, Controlled synthesis of tungsten and tungsten oxide nanorod films, Materials Research Innovations 10, 43-+  (2006).

X. Lu, Q. Yang, W. Chen, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, Field electron emission characteristics of diamond films with different grain morphologies, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 24, 2575-2580 (2006).

W. Chen, X. Lu, Q. Yang, C. Xiao, R. Sammynaiken, J. Maley, and A. Hirose,   Effects of gas flow rate on diamond deposition in a microwave plasma reactor, Thin Solid Films 515, 1970-1975  (2006).

Y.S. Li and A. Hirose, Direct coating of nanophase diamond films on steel substrate, Chemical Physics Letters 433, 150-153 (2006).

A.K. Singh, J. Morelli, C. Xiao, O. Mitarai, and A. Hirose, Investigation of plasma equilibrium in the Saskatchewan Torus-modified (STOR-M) during alternating current operation, Contributions to Plasma Physics 46, 773-780 (2006).

T. Hamilton, M. Foursa, A. Hirose and A. Moewes, X-ray absorption of nitrogen-doped amorphous carbon films for determining sp(2)/sp(3) bonding concentrations, Radiation Physics and Chemistry 75, 1613-1616  (2006).

2005

C. Xiao, D. Liu, S. Livingstone, A.K. Singh, E. Zhang, and A. Hirose, “Tangential and vertical compact torus injection experiments on the STOR-M tokamak,” Plasma Science and Technology 7, 2701-2704 (2005). 

Q. Yang, W. Chen, C. Xiao, A. Hirose, and R. Sammynaiken, “Simultaneous Growth of Well-aligned Diamond and Graphitic Carbon Nanostructures through Graphite Etching,” Diamond and Related Materials 14, 1683-1687 (2005). 

M.P. Gryaznevich, E. Del Bosco, A. Malaquias, G. Mank, G. von Oost, Y. He, H. Hegazy, M. Hron, A. Hirose, B. Kuteev, G.O. Ludwig, I.C. Mascimento, C. Silva, and G.M. Yorobyev, “Joint research using small tokamaks,” Nuclear Fusion 45, 1-10 (2005). 

C.J. Xiao, D. Liu, S. Livingstone, A.K. Singh, E. Zhang, A. Hirose, “Tangential and vertical compact torus injection experiments on the STOR-M tokamak,” Plasma Science and Technology 7, 2701-2704 (2005). 

Q. Yang, C. Xiao, W. Chen and A. Hirose, “Synthesis of diamond films and nanotips through graphite etching,” Carbon 43, 748-754 (2005).

Q. Yang, C.J. Xiao, A. Hirose, “Plasma enhanced deposition of nano-structured carbon films,” Plasma Science and Technology 7, 2660-2664 (2005).

W. Chen, C. Xiao,Q. Yang, A. Moewes, A. Hirose, “The effects of bias polarity on the growth of diamond films,” Canadian Journal of Physics 83, 753-759 (2005).

Q. Yang, W. Chen, C. Xiao, A. Hirose, and M. Bradley, “ Low temperature synthesis of diamond thin films through graphite etching in a microwave hydrogen plasma,” Carbon 43, 2635-2638 (2005). 

J.E. Morelli, A. Hirose, and H.C. Wood, “Fuzzy logic based plasma position controller for STOR-M,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 13, 328-337 (2005). 

V.N. Vasilets, A. Hirose, Q. Yang, A. Singh, R. Sammynaiken, Yu.M. Shulga, A.V. Kuznetsov, and V.I. Sevastianov, 2005, “ Hot wire plasma deposition of doped DLC films on fluorocarbon polymers for biomedical applications,” in Plasma Processes and Polymers, (Wiley-VCH GmbH & Co., Weinheim, Germany, 2005), pp. 65-76. 

2004

Q. Yang, C. Xiao, W. Chen, A. Hirose, “ Selective growth of diamond and carbon nanostructures by hot filament chemical vapor deposition,” Diamond and Related Materials 13, 433-437 (2004).

A. Ito, A. Hirose, S. Mahajan, and S. Ohsaki, “Remarks on discrete Alfven wave spectra induced by the Hall current,” Physics of Plasmas 11, 5643-5647 (2004). 

A.Hirose, A. Ito, S. Mahajan, and S. Ohsaki, “ Relation between Hall magnetohydrodynamics and kinetic Alfven waves,” Physics Letters A 330, 474-480 (2004). 

C. Xiao, A. Hirose, and S. Sen, 2004, “Improved confinement induced by tangential injection of compact torus into the STOR-M tokamak,” Physics of Plasmas 11, 4041-4049 (2004).  

Q.Yang,W.Chen,C.Xiao,A. Hirose, R. Sammynaiken, “ Simultaneous Growth of Well-aligned Diamond and Graphitic Carbon Nanostructures through Graphite Etching,” Diamond  and Related Materials 14, 1683-1687 (2005).

Q.Q. Yang, T. Senda, N. Kotani, and A. Hirose, “ Sliding Wear Behavior and Tribofilm Formation f Ceramics at High Temperatures,” Surface and Coatings Technology 184, 270-277 (2004).   A. Ito and A. Hirose, “ Eigenmode of ion acoustic instability in the presence of sheared parallel flow,” Physics of Plasmas 11, 23-27 (2004).

A.K. Singh, R. Kaur, S.K. Mattoo, and A. Hirose, “Observation of radial propagation of electrostatic fluctuations in toroidal plasma,” Physics of Plasmas 11, 328-331 (2004). 

A. Hirose, “Short wavelength temperature gradient modes in tokamaks,” Recent Research Development in Plasmas 3, 1-21 (2004). (invited review paper) 

A. Hirose, H. Li, S. Livingstone, and X.F. Lu, “On diffraction of electromagnetic waves by an aperture in a conducting screen,” Canadian Journal of Physics 82, 495-500 (2004). 

A. Hirose, “Electron thermal diffusivity due to the electron temperature gradient mode,” Physical Review Letters 92, 025001 (2004). 

A. Hirose, D. Liu, and S. Livingstone, “Effects of charge nonneutrality and finite beta on the electron temperature gradient modes in tokamaks,” Canadian Journal of Physics 82, 167-176 (2004). 

V.N. Vasilets, A. Hirose, Q.Q. Yang, A. Singh, R. Sammynaiken, M. Foursa, and Y.M. Shulga, “Characterization of doped diamond-like carbon films deposited by hot wire plasma sputtering of graphite,” Applied Physics A 79, 2079-2084 (2004). 

2003

Q. Yang, C. Xiao, R. Sammynaiken, and A. Hirose, Selective growth of novelcarbon materials by hot filamentchemical vapor deposition ,”Diamond and Related Materials 13, 433-437 (2004). 

A. Hirose, “Effects of charge non-neutrality and finite beta on the electron temperature gradient mode,” Physics of Plasmas 10, 4567-4569 (2003).

A. Hirose, “Kinetic ballooning mode in Tokamaks,” Annals of European Academy of Sciences 2003, 281-294 (2003).

Q. Yang, C. Xiao, W. Chen, A. K. Singh, T. Asai and A. Hirose,“ Growth mechanism and orientation control of well-aligned carbon nanotubes,” Diamond and Related Materials 12, 1482-1487 (2003).  

A. V. Sokolov, E. Z. Kurmaev, S. Leitch, A. Moewes, J. Kortus, L. D. Finkelstein, N. A. Skorikov, C. Xiao, and A. Hirose, “ Band dispersion of MgB2, graphite and diamond from resonant inelastic scattering,” Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 15, 2081-2089 (2003).

A. Hirose and M. Elia, “Kinetic ballooning stability of internal transport barriers in tokamaks,” Physics of Plasmas 10, 1195-1198 (2003). 

A. Hirose, K. Edler, E. Bolster, and O. Ishihara, “Electron velocity diffusion in strong turbulence,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 31, 3-6 (2003).

A. Hirose and M. Elia, “Electron temperature gradient driven skin size drift mode in tokamaks,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 45, L1-L7 (2003). 

A. K. Singh, J. Morelli, T. Asai, and A. Hirose, “Measurement of radial propagation of electrostatic fluctuations in the STOR-M tokamak,” Physics of Plasmas 10, 3451 (2003).

2002

A. Smolyakov, M. Yagi, Y. Kishimoto, 2002. Short Wavelength Temperature Gradient Driven Modes in Tokamak Plasmas, PhysicalReview Letters 89, 125005, p.1-4.

A. Smolyakov, P. Diamond, Y. Kishimoto, 2002. Secondary instabilities of large scale flow and magnetic field in the electromagnetic short wavelength drift-Alfven wave turbulence, Physics of Plasmas 9, 3826-3834.  

 Y. Tyshetskiy, A. Smolyakov, V. Godyak, 2003. Reduction of the Electron Heating in Low Frequncy Anomalous Skin Effect Regime. Physical Review  Letters 90 255002.

A. Smolyakov, V. Godyak, Y. Tyshetskiy, 2003. Nonlinear Effects in Inductively Coupled Plasmas.  Physics of Plasmas 10, 2108-2116.

I. Gruzinov, A. Das, P. H. Diamond and A. Smolyakov, 2002.  Fast zonal field dynamo in collisionless kinetic Alfven wave turbulence, Physics Letters A  302,   119-124. 

A. Smolyakov, M. Yagi, Y. Kishimoto, 2002. Short Wavelength Temperature Gradient Driven Modes in Tokamak Plasmas, Physical Review  Letters 89, 125005,  p.1-4.

A. Smolyakov, P. Diamond, Y. Kishimoto, 2002. Secondary instabilities of large scale flow and magnetic field in the electromagnetic short wavelength drift-Alfven wave turbulence,    Physics of Plasmas 9, 3826-3834.

Y. Tyshetskiy, A. Smolyakov, V. Godyak, 2002.  Nonlocal heating in inductively coupled plasma, Plasma Sources: Science and Technology, 11, 203- 207.

A. I. Smolyakov, E. Lazzaro, R. Coelho, T. Ozeki, 2002. Role of the shear flow profile on the stability of magnetic islands, Physics of Plasmas 9,  371-374.

2001

A. Smolyakov, E. Lazzaro, M. Azumi, Y. Kishimoto, 2001. Stabilization of magnetic islands due to plasma flow and viscosity, Plasma Physics Controlled Fusion 43, 1661-1669.  

A. Smolyakov, P.H. Diamond, I. Gruzinov, A. Das, M. Malkov, V.I. Schevchenko, 2000. Shear flow instabilities in magnetized plasma and geostrophic fluids, In International School of Plasma Physics, Theory of Fusion Plasmas, ed. by J. W. Connor, Societa Italiana di Fisica, Editrice Compositori Bologna, 199-211.

A. I. Smolyakov, A.V. Kustov, R.A. Makarevitch, 2001. Secondary instabilities in the dynamics of the Farley-Buneman fluctuations, Journal of Geophysical Research 106, 15,511-15,518.

A. Smolyakov, V. Godyak, Y. Tyshetskiy, 2001.  Effect of the electron thermal motion on the ponderomotive force in   inductive plasma, Physics of Plasmas 7, 3857-3860.

A. Smolyakov, V. Godyak, A. Duffy, 2000. On nonlinear effects in inductively coupled plasmas.  Physics of Plasmas 7, 4755-4762.

V. Godyak, R. Piejak, B. Alexandrovich, and A. Smolyakov, 2001. Observation of the ponderomotive effect in an inductive plasma, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 10, 459-462.

2000

V. Godyak, R. Piejak, B. Alexandrovich, and A. Smolyakov, 2000. Nonlinear radio-frequency potential in an inductive plasma, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 9, 541-544.

A.I. Smolyakov, P.H. Diamond, and V.I. Shevchenko, 2000, Zonal flow generation by parametric instability in magnetized plasmas and geostrophic fluids, Physics of Plasmas, 7, 1349-1351.

E.S. Furkal, A.I. Smolyakov, 2000.  The generalized transport equations for arbitrary collision frequency in a weakly ionized plasma, Physics of Plasmas, 7, 122-134.

A.I. Smolyakov, P.H. Diamond, 1999, Generalized action invariants for drift wave-zonal flow systems, Physics of Plasmas, 6, 4410-4413.

A.I. Smolyakov, P.H. Diamond, M. Malkov, 2000, Coherent structure phenomena in drift wave - zonal flow turbulence, Physical Review Letters, 84, 491-494.

 

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