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Recent Publications

**"Simulation studies of field-reversed configurations with rotating
magnetic field current drive"**

* E. V. Belova and R. C. Davidson*

Proceedings of the 22th Int. Conf. Geneva, 2008, paper IAEA-IC/P4-3
(International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2008)

**"New inductive field-reversed configuration formation scheme
utilizing a spheromak and solenoid induction"**

*S. P. Gerhardt, E. V. Belova, M. Yamada, et al.*

Physics of Plasmas 15, 032503 (2008)

**"Inductive sustainment of oblate FRCs with the assistance of magnetic diffusion, shaping, and finite-Larmor radius stabilization "**

*S. P. Gerhardt, E. V. Belova, M. Yamada, et al.*

Physics of Plasmas 15, 022503 (2008)

**"Inductive sustainment of a field-reversed configuration stabilized by shaping, magnetic diffusion, and finite-Larmor radius effects "**

*S. P. Gerhardt, E. V. Belova, M. Yamada, H. Ji, M. Inomoto et al. *

Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 245003 (2007)

**"Recent advances in the SPIRIT (Self-organized Plasma with Induction, Reconnection, and Injection Techniques) concept "**

*H. Ji, E. Belova, S. P. Gerhardt, and M. Yamada *

J. Fusion Energy 26, 93 (2007)

**"Advances in the numerical modeling of field-reversed configurations "**

*E. V. Belova, R. C. Davidson, H. Ji, M. Yamada *

Phys. Plasmas 13, 056115 (2006)

**"Numerical study of the formation, ion spin-up and nonlinear stability properties of field-reversed configurations "**

*E. V. Belova, R. C. Davidson, H. Ji, M. Yamada, C. D. Cothran, M. R. Brown, M. J. Schaffer *

Nuclear Fusion 46, 162 (2006)

**"Effects of energetic beam ions on stability properties of field reversed configuration "**

*E. V. Belova, Davidson, R.C., Ji, H., Yamada, M., Gerhardt, S.P. *

Proceedings of the 21th Int. Conf. Chengdu, 2006, paper IAEA-TH/P3-16 (International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2006)

**"Equilibrium and stability studies of oblate field reversed configurations in the Magnetic Reconnection Experiment "**

*S. P. Gerhardt, E. Belova, M. Inomoto, M. Yamada, H. Ji, Y. Ren, and A. Kuritsyn *

Phys. Plasmas 13, 112508 (2006)

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**"Kinetic effects on the stability properties of
field-reversed configurations: II. Nonlinear evolution",
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* Belova, E. V., R. C. Davidson, H. Ji, M. Yamada*

Phys. Plasmas **11**, 2523 (2004)

**"Beam ion driven instabilities in the National Spherical
Tokamak Experiment",**

* N. N. Gorelenkov, E. Belova, H. L. Berk, C. Z. Cheng, et al.
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Phys. Plasmas **11**, 2586 (2004)

**"Self-consistent equilibrium model of low aspect-ratio toroidal
plasma with energetic beam ions",**

* E. V. Belova, N. N. Gorelenkov, C. Z. Cheng*

Phys. Plasmas **10**, 3240 (2003)

**"Kinetic effects on the stability properties of field-reversed
configurations. I. Linear stability",**

* E. V. Belova, R. C. Davidson, H. Ji and M. Yamada*

Phys. Plasmas **10**, 2361 (2003)

**"Field-reversed configuration (FRC) equilibium and
stability",**

* D. C. Barnes, E. V. Belova, R. C. Davidson, et al.,*

19th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Lyon, 2002,
paper TH/4-5.

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**"Kinetic stability of the field-reversed configuration",**

* E. V. Belova, R. C. Davidson, H. Ji and M. Yamada*

Proceedings of 29th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics and
Controlled Fusion, Montreux Switzerland, 2002.

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**"Nonlinear gyroviscous force in a collisionless plasma",**

* E. V. Belova*

Phys. Plasmas **8**, 3936 (2001)

**"Numerical study of global stability of oblate field-reversed
configurations",**

* E. V. Belova et al.*

Phys. Plasmas **8**, 1267 (2001)

**"Global stability of the field-reversed configuration",**

* E. V. Belova et al.*

18th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Sorrento, 2000,
paper IAEA-CN-77/THP2/02.

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**"Numerical study of tilt stability of prolate field-reversed
configurations",**

* E. V. Belova et al.*

Phys. Plasmas **7**, 4996 (2000)