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M. Francisquez, N. R. Mandell, G. W. Hammett, A. Hakim, Mapped discontinuous Galerkin interpolations and sheared boundary conditions,  submitted to Journal of Computational Physics, 2021.

A. Shukla et al., A Learned Closure Method Applied to Phase Mixing in a Turbulent Gradient-Driven Gyrokinetic System in Simple Geometry, submitted to Journal of Plasma Physics, 2021.

Q. Pan, D. R. Ernst, and D. Hatch, Importance of Gyrokinetic Exact Fokker–Planck Collisions in Fusion Plasma Turbulence, Phys. Rev. E Letters 103, L051202 (2021).

N. R. Mandell, Magnetic Fluctuations in Gyrokinetic Simulations of Tokamak Scrape-Off Layer Turbulence, Princeton Ph.D. thesis (2021).

D. R. Hatch et al., Microtearing Modes as the Source of Magnetic Fluctuations in the JET Pedestal, Nuclear Fusion, 2021.


M. Francisquez, T. N. Bernard, N. R. Mandell, G. W. Hammett, A. Hakim. Conservative discontinuous Galerkin scheme of a gyro-averaged Dougherty collision operator, Nuclear Fusion 60, 096021 (2020).

A. Hakim et al., Continuum electromagnetic gyrokinetic simulations of turbulence in the tokamak scrape-off layer and laboratory devices, Phys. Plasmas, 2020.

M.J. Pueschel et al., Multiscale Interactions of Microtearing Turbulence in the Tokamak Pedestal, Nuclear Fusion, 2020.

N. R. Mandell et al., Electromagnetic full-f gyrokinetics in the tokamak edge with discontinuous Galerkin methods, J. Plasma Phys., 2020.

C. Michoski, et al., Solving Differential Equations Using Deep Neural Networks, Neurocomputing, 2020.

Q. Pan, D. Ernst and P. Crandall, First implementation of gyrokinetic exact linearized landau collision operator and comparison with models, Physics of Plasmas 27, 042307 (2020), APS invited talk.

T. Xie et al., Quasilinear Modeling of Heat Flux from Microtearing Turbulence, Physics of Plasmas, 2020.


D. R. Hatch, et al. Final report for the FY19 FES theory performance target. Technical report, 2019.

D. R. Hatch et al., Direct Gyrokinetic Comparison of Pedestal Transport in JET with Carbon and ITER-like Walls, Nuclear Fusion, 2019


J. B. Parker, L. L. LoDestro, D. Told, G. Merlo, L. F. Ricketson, A. Campos, F. Jenko, and J. A. F. Hittinger, Bringing global gyrokinetic turbulence simulations to the transport timescale using a multiscale approach, Nuclear Fusion, 58, 054004 (2018).

J.B. Parker, L. L. LoDestro, A. Campos, Investigation of a Multiple-Timescale Turbulence-Transport Coupling Method in the Presence of Random Fluctuations, Plasma, 1(1), 12 (2018).

Other relevant publications

Darin Ernst, Alessandro Bortolon, Xi Chen, Jacob King, Andrew O. Nelson, Devon Battaglia, Amanda Hubbard, Final Technical Report for the 2022 Magnetic Fusion Energy Joint Research Target: Intrinsically Non-ELMing Enhanced Confinement Regimes, Prepared for the Fusion Energy Sciences Program, DOE Office of Science, GA Technical Report GA-C29760, September 30, 2022, 163pp.

Qingjiang Pan and Darin R. Ernst, Gyrokinetic Landau collision operator in conservative form, Phys. Rev. E 99, 023201 (2019).

D. R. Ernst et al.,Viability of Wide Pedestal QH-Mode for Burning Plasma Operation, 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Gandinagar, India, invited oral EX/2-2, October 22-27, 2018.

Andrew J. Majda, Di Qi, and Antoine J. Cerfon,  A flux-balanced fluid model for collisional plasma edge turbulence: Model derivation and basic physical features, Physics of Plasmas 25, 102307 (2018).

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