- M.
Yamada, J. Yoo, J. Jara-Almonte, H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, C. Myers, "Conversion
of magnetic energy in the magnetic reconnection layer of a laboratory
plasma", Nature Communications
**5**, 4774 (2014). (pdf file) (radio interview)

- J.
Yoo, M. Yamada, H. Ji, J. Jara-Almonte, C. Myers, L.-J. Chen, "Laboratory
study of magnetic reconnection with a density asymmetry across the
current sheet", Phys. Rev. Lett.
**113**, 095002 (2014). (pdf file)

- Y. Joo, M. Yamada, H. Ji, J. Jara-Almonte, C. Myers, "Bulk ion acceleration and particle heating during magnetic reconnection in a laboratory plasma", Phys. Plasmas 21, 055706 (2014). (pdf file)
- J.
Jara-Almonte, W. Daughton, and H. Ji, "Debye
Scale Turbulence within the Electron Diffusion Layer during Magnetic
Reconnection", Phys. Plasmas
**21**, 032114 (2014). (pdf file)

- S.
Dorfman, H. Ji, M. Yamada, J. Yoo, E. Lawrence, C. Myers, and T.D.
Tharp, "Experimental Observation of 3-D, Impulsive Reconnection Events
in a Laboratory Plasma", Phys. Plasmas
**21**, 012109 (2014). (pdf file)

- N.
Jain, J. Buechner, S. Dorfman, H. Ji and A. Sharma, "Current
disruption and its spreading in collisionless
magneticreconnection", Phys. Plasmas
**20**, 112101 (2013). (pdf file)

- J.
Yoo, M. Yamada, H. Ji, and C. Myers, "Observation of ion
acceleration and heating during collisionless magneticreconnection
in a laboratory plasma", Phys. Rev. Lett.
**110**, 215007 (2013). (pdf file)

- T.D.
Tharp, M. Yamada, H. Ji, E. Lawrence, S. Dorfman, C. Myers, Y.-M.
Huang, A. Bhattacharjee, "Study of the Effects ofGuide Field on Hall
Reconnection", Phys. Plasmas
**20**, 055705 (2013). (pdf file)

- V.
Roytershteyn, S. Dorfman, W. Daughton, H. Ji, M. Yamada, and H.
Karimabadi, "Electromagnetic instability of thin reconnectionlayers:
comparison of 3D simulations with MRX observations", Phys. Plasmas
**20**, 061212 (2013). (pdf file)

- S.
Dorfman, H. Ji, M. Yamada, J. Yoo, T. Tharp, E. Lawrence, and C.
Myers, "Three-dimensional, Impulsive Magnetic Reconnectionin a
Laboratory Plasma", Geophys. Phys. Lett.
**40**, 233 (2013). (pdf file)

- E.
Lawrence, H. Ji, M. Yamada, and J. Yoo, "Laboratory Study of Hall
Reconnection in Partially Ionized Plasmas", Phys. Rev. Lett.
**110**, 015001 (2013). (pdf file)

- T.
Tharp, M. Yamada, H. Ji, E. Lawrence, S. Dorfman, C. Myers, and J.
Yoo, "Quantitative Study of Guide Field Effects onHall Reconnection in
a Laboratory Plasma", Phys. Rev. Lett.
**109**, 165002 (2012) (pdf file) - J.
Yoo and M. Yamada, "Experimental evaluation of common spacecraft data
analysis techniques for reconnection region analysis in a laboratory
plasma", J. Geophys. Res. 117,
A12202 (2012). (pdf file)

- H. Ji and W. Daughton, "Phase diagram for magnetic reconnection in heliophysical, astrophysical, and laboratory plasmas," Phys. Plasmas 18, 111207 (2011) (pdf file)
- M. Yamada, "Mechanisms of impulsive magnetic reconnection: Global and local aspects", Phys. Plasmas 18, 111212 (2011) (pdf file)
- R. Kulsrud, "Intuitive approach to magnetic reconnection", Phys. Plasmas 18, 111201 (2011) (pdf file)
- E. Zweibel, E. Lawrence, J. Yoo, H. Ji, M. Yamada, and L. Malyshkin, "Magnetic reconnection in partially ionized plasmas", Phys. Plasmas 18, 111211 (2011) (pdf file)
- E. Oz, C. Myers, M. Yamada, H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, and J. Xie, "Experimental verification of the Kruskal-Shafranov stability limit in line-tied partial-toroidal plasmas", Phys. Plasmas 18, 102107 (2011) (pdf file)
- V. Roytershteyn, W. Daughton, S. Dorfman, Y. Ren, H. Ji, M. Yamada, H. Karimabadi, L. Yin, B.J. Albright, and K.J. Bowers, "Driven magnetic reconnection near the Dreicer limit", Physics of Plasmas 17, 055706 (2010). (pdf)
- M. Yamada, R. Kulsrud, and H. Ji, "Magnetic Reconnection", Reviews of Modern Physics 82, 603 (2010). (pdf)
- E. Zweibel and M. Yamada, "Magnetic Reconnection in Astrophysical and Laboratory Plasmas", Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 47, 291 (2009). (pdf)
- Y. Wang, R. Kulsrud, and H. Ji, "An analytic study of the perpendicularly propagating electromagnetic drift instabilities in the Magnetic Reconnection Experiment", Physics of Plasmas 15, 122105 (2008). (pdf)
- J. Goodman and D. Uzdensky, "Reconnection in Marginally Collisionless Accretion Disk Coronae", Astrophysical Journal 688, 555 (2008). (pdf)
- S. Dorfman, W. Daughton, V. Roytershteyn, H. Ji, Y. Ren, M. Yamada, "Two-dimensional fully kinetic simulations of driven magnetic reconnection with boundary conditions relevant to the Magnetic Reconnection Experiment", Physics of Plasmas 15, 102107 (2008). (pdf)
- Y. Ren, M. Yamada, H. Ji, S. Dorfman, S. Gerhardt, R. Kulsrud, "Experimental study of the Hall effect and electron diffusion region during magnetic reconnection in a laboratory plasma", Physics of Plasmas 15, 082113 (2008). (pdf)
- Y. Ren, M. Yamada, H, Ji, S. Gerhardt, R. Kulsrud, "Identification of the electron-diffusion region during magnetic reconnection in a laboratory plasma", Physical Review Letters 101, 085003 (2008). (pdf)
- H. Ji, Y. Ren, M. Yamada, S. Dorfman, W. Daughton, S. Gerhardt, "New insights into dissipation in the electron layer during magnetic reconnection", Geophysical Research Letters 35, L13106 (2008). (pdf)
- D. Uzdensky and J. Goodman, "Statistical Description of a Magnetized Corona Above a Turbulent Accretion Disk", Astrophysical Journal 682, 608 (2008). (pdf)
- S. Gerhardt, E. Belova, M. Yamada, H. Ji, Y. Ren, B. McGeehan, M. Inomoto, "Field-reversed configuration formation scheme utilizing a spheromak and solenoid induction", Physics of Plasmas 15, 032503 (2008). (pdf)
- S. Gerhardt, E. Belova, M. Yamada, H. Ji, M. Inomoto, Y. Ren, B. McGeehan, "New method for inductively forming an oblate field reversed configuration from a spheromak". Nuclear Fusion 48, 032001 (2008). (pdf)
- S. Gerhardt, E. Belova, M. Yamada, H. Ji, M. Inomoto, C, Jacobson, R. Maqueda, B. McGeehan, Y. Ren, "Inductive sustainment of oblate field-reversed configurations with the assistance of magnetic diffusion, shaping, and finite-Larmor radius stabilization", Physics of Plasmas 15, 022503 (2008). (pdf)
- D. Uzdensky, "Self-Regulation of Solar Coronal Heating Process via the Collisionless Reconnection Condition", Physical Review Letters 99, 261101 (2007). (pdf)
- D. Uzdensky, "The Fast Collisionless Reconnection Condition and the Self-Organization of Solar Coronal Heating", Astrophysical Journal 669, 546 (2007). (pdf)
- S. Gerhardt, E. Belova, M. Yamada, H. Ji, M. Inomoto, R. Ren, B. McGeehan, "Inductive Sustainment of a Field-Reversed Configuration Stabilized by Shaping, Magnetic Diffusion, and Finite-Larmor-Radius Effects", Physical Review Letters 99, 245003 (2007). (pdf)
- M. Yamada, H. Ji, S. Gerhardt, E. Belova, R. Davidson, D. Mikkelsen, "A Self-Organize Plasma with Induction, Reconnection, and Injection Techniques: the SPIRIT Concept for Field Reversed Configuration Research", Plasma Fusion Res. 2, 004 (2007). (pdf)
- A. Kuritsyn, H. Ji, S. Gerhardt, Y. Ren, M. Yamada, "Effects of global boundary and local collisionality on magnetic reconnection in a laboratory plasma", Geophysical Research Letters 34, L16106 (2007). (pdf)
- M. Yamada, "Progress in understanding magnetic reconnection in laboratory and space astrophysical plasmas", Physics of Plasmas 14, 058102 (2007). (pdf)
- S. Gerhardt, E. Belova, M. Inomoto, M. Yamada, H. Ji, Y. Ren, A. Kuritsyn, "Equilibrium and stability studies of oblate field-reversed configurations in the Magnetic Reconnection Experiment", Physics of Plasmas 13, 112508 (2006). (pdf)
- M. Inomoto, S. Gerhardt, M. Yamada, H. Ji, E. Belova, A. Kuritsyn, and Y. Ren, "Coupling between Global Geometry and the Local Hall Effect Leading to Reconnection-Layer Symmetry Breaking", Physical Review Letters 97, 135002 (2006). (pdf)
- D. Uzdensky and R. Kulsrud, "Physical origin of the quadrupole out-of-plane magnetic field in Hall-magnetohydrodynamic reconnection", Physics of Plasmas 13, 062305 (2006). (pdf)
- M. Yamada, Y. Ren, H. Ji, J. Breslau, S. Gerhardt, R. Kulsrud, and A. Kuritsyn, "Experimental study of two-fluid effects on magnetic reconnection in a laboratory plasma with variable collisionality", Physics of Plasmas 13, 052119 (2006). (pdf)
- A. Kuritsyn, M. Yamada, S. Gerhardt, H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, and Y. Ren, "Measurements of the parallel and transverse Spitzer resistivities during collisional magnetic reconnection", Physics of Plasmas 13, 055703 (2006). (pdf)
- Y. Ren, M. Yamada, S. Gerhardt, H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, and A. Kuritsyn,
"Experimental Verification of the Hall Effect during Magnetic
Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma", Physical Review Letters 95,
055003 (2005). (pdf)

- R. Kulsrud, H. Ji, W. Fox, and M. Yamada, "An electromagnetic drift
instability in the magnetic reconnection experiment and its importance
for magnetic reconnection", Physics of Plasmas 12,
082301 (2005). (pdf)

- H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, W. Fox, and M. Yamada, "An obliquely propagating
electromagnetic drift instability in the lower hybrid frequency range",
Journal of Geophysical Research 110,
A08212 (2005). (pdf)

- H. Ji, S. Terry, M. Yamada,
R. Kulsrud, A. Kuritsyn, and Y. Ren, "Electromagnetic Fluctuations
during Fast Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma", Physical Review
Letters
**92**, 115001 (2004). (pdf)

- F. Trintchouk, M. Yamada,
H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, and T. Carter, "Measurement of the transverse
Spitzer resistivity during collisional magnetic reconnection", Phys.
Plasmas
**10**, 319 (2003). (pdf)

- T. Carter, M. Yamada, H.
Ji, R. Kulsrud, and F. Trintchouk "Experimental Study of Lower-Hybrid
Drift Turbulence in a Reconnecting Current Sheet," Physics of Plasmas
**9**3272 (2002) (pdf)

- T. Carter, H. Ji, F.
Trintchouk, M. Yamada, and R. Kulsrud, "Measurement of Lower-Hybrid
Drift Turbulence in a Reconnecting Current Sheet," Physical Review
Letters
**88**015001-1 (2002) (pdf)

- H. Ji, T. Carter, S. Hsu,
and M. Yamada, "Study of local reconnection physics in a laboratory
plasma," Earth Planets Space
**53**, 539 (2001) (pdf)

- M. Yamada, "Review of the
Recent Controlled Experiments for Study of Local Reconnection
Physics," Earth Planets Space
**53**, 509 (2001) (abstract) (pdf)

- S. Hsu, T. Carter, G.
Fiksel, H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, and M. Yamada, "Experimental study of ion
heating and acceleration during magnetic reconnection," Physics of
Plasmas
**8**, 1916 (2001) (pdf)

- M. Yamada, H. Ji, S. Hsu,
T. Carter, R. Kulsrud, and F. Trintchouk, "Experimental investigation
of the neutral sheet profile during magnetic reconnection," Physics of
Plasmas
**7**, 1781 (2000) (pdf)

- S. Hsu, G. Fiksel, T.
Carter, H. Ji, R. Kulsrud, and M. Yamada, "Local Measurement of
Nonclassical Ion Heating during Magnetic Reconnection," Physical
Review Letters
**84**, 3859 (2000) (pdf)

- M. Yamada, "Review of
Controlled Laboratory Experiments on Physics of Magnetic
Reconnection," Journal of Geophysical Research
**104**14,529 (1999) (abstract) (pdf)

- H. Ji, M. Yamada, S. Hsu,
R. Kulsrud, T.Carter, and S. Zaharia "Magnetic reconnection with
Sweet-Parker characteristics in two-dimensional laboratory plasmas,"
Physics of Plasmas
**6**, 1743 (1999). (pdf)

- T.-H. Watanabe, T. Hayashi, T. Sato, M. Yamada, and H. Ji, "Modeling of magnetic island formation in magnetic reconnection experiment", Phys. Plasmas 6, 1253 (1999) (pdf file)
- H. Ji, M. Yamada, S. Hsu,
and R. Kulsrud, "Experimental Test of the Sweet-Parker Model of
Magnetic Reconnection," Physical Review Letters
**80**, 3256 (1998) (pdf)

- M. Yamada, H. Ji, S. Hsu,
T. Carter, R. Kulsrud, Y. Ono, and F. Perkins, "Identification of
Y-Shaped and O-Shaped Diffusion Regions During Magnetic Reconnection
in a Laboratory Plasma," Physical Review Letters
**78**, 3117 (1997) (pdf)

- M. Yamada, H. Ji, S. Hsu,
T. Carter, R. Kulsrud, N. Bretz, F. Jobes, Y. Ono, and F. Perkins,
"Study of driven magnetic reconnection in a laboratory plasma,"
Physics of Plasmas
**4**, 1936 (1997) (pdf)

- M. Yamada, H. Ji, T.
Carter, S. Hsu, R. Kulsrud, N. Bretz, F. Jobes, Y. Ono, M. Katsurai,
T. Watanabe, T. Sato, and T. Hayashi, ``Comparative Study of Compact
Toroid Plasmas Formed by Induction and Reconnection,'' in
*Fusion Energy 1996: Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference on Fusion Energy*(International Atomic Energy Association, Vienna, 1997), pp. 253-261.