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General Atomics
P.O. Box 85608
San Diego, CA 92186

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Primary Affiliation:
Engineering Physics


  • 'Turbulence and Sheared Flow Structures Behind the Isotopic Dependence of the L-H Power Threshold on DIII-D', Z. Yan, G.McKee, et al., Nuclear Fusion, 57, 126015, 2017
  • 'Enhanced H-mode pedestals with lithium injection in DIII-D', T.H. Osborne, G.L. Jackson, Z. Yan, R. Maingi, et al., Nuclear Fusion, 55, 063018, 2015 
  • 'Enhanced H-mode pedestal with increased density fluctuations during Lithium aerosol injection at DIII-D', Z. Yan, G,McKee, et al., EPS proceeding, Lisbon, Portugal, June, 2015
  • 'Observation of the L-H confinement bifurcation triggered by a turbulence-driven shear flow in DIII-D', Z. Yan, G.R McKee, R. Fonck, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 125002, 2014
  • 'Relating the L-H Power Threshold Scaling to Edge Turbulence Dynamics', Z. Yan, G.R. McKee, J.A. Deboo, et al., Nuclear Fusion, 53, 113038, 2013.
  • 'Global Gyrokinetic Simulation of Tokamak Edge Pedestal Instabilities', W. Wan, S.E. Parker, Y. Chen, Z. Yan, R.J. Groebner and P.B. Snyder, Phys. Rev. Lett., 109, 185004, 2012
  • 'Pedestal Density Fluctuation Dynamics During The Inter-ELM Cycle In DIII-D', Z. Yan, G.R. McKee, R.J. Groebner, et al., Phys. Plasmas, 18, 056117, 2011, Invited Paper.
  • 'High frequency coherent edge fluctuations in a high pedestal pressure Quiescent H-mode plasma', Z. Yan, G.R. McKee, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 055004, 2011
  • 'Observation of residual stress at the boundary of a cylindrical laboratory plasma', Z. Yan, M. Xu, P.H. Diamond, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett., 104, 065002, 2010
  • 'Scaling properties of turbulence driven shear flow', Z. Yan, G.R. Tynan, C. Holland, et al., Phys. Plasmas, 17, 012302, 2010
  • 'Shear flow and drift wave turbulence dynamics in a cylindrical plasma device', Z. Yan, G.R. Tynan, C. Holland, et al., Phys. Plasmas, 17, 032302, 2010
  • 'Statistical analysis of the turbulent Reynolds stress and its link to the shear flow generation in a cylindrical laboratory plasma device', Z. Yan, J.H. Yu, C. Holland, et al., Phys. Plasmas, 15, 9, 092309, 2008

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