Plasma and Fusion Research is an electronic journal published by The Japan Society of Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research. The journal, covering the wide disciplines of plasma science and technology, is intended to provide an accessible and comprehensive source for analysis and contemporary information and data in all areas of plasma and fusion research.

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Cover image from Yuki HAYASHI et al., Plasma and Fusion Research Vol.11, 1202005 (2016).

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Experimental Study of Hall Effect on a Formation Process of an FRC by Counter-Helicity Spheromak Merging in TS-4, Yasuhiro KAMINOU et al., Volume 11, 2401052 (2016)

Reduction Rate of the MHD Potential Energy by a Toroidal Plasma Current Drive during Tokamak Plasma Formation with DCCS, Osamu WATANABE, Volume 11, 2401048 (2016)

Performance Improvement of Extended Boundary Node Method for Solving Elliptic Boundary-Value Problems, Ayumu SAITOH et al., Volume 11, 2401062 (2016)

Characteristics of Magnetic Fluctuations during Magnetic Reconnection in Counter-Helicity Spheromak Merging Experiment, Ryoma YANAI et al., Volume 11, 2401069 (2016)

Direct Observation of Electron Heating by Electron Landau Damping of Alfvén Ion Cyclotron Waves Using Thomson Scattering System in the Tandem Mirror GAMMA 10/PDX, Masayuki YOSHIKAWA et al., Volume 11, 2402051 (2016)

Increase in Ion Temperature by Slow Wave Heating in Magnetosphere Plasma Device RT-1, Masaki NISHIURA et al., Volume 11, 2402054 (2016)

Measurement of Tokamak Plasma with the External Helical Field Using a High-Speed Camera in TOKASTAR-2, Tatsuya SAKITO et al., Volume 11, 2402074 (2016)

Investigation of Ideal-MHD Stable Scenario for Plasma Current Ramp-Up with No Magnetic Flux Consumption in JT-60SA, Takuma WAKATSUKI et al., Volume 11, 2403068 (2016)

Kinetic Full Wave Analysis of Electron Cyclotron Wave Mode Conversion in Tokamak Plasmas, Shabbir A. KHAN et al., Volume 11, 2403070 (2016)

Proposal for the Method of Maintaining Breeder Blankets in the LHD-Type Helical Fusion Reactor FFHR, Takuya GOTO et al., Volume 11, 2405047 (2016)

Observations of the Gas Stream from the Large Helical Device for the Design of an Exhaust Detritiation System, Masahiro TANAKA et al., Volume 11, 2405055 (2016)

Feasibility Study of React-and-Wind Method for Helical Coils Wound from Cable-in-Conduit Conductors, Shinsaku IMAGAWA, Volume 11, 2405058 (2016)

Design Status of the Structural Components of the Helical Fusion Reactor FFHR-d1, Hitoshi TAMURA et al., Volume 11, 2405061 (2016)

Hydrogen Gas-Driven Permeation through F82H Steel Coated with Vacuum Plasma-Sprayed Tungsten, Yue XU et al., Volume 11, 2405064 (2016)

Evaluation of Shear Strength in Soldered and Mechanical Lap Joints of High-Temperature Superconducting Tapes Intended for a Remountable Magnet, Luis APARICIO et al., Volume 11, 2405065 (2016)

Preliminary Thermal Analysis of Critical Components in ITER Lower Port #02, Toshiyuki MARUYAMA et al., Volume 11, 2405083 (2016)

An Intuitive Interface for Visualizing Numerical Data in a Head-Mounted Display with Gesture Control, Yuichi TAMURA et al., Volume 11, 2406060 (2016)

Erratum: Fokker-Planck Simulation Study of Hot-Tail Effect on Runaway Electron Generation in ITER Disruptions [Plasma Fusion Res. 11, 2403023 (2016)], Hideo NUGA et al., Volume 11, 2903079 (2016)