Publications

Here is a list of my scientific publications:

  • Refereed International Journals

[37] M. Lyutikov, T. Temim, S. Komissarov, P. Slane, L. Sironi, L. Comisso, “Interpreting Crab Nebula synchrotron spectrum: two acceleration mechanisms”, submitted (2018)

[36] L. Comisso and L. Sironi, “Particle Acceleration in Relativistic Plasma Turbulence”, submitted (2018)

[35] C. Dong, L. Wang, Y.-M. Huang, L. Comisso, A. Bhattacharjee, “Role of the Plasmoid Instability in Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 165101 (2018)

[34] D. Grasso, D. Borgogno, L. Comisso, E. Lazzaro, “Magnetic island suppression by electron cyclotron current drive as converse of a forced reconnection problem”, J. Plasma Phys. 84, 745840302 (2018)

[33] L. Comisso, Y.-M. Huang, M. Lingam, E. Hirvijoki, A. Bhattacharjee, “Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in the Plasmoid-Mediated Regime”, Astrophys. J. 854, 103 (2018)

[32] L. Comisso and F.A. Asenjo, “Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection in Curved Spacetime and the Effect of Black Hole Rotation”, Phys. Rev. D 97, 043007 (2018)

[31] M. Lingam and L. Comisso, “A Maximum Entropy Principle for inferring the Distribution of 3D Plasmoids”, Phys. Plasmas 25, 012114 (2018)

[30] E. Lazzaro, D. Borgogno, D. Brunetti, L. Comisso, O. Fevrier, D. Grasso, H. Lutjens, P. Maget, S. Nowak, O. Sauter, C. Sozzi, and the EUROfusion MST1 Team, “Physics conditions for robust control of tearing modes in a rotating tokamak plasma”, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 60, 014044 (2018)

[29] F.A. Asenjo and L. Comisso, “Magnetic Connections in Curved Spacetime”, Phys. Rev. D 96, 123004 (2017)

[28] L. Comisso, M. Lingam, Y.-M. Huang, A. Bhattacharjee, Plasmoid Instability in Forming Current Sheets”, Astrophys. J. 850, 142 (2017)

[27] Y.-M. Huang, L. Comisso, A. Bhattacharjee, Plasmoid Instability in Evolving Current Sheets and Onset of Fast Reconnection”, Astrophys. J. 849, 75 (2017)

[26] M. Lingam, E. Hirvijoki, D. Pfefferlé, L. Comisso, A. Bhattacharjee, “Nonlinear Resistivity for Magnetohydrodynamical Models”, Phys. Plasmas 24, 042120 (2017)

[25] F.A. Asenjo and L. Comisso, “Relativistic Magnetic Reconnection in Kerr Spacetime”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 055101 (2017)

[24] L. Comisso and A. Bhattacharjee, “On the Value of the Reconnection Rate”, J. Plasma Phys. 82, 595820601 (2016)

[23] D. Grasso, E. Lazzaro, D. Borgogno, L. Comisso, “Open problems of magnetic island control by electron cyclotron current drive”, J. Plasma Phys. 82, 595820603 (2016)

[22] L. Comisso, M. Lingam, Y.-M. Huang, A. Bhattacharjee, “General Theory of the Plasmoid Instability”, Phys. Plasmas 23, 100702 (2016)

[21] E. Hirvijoki, M. Lingam, D. Pfefferlé, L. Comisso, J. Candy, A. Bhattacharjee, “Fluid moments of the nonlinear Landau collision operator”, Phys. Plasmas 23, 080701 (2016)

[20] L. Comisso and D. Grasso, “Visco-Resistive Plasmoid Instability”, Phys. Plasmas 23, 032111 (2016)

[19] F.A. Asenjo L. Comisso, S.M. Mahajan, “Generalized Magnetofluid Connections in Pair Plasmas”, Phys. Plasmas 22, 122109 (2015)

[18] L. Comisso, D. Grasso, F.L. Waelbroeck, “Phase Diagrams of Forced Magnetic Reconnection in Taylor’s Model”, J. Plasma Phys. 81, 495810510 (2015)

[17] L. Comisso, D. Grasso, F.L. Waelbroeck, “Extended theory of the Taylor problem in the plasmoid-unstable regime”, Phys. Plasmas 22, 042109 (2015)

[16] F.A. Asenjo and L. Comisso, “Generalized Magnetofluid Connections in Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 115003 (2015)

[15] L. Comisso, D. Grasso, F.L. Waelbroeck, “Formation of plasmoid chains in fusion relevant plasmas”, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 561, 012004 (2014)

[14] L. Comisso and F.A. Asenjo, “Thermal-Inertial Effects on Magnetic Reconnection in Relativistic Pair Plasmas”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 045001 (2014)

[13] D. Borgogno, L. Comisso, D. Grasso, E. Lazzaro, “Nonlinear response of magnetic islands to localized electron cyclotron current injection”, Phys. Plasmas 21, 060704 (2014)

[12] O. Zacharias, L. Comisso, D. Grasso, R. Kleiber, M. Borchardt, R. Hatzky, “Numerical comparison between a Gyrofluid and Gyrokinetic model investigating collisionless magnetic reconnection”, Phys. Plasmas 21, 062106 (2014)

[11] E. Tassi, D. Grasso, L. Comisso, “Linear stability analysis of collisionless reconnection in the presence of an equilibrium flow aligned with the guide field”, Eur. Phys. J. D 68, 88 (2014)

[10] L. Comisso, D. Grasso, F.L. Waelbroeck, D. Borgogno, “Gyro-induced acceleration of magnetic reconnection”, Phys. Plasmas 20, 092118 (2013)

[9] L. Comisso, F.L. Waelbroeck, D. Grasso, “Fast gyrofluid reconnection in high temperature plasmas”, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 401, 012005 (2012)

[8] D. Borgogno, L. Comisso, D. Grasso, E. Lazzaro, “Magnetic island evolution under the action of electron cyclotron current drive”, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 401, 012002 (2012)

[7] L. Comisso, D. Grasso, E. Tassi, F.L. Waelbroeck, “Numerical investigation of a compressible gyrofluid model for collisionless magnetic reconnection”, Phys. Plasmas 19, 042103 (2012)

[6] E. Lazzaro and L. Comisso, “Magnetic Reconnection Controlled by External Current Drive”, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 53, 054012 (2011)

[5] L. Comisso and E. Lazzaro, “Two-dimensional effects in the problem of tearing modes control by electron cyclotron current drive”, Nucl. Fusion 50, 125002 (2010)

[4] E. Lazzaro, L. Comisso, L. Valdettaro, “Nonlinear response of a neoclassical four-field magnetic reconnection model to localized current drive”, Phys. Plasmas 17, 052509 (2010)

  • Conference Proceedings

[3] E. Lazzaro, D. Borgogno, L. Comisso, D. Grasso, “Nonlinear 2-D Effects in the Control of Magnetic Islands by ECCD”, American Institute of Physics Conf. Proc. 1580, 514 (2014)

[2] E. Lazzaro, L. Comisso, M. Del Pra, “Nonlinear and Diamagnetic Effects in a Neoclassical Model of Magnetic Reconnection”, American Institute of Physics Conf. Proc. 1392, 45 (2011)

[1] E. Lazzaro and L. Comisso, “Response of a neoclassical four-field model to electron cyclotron current drive”, Proceedings of 37th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, P4.139 (2010)