Theoretical and numerical studies of wave-packet propagation in tokamak plasmas ZX Lu, F Zonca, A Cardinali Physics of Plasmas 19 (4), 042104, 2012 | 30 | 2012 |

Particle simulation of lower hybrid wave propagation in fusion plasmas J Bao, Z Lin, A Kuley, ZX Lu Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 56 (9), 095020, 2014 | 24 | 2014 |

ORB5: a global electromagnetic gyrokinetic code using the PIC approach in toroidal geometry E Lanti, N Ohana, N Tronko, T Hayward-Schneider, A Bottino, ... Computer Physics Communications 251, 107072, 2020 | 21 | 2020 |

Effects of q-profile structures on intrinsic torque reversals ZX Lu, WX Wang, PH Diamond, G Tynan, S Ethier, J Chen, C Gao, ... Nuclear Fusion 55 (9), 093012, 2015 | 20 | 2015 |

Intrinsic torque reversals induced by magnetic shear effects on the turbulence spectrum in tokamak plasmas ZX Lu, WX Wang, PH Diamond, G Tynan, S Ethier, C Gao, J Rice Physics of Plasmas 22 (5), 055705, 2015 | 20 | 2015 |

Overview of physics studies on ASDEX Upgrade H Meyer, C Angioni, CG Albert, N Arden, RA Parra, O Asunta, M De Baar, ... Nuclear fusion 59 (11), 112014, 2019 | 19 | 2019 |

Global gyrokinetic simulations of intrinsic rotation in ASDEX Upgrade Ohmic L-mode plasmas WA Hornsby, C Angioni, ZX Lu, E Fable, I Erofeev, R McDermott, ... Nuclear Fusion 58 (5), 056008, 2018 | 18 | 2018 |

Identification of new turbulence contributions to plasma transport and confinement in spherical tokamak regime WX Wang, S Ethier, Y Ren, S Kaye, J Chen, E Startsev, Z Lu, ZQ Li Physics of Plasmas 22 (10), 102509, 2015 | 17 | 2015 |

Symmetry breaking of ion temperature gradient mode structure: from local to global analysis ZX Lu, E Fable, WA Hornsby, C Angioni, A Bottino, P Lauber, F Zonca Physics of Plasmas 24 (4), 042502, 2017 | 15 | 2017 |

The mixed Wentzel–Kramers–Brillouin-full-wave approach and its application to lower hybrid wave propagation and absorption ZX Lu, F Zonca, A Cardinali Physics of Plasmas 20 (3), 032115, 2013 | 15 | 2013 |

Verification and validation of integrated simulation of energetic particles in fusion plasmas S Taimourzadeh, EM Bass, Y Chen, C Collins, NN Gorelenkov, A Könies, ... Nuclear Fusion 59 (6), 066006, 2019 | 14 | 2019 |

The complex mixed Wentzel–Kramers–Brillouin-full-wave approach and its application to the two dimensional mode structure analysis of ion temperature gradient/collisionless … ZX Lu Physics of Plasmas 22 (5), 052118, 2015 | 11 | 2015 |

Comparisons and applications of four independent numerical approaches for linear gyrokinetic drift modes HS Xie, YY Li, ZX Lu, WK Ou, B Li Physics of Plasmas 24 (7), 072106, 2017 | 10 | 2017 |

A conservative scheme for electromagnetic simulation of magnetized plasmas with kinetic electrons J Bao, Z Lin, ZX Lu Physics of Plasmas 25 (2), 022515, 2018 | 9 | 2018 |

Distinct turbulence sources and confinement features in the spherical tokamak plasma regime WX Wang, S Ethier, Y Ren, S Kaye, J Chen, E Startsev, Z Lu Nuclear Fusion 55 (12), 122001, 2015 | 9 | 2015 |

Kinetic effects of thermal ions and energetic particles on discrete kinetic BAE mode generation and symmetry breaking ZX Lu, X Wang, P Lauber, F Zonca Nuclear Fusion 58 (8), 082021, 2018 | 8 | 2018 |

Theoretical studies and simulations of mode structure symmetry breaking in tokamak plasmas in the presence of energetic particles ZX Lu, X Wang, P Lauber, E Fable, A Bottino, W Hornsby, ... Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 61 (4), 044005, 2019 | 6 | 2019 |

Analytical finite-Lamor-radius and finite-orbit-width model for the LIGKA code and its application to KGAM and shear Alfvén physics P Lauber, Z Lu Journal of Physics Conference Series, Journal of Physics Conference Series …, 2018 | 5 | 2018 |

Strongly non-linear energetic particle dynamics in ASDEX Upgrade scenarios with core impurity accumulation P Lauber, B Geiger, G Papp, G Por, L Guimarais, PZS POLOSKEI, ... 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC), 2018 | 4 | 2018 |

Kinetic ballooning mode under steep gradient: High order eigenstates and mode structure parity transition HS Xie, ZX Lu, B Li Physics of Plasmas 25 (7), 072106, 2018 | 3 | 2018 |