Plasma physics and computation; RF power and momentum deposition, MHD equilibrium and instability, and plasma turbulence in magnetized confinement fusion devices.
"Turbulent momentum transport due to neoclassical flows", J. P. Lee, M. Barnes, F. I. Parra, E. Belli, and J. Candy, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 57, 125006 (2015)
“The ECOM code: fast and accurate solver for toroidal axisymmetric MHD equilibria”, J. P. Lee, A Cerfon, Computer Physics Communications 190, 72 (2015)
“The effect of diamagnetic flows on turbulent driven ion toroidal rotation” J. P. Lee, F. I. Parra, M. Barnes, E. Belli, and J. Candy, Physics of Plasmas 21, 056106 (2014) – 2013 APS Invited Paper
“Turbulent momentum pinch of diamagnetic flows in a tokamak” J. P. Lee, F. I. Parra and M. Barnes, Nuclear fusion 54, 022002 (2014) – 2014 Nuclear Fusion Highlight Article
“Versatile parallel block-tridiagonal solver for spectral codes” J. P. Lee and J. C. Wright, Computer Physics Communications 185, 2598 (2014)
“Intrinsic Rotation Driven by Non-Maxwellian Equilibria in Tokamak Plasmas” M. Barnes, F. I. Parra, J. P. Lee, et. al. Physical Review Letters 111, 055005 (2013)
“Perpendicular momentum injection by lower hybrid wave in a tokamak” J. P. Lee, F. I. Parra, R. R. Parker and P. B. Bonoli, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 54, 125005 (2012)