Energy of hydrodynamic and magnetohydrodynamic waves with point and continuous spectra M Hirota, Y Fukumoto Journal of mathematical physics 49 (8), 083101, 2008 | 36 | 2008 |

Action-angle variables for the continuous spectrum of ideal magnetohydrodynamics M Hirota, Y Fukumoto Physics of Plasmas 15 (12), 122101, 2008 | 27 | 2008 |

Destabilization mechanism of edge localized MHD mode by a toroidal rotation in tokamaks N Aiba, M Furukawa, M Hirota, S Tokuda Nuclear fusion 50 (4), 045002, 2010 | 25 | 2010 |

Mechanisms of plasma rotation effects on the stability of type-I edge-localized mode in tokamaks N Aiba, M Furukawa, M Hirota, N Oyama, A Kojima, S Tokuda, M Yagi Nuclear Fusion 51 (7), 073012, 2011 | 24 | 2011 |

Variational principle for linear stability of flowing plasmas in Hall magnetohydrodynamics M Hirota, Z Yoshida, E Hameiri Physics of plasmas 13 (2), 022107, 2006 | 24 | 2006 |

Elliptical instability of a vortex tube and drift current induced by it Y Fukumoto, M Hirota Physica Scripta 2008 (T132), 014041, 2008 | 21 | 2008 |

Resonance between continuous spectra: Secular behavior of Alfvén waves in a flowing plasma M Hirota, T Tatsuno, Z Yoshida Physics of plasmas 12 (1), 012107, 2005 | 19 | 2005 |

Explosive magnetic reconnection caused by an X-shaped current-vortex layer in a collisionless plasma M Hirota, Y Hattori, PJ Morrison Physics of Plasmas 22 (5), 052114, 2015 | 13 | 2015 |

Degenerate continuous spectra producing localized secular instability–an example in a non-neutral plasma M Hirota, T Tatsuno, Z Yoshida Journal of plasma physics 69 (5), 397-412, 2003 | 13 | 2003 |

Lagrangian approach to weakly nonlinear stability of elliptical flow Y Fukumoto, M Hirota, Y Mie Physica Scripta 2010 (T142), 014049, 2010 | 11 | 2010 |

Secular behavior of electrostatic Kelvin–Helmholtz (diocotron) modes coupled with plasma oscillations M Hirota, T Tatsuno, S Kondoh, Z Yoshida Physics of Plasmas 9 (4), 1177-1184, 2002 | 11 | 2002 |

Variational necessary and sufficient stability conditions for inviscid shear flow M Hirota, PJ Morrison, Y Hattori Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering …, 2014 | 10 | 2014 |

Nonlinear variational method for predicting fast collisionless magnetic reconnection M Hirota, PJ Morrison, Y Ishii, M Yagi, N Aiba Nuclear Fusion 53 (6), 063024, 2013 | 10 | 2013 |

Wave-action conservation law for eigenmodes and continuum modes M Hirota, S Tokuda Physics of Plasmas 17 (8), 082109, 2010 | 10 | 2010 |

Variational formulation for weakly nonlinear perturbations of ideal magnetohydrodynamics M Hirota Journal of Plasma Physics 77 (5), 589-615, 2011 | 8 | 2011 |

Impact of plasma rotation on the linear physics of resistive wall modes in tokamaks N Aiba, J Shiraishi, M Hirota Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 55 (7), 074002, 2013 | 7 | 2013 |

Energetics of resistive wall modes in flowing plasmas M Hirota Plasma Science and Technology 11 (4), 409, 2009 | 7 | 2009 |

Excitation of flow-stabilized resistive wall mode by coupling with stable eigenmodes in tokamaks N Aiba, M Hirota Physical review letters 114 (6), 065001, 2015 | 6 | 2015 |

RT-1 project: magnetosphere-like plasma experiment Z Yoshida, Y Ogawa, J Morikawa, M Furukawa, H Saitoh, M Hirota, D Hori, ... Fusion science and technology 51 (2T), 29-33, 2007 | 6 | 2007 |

Energy and mean flow of Kelvin waves, and their application to weakly nonlinear stability of an elliptical flow Gakuto International Ser Y Fukumoto, M Hirota, Y Mie Math. Sci. Appl 43, 53-70, 2011 | 5 | 2011 |