Energy of hydrodynamic and magnetohydrodynamic waves with point and continuous spectra M Hirota, Y Fukumoto Journal of mathematical physics 49 (8), 2008 | 42 | 2008 |

Action-angle variables for the continuous spectrum of ideal magnetohydrodynamics M Hirota, Y Fukumoto Physics of Plasmas 15 (12), 2008 | 32 | 2008 |

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 | 31 | 2011 |

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 | 30 | 2010 |

Variational principle for linear stability of flowing plasmas in Hall magnetohydrodynamics M Hirota, Z Yoshida, E Hameiri Physics of plasmas 13 (2), 2006 | 29 | 2006 |

Stability boundaries and sufficient stability conditions for stably stratified, monotonic shear flows M Hirota, PJ Morrison Physics Letters A 380 (21), 1856-1860, 2016 | 27 | 2016 |

Elliptical instability of a vortex tube and drift current induced by it Y Fukumoto, M Hirota Physica Scripta 2008 (T132), 014041, 2008 | 25 | 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), 2005 | 25 | 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), 2015 | 18 | 2015 |

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 | 16 | 2014 |

Stability assessment on sinusoidal roughness elements for crossflow-transition control Y Ide, M Hirota, N Tokugawa Physics of Fluids 33 (3), 2021 | 14 | 2021 |

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 | 13 | 2013 |

Lagrangian approach to weakly nonlinear stability of elliptical flow Y Fukumoto, M Hirota, Y Mie Physica Scripta 2010 (T142), 014049, 2010 | 13 | 2010 |

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 |

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 | 13 | 2002 |

Wave-action conservation law for eigenmodes and continuum modes M Hirota, S Tokuda Physics of Plasmas 17 (8), 2010 | 11 | 2010 |

Variational formulation for weakly nonlinear perturbations of ideal magnetohydrodynamics M Hirota Journal of Plasma Physics 77 (5), 589-615, 2011 | 9 | 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 | 8 | 2013 |

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 | 8 | 2007 |

Strato-hyperbolic instability: a new mechanism of instability in stably stratified vortices S Suzuki, M Hirota, Y Hattori Journal of Fluid Mechanics 854, 293-323, 2018 | 7 | 2018 |