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Gridless particle technique for the Vlasov-Poisson system in problems with high degree of symmetry

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  • E. Boella
  • G. Coppa
  • A. D'Angola
  • B. Peiretti Paradisi
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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1/03/2018
<mark>Journal</mark>Computer Physics Communications
Volume224
Number of pages8
Pages (from-to)136-143
Publication statusPublished
Early online date21/11/17
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

In the paper, gridless particle techniques are presented in order to solve problems involving electrostatic, collisionless plasmas. The method makes use of computational particles having the shape of spherical shells or of rings, and can be used to study cases in which the plasma has spherical or axial symmetry, respectively. As a computational grid is absent, the technique is particularly suitable when the plasma occupies a rapidly changing space region.