Accession Number : ADA183324

Title :   Artificial Cooling Due to Quiet Injection in Bounded Plasma Particle Simulations,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY ELECTRONICS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Lawson,William S

PDF Url : ADA183324

Report Date : 21 May 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : An explanation is proposed for an artificial cooling effect seen in electrostatic particle-in-cell plasma simulations. Further simulations are done which test and support the explanation.

Descriptors :   *COOLING, *PLASMAS(PHYSICS), PARTICLES, COOLING, INJECTION, QUIET, FOKKER PLANCK EQUATIONS, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE