Accession Number:

ADA093381

Title:

Plasma Theory and Simulation.

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly progress rept. no. 2, 1 Apr-30 Jun 80,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY ELECTRONICS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

The study of the lower-hybrid drift instability has been expanded from one dimensional simulation using a hybrid ES1 code two dimensional simulation which allows us to study the nonlocal effects and the diffusion phenomena using the EZOHAR code. Similar to the one dimensional simulation, a slab shape is assumed and the equilibria are functions of x only. The drift velocity is in the y direction and the magnetic field is in the z direction. The simulations are carried out in the x-y plane. In our previous one dimensional simulations, ions were treated as fully nonlinear particles and electrons only appeared in a linear electron susceptibility. Now both ions and electrons are fully nonlinear particle therefore, all the electron nonlinearities can be studied. We still restrict our simulation to a zero-beta plasma. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE