Accession Number:

ADA512555

Title:

Computational Electro-Energetic Plasma Physics Research

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 30 Sep 2006-30 Nov 2009

Corporate Author:

ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC NEWINGTON VA MISSION RESEARCH

Report Date:

2009-11-30

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This final report summarizes the activities and results from computational electro-energetic plasma physics research during the contract period. The report summarizes meetings and Help Desk enhancements for the education of the AFOSR MAGIC users performing plasma physics research. MAGIC code system improvements including physics models, user interface upgrades, and execution efficiency made in response to the users needs are reported. Several open literature and seminar presentations separately attached documents present specific plasma research collaborations with the researchers that we have published during the performance period. They record new approaches and techniques developed and deployed in the software and methodologies. Also attached is a copy of the electronic Magic Users Manual. This document covers the basic concepts of finite difference time domain particle-in-cell FDTD-PIC modeling, provides an introduction to the concepts necessary for application to a broad range of plasma physics calculations and vacuum circuit design, and describes in detail for the user all of the code improvements.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE