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Accession Number ADA578555
Title Versatile and Robust Software for Multi-Fluid Plasma Modeling.
Publication Date Jan 2013
Media Count 19p
Personal Author J. Loverich U. Shumlak
Abstract Tech-X in collaboration with the University of Washington has investigated techniques for improved fully electromagnetic multi-fluid simulation modeling capability on structured and unstructured grids. Among the success of this project include the development of an oracle for predicting the regions of validity of various plasma models, implementation of nodal discontinuous Galerkin methods MUSCL and k-exact finite volume schemes on unstructured meshes for multi-fluid simulations. During the phase I electric field diffusion for divergence cleaning was implemented and demonstrated to work much better than hyperbolic cleaning in the presence of space charge. Finally, we performed demonstrations of algorithms on complex problems and unstructured domains, including magnetic reconnection and field reversed configuration (FRC) formation.
Keywords Algorithms
Computer programs
Discontinuous galerkin shock capturing
Electromagnetic pulses
Electron number density
Finite volume
Frc(Field reversed configuration)
Galerkin method
High density plasma
Magnetic fields
Muscl program
Planar currents
Sttr phase i
Sttr(Small business technology transfer)

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 72B - Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, & Mathematical Logic
62B - Computer Software
46G - Plasma Physics
Corporate Author Tech-X Corp., Boulder, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept. 1 Mar-30 Nov 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1321
Contract Number N/A

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