A Novel Technique for the Numerical Simulation of Collision Free Space Plasma-Vlasov Hybrid Simulation (VHS)

  1. Maha Ashour-Abdalla,
  2. Tom Chang and
  3. Paul Dusenbery
  1. David Nunn

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM086p0331

Space Plasmas: Coupling Between Small and Medium Scale Processes

Space Plasmas: Coupling Between Small and Medium Scale Processes

How to Cite

Nunn, D. (1995) A Novel Technique for the Numerical Simulation of Collision Free Space Plasma-Vlasov Hybrid Simulation (VHS), in Space Plasmas: Coupling Between Small and Medium Scale Processes (eds M. Ashour-Abdalla, T. Chang and P. Dusenbery), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM086p0331

Author Information

  1. Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, S09 5Nh, Uk

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900438

Online ISBN: 9781118664056

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas;
  • Geophysics;
  • Astrophysics

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Basics

  • The Phase Space Simulation Box

  • Simulation Particles

  • Interpolation of Distribution Function from Particles to the Phase Space Grid

  • The Required Density of Sp's in Phase Space

  • Particle Control

  • Values of Distribution Function for Simulation Particles

  • Some Comments on Distribution Function Fine Structure

  • Previous Vlasov Simulations

  • Summary of Advantages of VHS

  • Simulation of Triggered Vlf Emissions

  • Simulation of a Siple Triggered Riser

  • Conclusion