Special Issue "Multiscale Methods in Plasma Physics"
A special issue of Plasma (ISSN 2571-6182).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 February 2018) | Viewed by 14316
Interests: kinetic theory and simulation of plasmas; direct numerical simulation of tokamak plasma turbulence on large massively parallel computers; implicit multiscale methods; gyrokinetic theory; kinetic closure and hybrid models
Interests: simulation study of coherent structure in plasmas; imaging of fusion plasma; multi-scale plasma simulation; plasma particle simulation studies of micro-scale plasma dynamics
The US–Japan Joint Institute of Fusion Theory Workshop on “Multiscale Methods in Plasma Physics” was held August 22–24, 2017 at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. This workshop focused on implicit methods combined with multiscale techniques for bridging fine and coarse scales in plasma physics. Topics included coupling the microturbulence scale with the transport scale in fusion plasmas, orbit-averaging, subcycling, and multiple time step techniques in particle-in-cell models and equation-free methods. International experts in this emerging field came together for a small discussion-oriented workshop. Select papers from work reported at this workshop are highlighted in this Special Issue.
Prof. Dr. Scott E. Parker
Prof. Dr. Seiji Ishiguro
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- Magnetic fusion
- Space plasma physics
- Particle-in-cell methods
- Continuum Vlasov methods
- Transport modeling