Computer simulation of Langmuir collapse

A. I. Dyachenko, A. N. Pushkarev, A. M. Rubenchik, R. Z. Sagdeev, V. F. Shvets, V. E. Zakharov

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Abstract

The problem of Langmuir wave collapse in 2D and 3D plasma is considered. A new approach for computer simulation of this phenomenon is proposed, which includes two different theoretical models: averaged dynamical equations and Vlasov's set of equations. It allows to take into account all essential effects during the whole process of collapse and, hence, to get a reliable picture of the collapse in detail and to save markedly computer resources. Peculiarities of the numeric methods are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-102
Number of pages25
JournalPhysica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1991

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Applied Mathematics

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Dyachenko, A. I., Pushkarev, A. N., Rubenchik, A. M., Sagdeev, R. Z., Shvets, V. F., & Zakharov, V. E. (1991). Computer simulation of Langmuir collapse. Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 52(1), 78-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-2789(91)90029-9