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Vlasov 3D-3V simulations

Project V3D3V
Research Area Plasma & Particle Physics
Principal Investigator(s) Prof Francesco Califano
Institution(s)
  • Universita di Pisa, Department of Physics, Italy
  • University of Oxford, UK

Abstract

We plane to perform 3D-3V Vlasov-Maxwell simulations focusing on cyclotron heating of ions by anisotropic turbulent cascade of kinetic Alfven fluctuations. The project represents today a major challenge in computational plasma physics to be tackled only by means of European resources.

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