Numerical simulation of the turbulence development at interaction of an electron beam with plasma


  • E.A. Berendeev The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)
  • V.A. Vshivkov The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)
  • A.A. Efimova The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)
  • E.A. Mesyats The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)



plasma physics, beam instability, Vlasov equation, Maxwell’s equations, particle-in-cell (PIC) method


The interaction of an electron beam with plasma is considered. The physical mechanism of interaction between plasma and a relativistic electron beam includes a resonant excitation of plasma oscillations and the occurrence of plasma density modulation, followed by electron scattering. The numerical simulation is based on the particle-in-cell (PIC) method. A parallel algorithm is implemented to solve the problem under consideration. Two supercomputing systems were used to perform a number of numerical experiments.

Author Biographies

E.A. Berendeev

V.A. Vshivkov

A.A. Efimova

E.A. Mesyats


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How to Cite

Берендеев Е.А., Вшивков В.А., Ефимова А.А., Месяц Е.А. Numerical Simulation of the Turbulence Development at Interaction of an Electron Beam With Plasma // Numerical Methods and Programming (Vychislitel’nye Metody i Programmirovanie). 2015. 16. 139-145. doi 10.26089/NumMet.v16r114



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