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Abstract

An equation for the evolution of delta f is shown to be redundant in the delta f particle in cell (PIC) simulation scheme. Having eliminated this equation, an adaptive f(0) construction is shown now to follow intuitively and to be straight forward to implement.

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Authors: ALLFREY S J, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Association EURATOM-Confédération Suisse, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH);HATZKY R, Computer Centre of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and the Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: EPFL Internal report LRP 749/03, March 2003. 14pp.
Availability: Available free of charge from: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Ecublens, CH-1015 Lausanne Fax +41-21-6934747 Also available online at http://crppwww.epfl.ch/archives/lrp2003.htm
ISBN: ISSN: 0458-5895
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