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Particle Simulation Methods for Glow Discharges: Past, Present and Future, with Applications

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Conclusions

The future is very bright. Our speed-up attempts here, using several known methods all together, plus a new one, plus more to come, will cut single processor workstation run times from days to less than an hour by the end of this year. As a benchmark, our speed-up runs given above took about six weeks of rather intensive computing; our efforts continue. We hope that these speed-ups will be noticed in industries that are now highly empirical. Hopefully, examples will be set by the first laboratories to use simulations for device and machine design; others must follow.

Keywords

Current Drive Plasma Edge Explicit Code Maxwellian Electron Particle Simulation Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EECS Dept. Cory HallUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Lam Research Corp.FremontUSA

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