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Title: A Black-box Modelling Engine for Discharge Produced Plasma Radiation Sources

Abstract

A Blackbox Modelling Engine (BME), is an instrument based on the adaptation of the RMHD code Z*, integrated into a specific computation environment to provide a turn key simulation instrument and to enable routine plasma modelling without specialist knowledge in numerical computation. Two different operating modes are provided: Detailed Physics mode and Fast Numerics mode. In the Detailed Physics mode, non-stationary, non-equilibrium radiation physics have been introduced to allow the modelling of transient plasmas in experimental geometry. In the Fast Numerics mode, the system architecture and the radiation transport is simplified to significantly accelerate the computation rate. The Fast Numerics mode allows the BME to be used realistically in parametric scanning to explore complex physical set up, before using the Detailed Physics mode. As an example of the results from the BME modelling, the EUV source plasma dynamics in the pulsed capillary discharge are presented.

Authors:
; ; ;  [1]; ;  [2]
  1. EPPRA sas, 91961 Courtaboeuf (France)
  2. KIAM RAS, 125047 Moscow (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20729267
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 808; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 6. international conference on dense Z-pinches, Oxford (United Kingdom), 25-28 Jul 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2159370; (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; CAPILLARIES; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; EQUILIBRIUM; GEOMETRY; LIGHT SOURCES; LONGITUDINAL PINCH; PLASMA; PLASMA SIMULATION; RADIATION TRANSPORT; TRANSIENTS

Citation Formats

Zakharov, S.V., Choi, P., Krukovskiy, A.Y., Zhang, Q., Novikov, V.G., and Zakharov, V.S. A Black-box Modelling Engine for Discharge Produced Plasma Radiation Sources. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2159370.
Zakharov, S.V., Choi, P., Krukovskiy, A.Y., Zhang, Q., Novikov, V.G., & Zakharov, V.S. A Black-box Modelling Engine for Discharge Produced Plasma Radiation Sources. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2159370.
Zakharov, S.V., Choi, P., Krukovskiy, A.Y., Zhang, Q., Novikov, V.G., and Zakharov, V.S. Thu . "A Black-box Modelling Engine for Discharge Produced Plasma Radiation Sources". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2159370.
@article{osti_20729267,
title = {A Black-box Modelling Engine for Discharge Produced Plasma Radiation Sources},
author = {Zakharov, S.V. and Choi, P. and Krukovskiy, A.Y. and Zhang, Q. and Novikov, V.G. and Zakharov, V.S.},
abstractNote = {A Blackbox Modelling Engine (BME), is an instrument based on the adaptation of the RMHD code Z*, integrated into a specific computation environment to provide a turn key simulation instrument and to enable routine plasma modelling without specialist knowledge in numerical computation. Two different operating modes are provided: Detailed Physics mode and Fast Numerics mode. In the Detailed Physics mode, non-stationary, non-equilibrium radiation physics have been introduced to allow the modelling of transient plasmas in experimental geometry. In the Fast Numerics mode, the system architecture and the radiation transport is simplified to significantly accelerate the computation rate. The Fast Numerics mode allows the BME to be used realistically in parametric scanning to explore complex physical set up, before using the Detailed Physics mode. As an example of the results from the BME modelling, the EUV source plasma dynamics in the pulsed capillary discharge are presented.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2159370},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 808,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 05 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Thu Jan 05 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}