Particle in cell/Monte Carlo collision analysis of the problem of identification of impurities in the gas by the plasma electron spectroscopy method
Abstract
The work deals with the Particle in Cell/Monte Carlo Collision (PIC/MCC) analysis of the problem of detection and identification of impurities in the nonlocal plasma of gas discharge using the Plasma Electron Spectroscopy (PLES) method. For this purpose, 1d3v PIC/MCC code for numerical simulation of glow discharge with nonlocal electron energy distribution function is developed. The elastic, excitation, and ionization collisions between electronneutral pairs and isotropic scattering and charge exchange collisions between ionneutral pairs and Penning ionizations are taken into account. Applicability of the numerical code is verified under the RadioFrequency capacitively coupled discharge conditions. The efficiency of the code is increased by its parallelization using Open Message Passing Interface. As a demonstration of the PLES method, parallel PIC/MCC code is applied to the direct current glow discharge in helium doped with a small amount of argon. Numerical results are consistent with the theoretical analysis of formation of nonlocal EEDF and existing experimental data.
 Authors:
 Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University, 06800 Ankara (Turkey)
 Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 22598947
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 23; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ARGON; CHARGE EXCHANGE; COLLISIONS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; DIRECT CURRENT; DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS; DOPED MATERIALS; ELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY; ELECTRONS; ENERGY SPECTRA; EXCITATION; GLOW DISCHARGES; HELIUM; IMPURITIES; IONIZATION; IONS; MONTE CARLO METHOD; PARTICLES; PLASMA; RADIOWAVE RADIATION
Citation Formats
Kusoglu Sarikaya, C., Rafatov, I., Email: rafatov@metu.edu.tr, and Kudryavtsev, A. A.. Particle in cell/Monte Carlo collision analysis of the problem of identification of impurities in the gas by the plasma electron spectroscopy method. United States: N. p., 2016.
Web. doi:10.1063/1.4954917.
Kusoglu Sarikaya, C., Rafatov, I., Email: rafatov@metu.edu.tr, & Kudryavtsev, A. A.. Particle in cell/Monte Carlo collision analysis of the problem of identification of impurities in the gas by the plasma electron spectroscopy method. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4954917.
Kusoglu Sarikaya, C., Rafatov, I., Email: rafatov@metu.edu.tr, and Kudryavtsev, A. A.. 2016.
"Particle in cell/Monte Carlo collision analysis of the problem of identification of impurities in the gas by the plasma electron spectroscopy method". United States.
doi:10.1063/1.4954917.
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title = {Particle in cell/Monte Carlo collision analysis of the problem of identification of impurities in the gas by the plasma electron spectroscopy method},
author = {Kusoglu Sarikaya, C. and Rafatov, I., Email: rafatov@metu.edu.tr and Kudryavtsev, A. A.},
abstractNote = {The work deals with the Particle in Cell/Monte Carlo Collision (PIC/MCC) analysis of the problem of detection and identification of impurities in the nonlocal plasma of gas discharge using the Plasma Electron Spectroscopy (PLES) method. For this purpose, 1d3v PIC/MCC code for numerical simulation of glow discharge with nonlocal electron energy distribution function is developed. The elastic, excitation, and ionization collisions between electronneutral pairs and isotropic scattering and charge exchange collisions between ionneutral pairs and Penning ionizations are taken into account. Applicability of the numerical code is verified under the RadioFrequency capacitively coupled discharge conditions. The efficiency of the code is increased by its parallelization using Open Message Passing Interface. As a demonstration of the PLES method, parallel PIC/MCC code is applied to the direct current glow discharge in helium doped with a small amount of argon. Numerical results are consistent with the theoretical analysis of formation of nonlocal EEDF and existing experimental data.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4954917},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
number = 6,
volume = 23,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
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