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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

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 electron-neutral pairs and isotropic scattering and charge exchange collisions between ion-neutral pairs and Penning ionizations are taken into account. Applicability of the numerical code is verified under the Radio-Frequency 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:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University, 06800 Ankara (Turkey)
  2. 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., E-mail: 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., E-mail: 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., E-mail: 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.
@article{osti_22598947,
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., E-mail: 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 electron-neutral pairs and isotropic scattering and charge exchange collisions between ion-neutral pairs and Penning ionizations are taken into account. Applicability of the numerical code is verified under the Radio-Frequency 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,
month = 6
}
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