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Title: Fundamental form of the electrostatic δf -PIC algorithm and discovery of a converged numerical instability

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA, Chalmers University, 41454 Gothenburg, Sweden
  2. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) (SC-24)
OSTI Identifier:
1420673
Grant/Contract Number:  
FC02-08ER54964; FG02-93ER54197
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physics of Plasmas
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas Journal Volume: 23 Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 1070-664X
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Wilkie, George J., and Dorland, William. Fundamental form of the electrostatic δf -PIC algorithm and discovery of a converged numerical instability. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4948493.
Wilkie, George J., & Dorland, William. Fundamental form of the electrostatic δf -PIC algorithm and discovery of a converged numerical instability. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4948493.
Wilkie, George J., and Dorland, William. Sun . "Fundamental form of the electrostatic δf -PIC algorithm and discovery of a converged numerical instability". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4948493.
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