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Title: A fast numerical integrator for relativistic charged particle tracking

Abstract

In this paper, we report on a fast second-order numerical integrator to solve the Lorentz force equations of a relativistic charged particle in electromagnetic fields. This numerical integrator shows less numerical error than the popular Boris algorithm in tracking the relativistic particle subject to electric and magnetic space-charge fields and requires less number of operations than another recently proposed relativistic integrator.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1526495
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1550495
Grant/Contract Number:  
[AC02-05CH11231]
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Additional Journal Information:
[ Journal Volume: 867; Journal Issue: C]; Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Qiang, Ji. A fast numerical integrator for relativistic charged particle tracking. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.04.015.
Qiang, Ji. A fast numerical integrator for relativistic charged particle tracking. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.04.015.
Qiang, Ji. Fri . "A fast numerical integrator for relativistic charged particle tracking". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.04.015. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1526495.
@article{osti_1526495,
title = {A fast numerical integrator for relativistic charged particle tracking},
author = {Qiang, Ji},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we report on a fast second-order numerical integrator to solve the Lorentz force equations of a relativistic charged particle in electromagnetic fields. This numerical integrator shows less numerical error than the popular Boris algorithm in tracking the relativistic particle subject to electric and magnetic space-charge fields and requires less number of operations than another recently proposed relativistic integrator.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nima.2017.04.015},
journal = {Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment},
number = [C],
volume = [867],
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {9}
}

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