A new explicit time-reversible orbit integrator for the equations of motion in a static homogeneous magnetic field â€”called Cyclotronic integratorâ€” is presented. Like Spreiter and Walterâ€™s Taylorâ€¦ (More)

Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, andâ€¦

2009

The kinetic equation governing a strongly magnetized transverse plasma flow past a convex ion-collecting object is solved numerically for arbitrary ion to electron temperature ratio tau . Theâ€¦ (More)

Easy-to-evaluate approximate formulas are presented for the repelled-species current collected by a spherical body in a collisionless, magnetized plasma, valid over the full range of ratio of Larmorâ€¦ (More)

The ion drag force on a spherical dust particle immersed in a flowing plasma with an external electric field is self-consistently calculated using the particle-in-cell code SCEPTIC in the entireâ€¦ (More)

The ion saturation current to a spherical probe in the entire range of ion magnetization is computed with SCEPTIC3D, new three-dimensional version of the kinetic code SCEPTIC designed to studyâ€¦ (More)

The ion saturation current to a spherical probe in the entire range of ion magnetization is computed with SCEPTIC3D, new three-dimensional version of the kinetic code SCEPTIC designed to studyâ€¦ (More)

We carry out 3D particle-in-cell simulations accounting for the full ion distribution function, Boltzmann electrons, and the self-consistent potential profiles in the neighborhood of a sphere in aâ€¦ (More)