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2-D fluid simulation of a rigid relativistic electron beam driven wakefield in a cold plasma

@article{Bera20182DFS,
  title={2-D fluid simulation of a rigid relativistic electron beam driven wakefield in a cold plasma},
  author={Ratan Kumar Bera and Amita Das and Sudip Sengupta},
  journal={arXiv: Plasma Physics},
  year={2018}
}
Fluid simulations, which are considerably simpler and faster, have been employed to study the behavior of the wakefield driven by a relativistic rigid beam in a 2-D cold plasma. When the transverse dimensions of the beam are chosen to be much larger than its longitudinal extent, a good agreement with our previous 1-D results [\textcolor{red}{\it Physics of Plasmas 22, 073109 (2015)}] are observed for both under-dense and over-dense beams. When the beam is overdense and its transverse extent is… 

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