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A conservative implicit-PIC scheme for the hybrid kinetic-ion fluid-electron plasma model on curvilinear meshes

@inproceedings{Stanier2021ACI,
  title={A conservative implicit-PIC scheme for the hybrid kinetic-ion fluid-electron plasma model on curvilinear meshes},
  author={Adam Stanier and Luis Chac{\'o}n},
  year={2021}
}
The hybrid kinetic-ion fluid-electron plasma model is widely used to study challenging multi-scale problems in space and laboratory plasma physics. Here, a novel conservative scheme for this model employing implicit particle-in-cell techniques [1] is extended to arbitrary coordinate systems via curvilinear maps from logical to physical space. The scheme features a fully non-linear electromagnetic fomulation with a multi-rate time advance including sub-cycling and orbit-averaging for the kinetic… 

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