# Improvements for drift-diffusion plasma fluid models with explicit time integration

@article{Teunissen2020ImprovementsFD, title={Improvements for drift-diffusion plasma fluid models with explicit time integration}, author={Jannis Teunissen}, journal={Plasma Sources Science and Technology}, year={2020}, volume={29} }

Drift-diffusion plasma fluid models are commonly used to simulate electric discharges. Such models can computationally be very efficient if they are combined with explicit time integration. This paper deals with two issues that often arise with such models. First, a high plasma conductivity can severely limit the time step. A fully explicit method to overcome this limitation is presented. This method is compared to the existing semi-implicit method, and it is shown to have several advantages. A…

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