Numerical study of the transverse diffusion coefficient for a one component model of plasma.

  title={Numerical study of the transverse diffusion coefficient for a one component model of plasma.},
  author={L. Sorriso Valvo and Andrea Carati},
  volume={32 3},
In this paper, we discuss the results of some molecular dynamics simulations of a magnetized one component plasma, targeted to estimate the diffusion coefficient D⊥ in the plane orthogonal to the magnetic field lines. We find that there exists a threshold with respect to the magnetic field strength |B→|: for weak magnetic field, the diffusion coefficients scale as 1/|B→|2, while a slower decay appears at high field strength. The relation of this transition with the different mixing properties… 

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