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Reduced Plasma Frequency Calculation Based on Particle-In-Cell Simulations

  title={Reduced Plasma Frequency Calculation Based on Particle-In-Cell Simulations},
  author={Tarek Mealy and Robert Marosi and Filippo Capolino},
—We propose a scheme to calculate the reduced plasma frequency of a cylindrical-shaped electron beam flowing inside of a cylindrical tunnel, based on results obtained from Particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations. In PIC simulations, we mod-ulate the electron beam using two parallel, non-intercepting, closely-spaced grids which are electrically connected together by a single-tone sinusoidal voltage source. The electron energy and the beam current distributions along the length of the tunnel are… 

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