Physics of High-temperature Plasmas
We describe here our research of
high-temperature plasmas with particle simulations in five categories.
First proof of magnetic reconnection
The origin of magnetic reconnection that requires dissipation in plasmsa,
since most of the plasmas of our interest are virtually collisionless...
Coulomb explosion of intense-laser irradiated pellets
The basic process
of hydrogen pellets irradiated by intense short pulse
laser is studied as an exact N-body problem by relativistic molecular
dynamics. It has applications to laser fusion and beam souces for medical
R&D of macro-particle simulation code
The method to deal with low-frequency plasma phenomenoa with
kinetic (particle) effects. Here included are resonance, charge separation of ions and electrons,
finite Larmor radius, and transport.
Formation of a planetary shock (in Japanese)
Generation of a collisionless shock in solar wind and planetary plasma
interface. Simulation by macro-particle code [Work by Dr. H.Shimazu].
Wave instabilities and plasma heating (in Japanese)
Wave generation via plasma instabilities due to particle beams and
anisotropy of temperature and density. In nonlinear steps, plasma acceleration, heating result.