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The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 227, Issue 14, pp 1603–1614 | Cite as

High-order Particle-In-Cell simulations of laser-plasma interaction

  • Stephen M. CopplestoneEmail author
  • Marcel Pfeiffer
  • Stefanos Fasoulas
  • Claus-Dieter Munz
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  1. Particle Methods in Natural Science and Engineering

Abstract

The simulation of laser-plasma interaction via three- dimensional Particle-In-Cell methods based on higher-order schemes is considered. High-order methods allow for drastically reducing the required number of degrees of freedom while still capturing the complex physical nature of non-linear processes. The suitability of high-order methods for the acceleration of protons from thin films by intense short-pulse lasers in terms of accuracy and efficiency is shown.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics, University of StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Space Systems, University of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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