Numerical Solution of the Non Homogeneous Fokker-Planck-Landau Equation

  • F. Filbet
  • L. Pareschi
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Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 1)


In this note we describe a novel approach to the numerical solution of the Fokker-Planck-Landau equation in the non-homogeneous case. The method couples, through a time splitting algorithm, a finite volume scheme for the transport with a fast spectral solver for the efficient solution of the collision operator.


Knudsen Number Collision Operator Vlasov Equation Finite Volume Scheme Time Splitting Scheme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Filbet
    • 1
  • L. Pareschi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of NancyVandœuvre-lès-NancyFrance
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of FerraraFerraraItaly

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