Implementation of a Monte Carlo method to a two-dimensional particle-in-cell solver using algebraic meshes

ŞENGİL N., Tumuklu O., Celenligil M. C.

NUKLEONIKA, vol.57, no.2, pp.313-316, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: NUKLEONIKA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.313-316
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Particle-in-cell (PIC) technique is a widely used computational method in the simulation of low density collisionless plasma flows. In this study, a new two-dimensional (2-D) electrostatic particle-in-cell solver is developed that can be applied to non-rectangular configurations.