Detailed descriptionNumerical simulations of turbulence in magnetized collisionless plasmas.

Projects 
ExpTurb3D 3D hybrid expanding box simulation of plasma turbulence and fire hose instabilities, see Hellinger et al. (ApJ, 2019). Available products: B, B_{x}, B_{y}, B_{z}, Density, P, P_par, P_per, U, U_{x}, U_{y}, U_{z} 

CoordinatesX and Y axes perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. 
Initial conditionsInitialization with balanced largescale Alvenic modes with dB_rms=0.25 B_0. 
ParametersGrid: Nx=Ny=Nz=256 (subgrid of 512x512x256); Time step: dt=0.05/Omega_p. Cell size: dx=dy=dz=0.5 d_p (dx and dy are double of 0.25 d_p used in the simulation) 
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Yaglom4 Standard 2D PIC hybrid simulation of plasma turbulence in the plane perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. Available products: B, B_{x}, B_{y}, B_{z}, Density, U, U_{x}, U_{y}, U_{z} 

CoordinatesX and Y axes perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. 
Initial conditionsInitialization with zerocrosshelicity largescale Alvenic modes with dB_rms=0.25 B_0 and beta_i=beta_e=4. 
ParametersGrid: Nx=Ny= 2048; Time step: dt=0.02/Omega_p. Cell size: dx=dy=0.125 d_p. 
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Yaglom2 Standard 2D PIC hybrid simulation of plasma turbulence in the plane perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. Available products: B, B_{x}, B_{y}, B_{z}, Density, U, U_{x}, U_{y}, U_{z} 

CoordinatesX and Y axes perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. 
Initial conditionsInitialization with zerocrosshelicity largescale Alvenic modes with dB_rms=0.25 B_0 and beta_i=beta_e=1/2. 
ParametersGrid: Nx=Ny= 2048 (subgrid of 4096^2); Time step: dt=0.01/Omega_p. Cell size: dx=dy=0.125 d_p (double of 0.0625 d_p used in the simulation). 
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Yaglom16 Standard 2D PIC hybrid simulation of plasma turbulence in the plane perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field (Hellinger et al., ApJL, 2018). Available products: B, B_{x}, B_{y}, B_{z}, Density, U, U_{x}, U_{y}, U_{z} 

CoordinatesX and Y axes perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. 
Initial conditionsInitialization with (zero crosshelicity) largescale Alvenic modes with dB_rms=0.25 B_0 and beta_i=beta_e=1/16. 
ParametersGrid: Nx=Ny= 2048 (subgrid of 4096^2); Time step: dt=0.0025/Omega_p. Cell size: dx=dy=0.125 d_p (double of 0.0625 d_p used in the simulation). 
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ExpMir1 2D expanding box hybrid simulation of mirror instability in the turbulent plasma (Hellinger et al. 2017). Available products: B, B_{x}, B_{y}, B_{z}, Density, P, P_par, P_per, U, U_{x}, U_{y}, U_{z} 

CoordinatesZ axis parallel to the ambient magnetic field, Y axis parallel to the radial direction. Expansion in X and Z directions. 
Initial conditionsInitialization with randomphase, Alfvenic fluctuations dB/B_0~0.25, parallel proton beta = 3 and the proton temperature anisotropy 1.2. 
ParametersGrid: Nx=1024, Ny=1024 (subgrid of 2048x4096); Time step: dt=0.05/Omega_p. Initial cell size: dx=dy=0.5 d_p0 (twice that one used in the simulation) 
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hires Standard 2D PIC hybrid simulation of plasma turbulence in the plane perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field, see Franci et al. (ApJL, 2015). Available products: B, B_{x}, B_{y}, B_{z}, Density, U, U_{x}, U_{y}, U_{z} 

CoordinatesX and Y axes perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. 
Initial conditionsInitialization with balanced largescale Alvenic modes with dB_rms=0.24 B_0. 
ParametersGrid: Nx=Ny= 1024 (subgrid of 2048x2048); Time step: dt=0.025/Omega_p. Cell size: dx=dy=0.25 d_p (double of 0.125 d_p used in the simulation) 
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ExpTurb1 2D expanding box hybrid simulation of plasma turbulence in the plane perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field, see Hellinger et al. (ApJL, 2015). Available products: B, B_{x}, B_{y}, B_{z}, Density, P, P_par, P_per, U, U_{x}, U_{y}, U_{z} 

CoordinatesX and Y axes perpendicular to the ambient magnetic field. 
Initial conditionsInitialization with balanced largescale Alvenic modes with dB_rms=0.24 B_0. 
ParametersGrid: Nx=Ny= 1024 (subgrid of 2048x2048); Time step: dt=0.05/Omega_p. Cell size: dx=dy=0.5 d_p (double of 0.25 d_p used in the simulation) 
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