Computational Plasma Lab

Publications

Papers, posters, reports, and other publications produced by the people (past and present) of this laboratory. Conference products are listed after other documents for the given year.

2014

  • G.V. Vogman, P. Colella, and U. Shumlak. Dory-Guest-Harris instability as a benchmark for continuum kinetic Vlasov-Poisson simulations of magnetized plasmas. Journal of Computational Physics 277, 101 (2014). Article
  • S. Miller and U. Shumlak. "Capturing marginally collisional effects with the 13N-moment plasma model," Fifty-Sixth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2014.
  • N. Reddell and U. Shumlak. "Continuum kinetic plasma modeling by the Vlasov-Maxwell system in multiple dimensions," Fifty-Sixth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2014.
  • G.V. Vogman, P. Colella, and U. Shumlak. "High-order continuum kinetic Vlasov-Poisson simulations of magnetized plasmas," Fifty-Sixth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2014.
  • B.A. Nelson, C. Akcay, A.H. Glasser, C.J. Hansen, T.R. Jarboe, G.J. Marklin, R.D. Milroy, K.D. Morgan, P.C. Norgaard, U. Shumlak, D.A. Sutherland, B.S. Victor, C.R. Sovinec, J.B. O'Bryan, E.D. Held, J.-Y. Ji, and V.S. Lukin. "PSI-Center Validation Studies," Fifty-Sixth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2014.

 

2013

  • E. Kansa, U. Shumlak, and S. Tsynkov. Discrete Calderon's Projections on Parallelepipeds and their Application to Computing Exterior Magnetic Fields for FRC Plasmas. Journal of Computational Physics 234, 172 (2013). Article
  • U. Shumlak, R. Lilly, S. Miller, N. Reddell, and E. Sousa. "Blended high-order finite element methods for plasma modeling," Fortieth European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, Helsinki, Finland, July 2013. Article
  • U. Shumlak, R. Lilly, S. Miller, N. Reddell, and E. Sousa. "High-order finite element method for plasma modeling," IEEE Pulsed Power and Plasma Science Conference (PPPS 2013), San Francisco, California, June 2013. Article
  • S. Miller and U. Shumlak. "Validity and Numerical Implementation of the 13 Moment Multi-Fluid Plasma Model," Fifty-Fifth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2013.
  • N. Reddell and U. Shumlak. "Advanced kinetic plasma model implementation for new large-scale investigations," Fifty-Fifth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2013.
  • E. Sousa and U. Shumlak. "Blended Finite Element Method for Multi-Fluid Plasma Modeling," Fifty-Fifth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2013.
  • P.C. Norgaard and U. Shumlak. "Reacting Plasma-Neutral Fluid Simulations using the NIMROD Finite Element Code," Fifty-Fifth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2013.
  • B.A. Nelson, C. Akcay, A.H. Glasser, C.J. Hansen, T.R. Jarboe, G.J. Marklin, R.D. Milroy, K.D. Morgan, P.C. Norgaard, U. Shumlak, B.S. Victor, C.R. Sovinec, J.B. O'Bryan, E.D. Held, J.-Y. Ji, and V.S. Lukin. "PSI-Center Simulations of Validation Platform Experiments," Fifty-Fifth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2013.
  • U. Shumlak. "Plasma Simulations using Continuum Models: Challenges for Computational Physics," NSF Workshop on High Performance Computational Science with Structured Meshes and Particles (HPCS-SMP), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Denver, Colorado, November 2013.
  • U. Shumlak. "WARPX, its capabilities, and combined implementation with lacunae," Department Seminar, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 2013.

 

2012

  • E.T. Meier and U. Shumlak. A general nonlinear fluid model for reacting plasma-neutral mixtures. Physics of Plasmas 19 (7), 072508 (2012). Article
  • E.T. Meier, A.H. Glasser, V.S. Lukin, and U. Shumlak, "Modeling open boundaries in dissipative MHD simulation," Journal of Computational Physics 231 (7), 2963 (2012). Article
  • U. Shumlak, R. Lilly, S. Miller, N. Reddell, and E. Sousa, "High-Order Computational Method Applied to the Multi-Fluid Plasma Model," Thirty-Ninth Annual IEEE International Conference on Plasma Sciences, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2012.
  • U. Shumlak, "The Multi-Fluid Plasma Model: Derivation, Context, and Computational Solution," Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, Computational Methods in High Energy Density Plasmas, University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, May 2012.
  • P. Norgaard and U. Shumlak. "Implementing a reacting plasma-neutral model in the NIMROD finite element code," Fifty-Fourth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Providence, Rhode Island, November 2012.
  • N. Reddell and U. Shumlak. "WARPM Framework for advanced plasma model simulations on many-core architectures," Fifty-Fourth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Providence, Rhode Island, November 2012.
  • E. Sousa and U. Shumlak. "Two-fluid plasma modeling using mixed finite element methods," Fifty-Fourth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Providence, Rhode Island, November 2012.
  • R. Lilly and U. Shumlak. "Multidimensional Plasma Sheath Modeling Using The Three Fluid Plasma Model in General Geometries," Fifty-Fourth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Providence, Rhode Island, November 2012.
  • B.A. Nelson, C. Akcay, A.H. Glasser, C.J. Hansen, T.R. Jarboe, C.C. Kim, G.J. Marklin, R.D. Milroy, U. Shumlak, C.R. Sovinec, J.B. O'Bryan, E. Held, J.-Y. Ji, and V.S. Lukin. "Simulations of Validation Platform Experiments by the PSI-Center," Fifty-Fourth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Providence, Rhode Island, November 2012.

 

2011

  • U. Shumlak, R. Lilly, N. Reddell, E. Sousa, and B. Srinivasan, "Advanced physics calculations using a multi-fluid plasma model," Computer Physics Communications 182, 0010-4655 (2011).
  • B. Srinivasan and U. Shumlak, "Analytical and computational study of the ideal full two-fluid plasma model and asymptotic approximations for Hall-MHD," Physics of Plasmas 18 (9), 092113 (2011).
  • J. Loverich, A. Hakim, and U. Shumlak, "A discontinuous Galerkin method for ideal two-fluid plasma equations," Communications in Computational Physics 9, 240 (2011).
  • W. Lowrie, V.S. Lukin, and U. Shumlak, "A priori mesh quality metric error analysis applied to a high-order finite element method," Journal of Computational Physics 230 (14), 5564 (2011).
  • B. Srinivasan, A. Hakim, and U. Shumlak, "Numerical methods for two-fluid dispersive fast MHD phenomena," Communications in Computational Physics 10, 183 (2011).
  • U. Shumlak, R. Lilly, N. Reddell, E. Sousa, B. Srinivasan, "Discontinuous Galerkin method applied to the multi-fluid plasma," SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE11), Reno, Nevada, March 2011.
  • U. Shumlak, R. Lilly, N. Reddell, E. Sousa, and B. Srinivasan. "Discontinuous Galerkin method applied to the multi-fluid plasma," SIAM International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM2011), Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 2011.
  • Eric Meier, Alan Glasser, Vyacheslav Lukin, and Uri Shumlak, "Open boundary conditions for dissipative MHD," Fifty-Third Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2011.
  • Robert Lilly and Uri Shumlak, "Multidimensional Plasma Sheath Modeling Using The Three Fluid Plasma Model," Fifty-Third Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2011. Poster
  • Eder Sousa, Uri Shumlak, and Guang Lin, "Lacuna-based Artificial Boundary Condition And Uncertainty Quantification of the Two-Fluid Plasma Model," Fifty-Third Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2011. Poster
  • W. Lowrie, U. Shumlak, A.H. Glasser, and V.S. Lukin, "Multi-Block Development and Application to a Shear Flow Z-Pinch Kink Mode Stabilization," Fifty-Third Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2011.
  • Brian A. Nelson, A.H. Glasser, T.R. Jarboe, C.C. Kim, G.J. Marklin, W. Lowrie, E.T. Meier, R.D. Milroy, U. Shumlak, C.R. Sovinec, J.B. O'Bryan, E. Held, J.-Y. Ji, and V.S. Lukin, "Simulations of ICC Experiments by the PSI-Center," Fifty-Third Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2011.
  • Noah Reddell, Uri Shumlak, and Guoyong Fu, “Framework for advanced plasma simulations on many-core architectures and results,” Fifty-Third Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2011.
  • S. Gilliam, " A 13-Moment Two-Fluid Plasma Physics Model Based on a Pearson Type-IV Distribution Function"

 

2010

  • E. T. Meier, V. S. Lukin, and U. Shumlak, "Spectral element spatial discretization error in solving highly anisotropic heat conduction equation," Computer Physics Communications 181, 837 (2010).
  • N. Reddell, R. Lilly, U. Shumlak, E. Sousa, and B. Srinivasan, "Computational Algorithm for the Multi-Fluid Plasma Model - WARPX," Fifty-Second Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, Illinois, November 2010.
  • R. Lilly and U. Shumlak, "Plasma Sheath Modeling Using The Three Fluid Plasma Model," Fifty-Second Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, Illinois, November 2010.
  • E.T. Meier, A.H. Glasser, V.S. Lukin, and U. Shumlak, "Lacunae-based open boundary conditions for dissipative MHD," Fifty-Second Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, Illinois, November 2010.
  • W. Lowrie, U. Shumlak, V.S. Lukin, and A.H. Glasser, "Multi-Block Development and Applications of HiFi," Fifty-Second Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, Illinois, November 2010.
  • B.A. Nelson, A.H. Glasser, T.R. Jarboe, C.C. Kim, G.J. Marklin, W. Lowrie, E.T. Meier, R.D. Milroy, U. Shumlak, C.R. Sovinec, J.B. O’Bryan, E. Held, J.-Y. Ji, and V.S. Lukin, "Recent Results of ICC Experiment Simulations by the PSI-Center," Fifty-Second Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, Illinois, November 2010.
  • B. Srinivasan, G.L. Delzanno, X. Tang, and U. Shumlak, "Applications of the Two-Fluid Plasma Model to Simulate Instabilities with and without Background Magnetic Fields," Fifty-Second Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, Illinois, November 2010.
  • U. Shumlak, R. Lilly, E. Meier, N. Reddell, E. Sousa, and B. Srinivasan, "Advanced Physics Calculations using a Multi-Fluid Plasma Model," Conference on Computational Physics, Trondheim, Norway, June 2010.

 

2009

  • B. Srinivasan and U. Shumlak, "A Study of 3-Dimensional Plasma Configurations using the Two-Fluid Plasma Model," Thirty-Sixth IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, San Diego, California, June 2009. Poster
  • B. Srinivasan and U. Shumlak, "Implicit Time-Integration Schemes for Finite Element Two-Fluid Code," Fifty-First Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2009. Poster

  • A. Susanto, "Development of Electromagnetic Solvers for Use with the Two-Fluid Plasma Algorithm"

     

2008

  • B. Srinivasan, U. Shumlak, and A. Hakim, "Comparison and Applications of Two-Fluid Plasma Algorithms," Thirty Ninth American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 2008. AIAA2008-3787
  • B. Srinivasan and U. Shumlak, "Comparison of Two-Fluid Plasma Models," High Performance Computing Users Group Conference, Seattle, Washington, July 2008. Paper
  • B. Srinivasan and U. Shumlak, "A Comparison between the Two-Fluid Plasma Model and Hall-MHD for Captured Physics and Computational Effort," Fiftieth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Dallas, Texas, November 2008. Poster

 

2007

  • A. Hakim and U. Shumlak, "Two-Fluid Physics and Field-Reversed Configurations," Physics of Plasmas 14, 055911 (2007).
  • B. Srinivasan and U. Shumlak, "Applying Asymptotic Approximations to the Full Two-Fluid Plasma System to Study Reduced Fluid Models," Thirty-Fourth Annual IEEE International Conference on Plasma Sciences, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 2007. Poster
  • B. Srinivasan and U. Shumlak, "Comparing Reduced Fluid Models to the Full Two-Fluid Plasma System," Forty-Ninth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Orlando, Florida, November 2007. Poster

 

2006

 

2005

  • J. Loverich and U. Shumlak, "A Discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Full Two-Fluid Plasma Model," Computer Physics Communications 169 (3), 251 (2005).
  • J. Loverich and U. Shumlak, "The Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Simulation of Plasma Dynamics: The Full Two-Fluid System," Forty-Seventh Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2005.
  • A. Hakim and U. Shumlak, "A High Resolution Wave Propagation Scheme for Two-Fluid Plasma Equations with applications to Field Reversed Configurations," Forty-Seventh Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2005.
  • S. Vadlamani, G. Marklin, U. Shumlak, T. Jarboe, and R. Lionello, "Development of MH4D for Simulation of Emerging Concept Fusion Experiments," Forty-Seventh Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2005.
  • T.R. Jarboe, C.C. Kim, G. Marklin, A.I.D. Macnab, R.D. Milroy, B.A. Nelson, U. Shumlak, S. Vadlamani, S. Woodruff, R.A. Bayliss, C.R. Sovinec, E. Held, and J-Y. Ji, "Overview of The Plasma Science and Innovation Center (PSI-Center)," Forty-Seventh Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 2005.
  • J. Loverich, "A Discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Two-Fluid Plasma System and Its Application to the Z-Pinch" PhD Dissertation
  • B. Srinivasan, "A Comparison between the Discontinuous Galerkin Algorithm and the High Resolution Wave Propagation Algorithm for the Full Two-Fluid Plasma Model" MS Thesis

 

2004

  • U. Shumlak, C. Aberle, A. Hakim, and J. Loverich, "Plasma Simulation Algorithm for the Two-Fluid Plasma Model," European Physical Society /American Physical Society Conference on Computational Physics, Division of Computational Physics, Genoa, Italy, September 2004. Poster
  • J. J. Loverich and U. Shumlak, "A Discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Full Two-Fluid Plasma Model," European Physical Society /American Physical Society Conference on Computational Physics, Division of Computational Physics, Genoa, Italy, September 2004. Poster
  • A. Hakim, U. Shumlak, and J. Loverich, "A High Resolution Scheme for Multi-Dimensional Two-Fluid Plasma Equations," Forty-Sixth Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Savannah, Georgia, November 2004. Poster
  • C. Aberle, "Algorithm for Solving Colocated Electromagnetic Fields with Sources" MS Thesis

 

2003

  • U. Shumlak and J. Loverich, "Approximate Riemann Solver for the Two-Fluid Plasma Model," Journal of Computational Physics 187 (2), 620 (2003).
  • J. Loverich, U. Shumlak, C. Aberle, and A. Hakim, "A Finite Volume Algorithm for the Two-Fluid Plasma System," Sixteenth American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 2003. AIAA2003-4238
  • A. Hakim, U. Shumlak, C. Aberle, and J. Loverich, "Maxwell Equation Solver for Plasma Simulations Based on a Mixed Potential Formulation," Sixteenth American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 2003. AIAA2003-3829
  • J. Loverich, "A Finite Volume Algorithm for the Two-fluid Plasma System in One Dimension" MS Thesis

 

2002

  • J. J. Loverich and U. Shumlak, "A Finite Volume Scheme for the Two-Fluid Plasma System," Twenty-Ninth Annual IEEE International Conference on Plasma Sciences, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 2002. Poster
  • U. Shumlak, C. S. Aberle, A. Hakim, and J. J. Loverich, "Plasma Simulation Algorithm for the Two-Fluid Plasma Model," American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Computational Physics, San Diego, California, August 2002. Poster
  • C. S. Aberle, A. Hakim, and U. Shumlak, "Development of a Maxwell Equation Solver for Application to Two-Fluid Plasma Models," American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Computational Physics, San Diego, California, August 2002. Poster

 

2001

  • U. Shumlak and B. Udrea, "An Approximate Riemann Solver for MHD Computations on Parallel Architectures," Fifteenth American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Anaheim, California, June 2001. AIAA2001-2591
  • C. Aberle and U. Shumlak, "Application of Analytical Methods to Computing Numerical Flux Jacobians," Fifteenth American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Anaheim, California, June 2001. AIAA2001-2610

2000

  • W. Vuillemot, U. Shumlak, "Multi-Temperature, Thermal & Ion Fraction Effects over Wedge and Bluff Body Shapes in Hypervelocity Flow" Twenty-Seventh Annual IEEE International Conference on Plasma Sciences, June 2000. Poster

1999

  • W.W. Vuillemot and U. Shumlak, "Plasma Effects on Hypersonic Flows," Forty-First Annual American Physical Society Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Seattle, Washington, November 1999.
  • B. Udrea, "An Advanced Implicit Solver for MHD" PhD Dissertation

1998

1997