The Particle-in-Cell Algorithm

Section author: Axel Huebl

For now, please refer to the textbooks [BirdsallLangdon], [HockneyEastwood], our latest paper on PIConGPU and [Huebl2014] (chapters 2.3, 3.1 and 3.4).

References

[BirdsallLangdon]C.K. Birdsall, A.B. Langdon. Plasma Physics via Computer Simulation, McGraw-Hill (1985), ISBN 0-07-005371-5
[HockneyEastwood]R.W. Hockney, J.W. Eastwood. Computer Simulation Using Particles, CRC Press (1988), ISBN 0-85274-392-0
[Huebl2014]A. Huebl. Injection Control for Electrons in Laser-Driven Plasma Wakes on the Femtosecond Time Scale, Diploma Thesis at TU Dresden & Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden - Rossendorf for the German Degree “Diplom-Physiker” (2014), https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.15924