Nonlocal, Collisionless Electron Transport in Plasmas

Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

August 2-4 2005

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Workshop agenda pdf file.

This page contains links to presentations of invited speakers. Speakers are encouraged to submit their "IEEE Special Issue" papers and related information after the workshop. 

 This website will remain up for several years. 

Oral Presentations

Video Recorded talks are here.

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The first number indicates the date and the last shows the session number; 3 or 4 talks are grouped together in a session.
For available copies of slides follow the links.


August 2

August 3

August 4

9:00 AM


S. A. Cohen

Experimental studies of double layers in helicon plasmas

W. Lee

How to Reduce Noise in Particle Simulation

9:30 AM

R. Goldston,



F.F. Chen

Anomalous transport in industrial RF plasmas

I. Kolev

Comprehensive PIC-MC model for planar magnetron discharges

10:00 AM

V. Godyak

EEDF Modification in RF Plasmas

A. Dunaevsky

Kinetic experimental studies of expanding plasmas


R. Arslanbekov

Simulations of electron kinetics in gas discharges: the state of the art

10:30 AM




11:00 AM

N. J. Fisch

Kinetic effects and current drive in high temperature plasma

F. Skiff

Diagnostics of collisionless process in plasmas

Informal discussion on simulations

S. Hudson

11:30 AM

T. S. Hahm

Theory, simulation and experimental test of turbulence spreading

Informal discussion on diagnostics

S. A. Cohen

G. M. Milikh

Physics of high altitude lightning

12:00 PM

G. Hammett

Nonlocal fluid closure approximations for collisionless dynamics, with nonlinear extensions

I. Kaganovich

Theory of anomalous skin effect

L. Tsendin

The electron energy  diffusion coefficient in  weakly collisional plasmas

12:30 PM




1:00 PM

1:30 PM

R. Boswell

On a topic of sub-Bohm diffusion in a high beta helicon plasma.

O. Polomarov

Anomalous skin effect in nonuniform  plasmas.

M. Shneider

Molecular ensembles in optical lattices

2:00 PM

Y. Raitses

Non-local effects of electron heat transport in Hall thrusters

M. Turner

Collisionless heating in capacitive discharges

A. Brantov

Dielectric permittivity and nonlocal electron transport in weakly collisional plasma

2:30 PM

M. Keidar

Electron transport in closed ExB drift devices

I.V. Schweigert

Capacitively and inductively coupled HF discharges in one and two dimensional PIC-MCC simulations.

I. Beilis

Kinetic of plasma particles and electron beam relaxation zone in the  vacuum arc


3:00 PM





3:30 PM

K. Bowers

Surface waves and Landau resonant heating in unmagnetized bounded plasmas

A. Fridman

Kinetics of low temperature plasma: physics and applications



4:00 PM

C. E. Theodosiou

Electron impact scattering cross sections for plasma physics



4:30 PM

V. Demidov

Non-local effects in afterglow plasmas



5:00 PM

F. Skiff, S. A. Cohen

M. Turner, S. Hudson

I. Kaganovich



5:30 PM



7:00 PM





Poster Presentations

N. Birdsall

Transition from a decaying capacitive discharge to a self-heated resistive discharge

R. P. Brinkmann

Collisional and Non-Collisional Heating in Capacitively Coupled Plasmas: A Unified Picture

T. Hughes

Monte-Carlo vs. bulk resistivity modeling of an RF Helium plasma

A. Kudryavtsev, E. A. Bogdanov

Nonmonotonic behavior of excitation-rate spatial profiles in bounded plasmas due to effects of  EDF nonlocality

C. Legendy

Helicon website

S. Robertson

A model for the density, temperature and plasma potential of low-density, hot-filament discharges

A. Sefkow

Using LSP code to optimize ion beam diagnostic and proton beam generations

A. Shvydky

Three-dimensional Monte-Carlo/Particle- in-Cell simulations of the discharge pulse in an AC-PDP cell

Y. Sosov

Pn approximation of Boltzmann equation applied to the breakdown in Argon.

Z. Sternovsky

Collisional reduction of the ion flux to the wall in low-pressure gas discharges.

P. Stoltz

Simulations of particle dynamics in gas-filled diodes.

A. Smirnov

Electron cross-filed transport in a miniaturized cylindrical Hall thruster

D. Sydorenko

Modification of Electron Velocity Distribution in Bounded Plasmas by Secondary Electron Emission

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