Modelling particle transport with stochastic simulations

Fletcher, L. (1994) Modelling particle transport with stochastic simulations. Space Science Reviews, 68(1-4), pp. 239-242. (doi:10.1007/BF00749144)

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Abstract

We use stochastic simulations to calculate the evolution of particle distributions in complex situations. Comparison of numerical and analytical solutions is made, for the case of electrons moving from the corona to the chromosphere and undergoing pure scattering. A temporally fragmented beam injection is treated, under various atmospheric conditions.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Numerical simulations, Fokker-Planck equation
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Fletcher, Professor Lyndsay
Authors: Fletcher, L.
Subjects:Q Science > QB Astronomy
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Research Group:Astronomy and Astrophysics
Journal Name:Space Science Reviews
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0038-6308
ISSN (Online):1572-9672

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