A Quasi Two-Dimensional Model for Gas Discharge Simulation Using FE-FCT Method

기체 방전의 시뮬레이션을 위한 FE-FCT를 이용한 준 2차원적 수치 모델

  • Koh, Wook-Hee (Department of Computer and Physics, Hanseo University) ;
  • Park, In-Ho (Department of Physics, University of Incheon)
  • 고욱희 (한서대학교 컴퓨터응용물리학과) ;
  • 박인호 (인천대학교 물리학과)
  • Published : 2008.11.30


A quasi two-dimensional model for numerical simulation of gas discharge is presented, based on the finite-element flux-corrected transport method. A one-dimensional continuity convection-diffusion equation coupled Poisson's equation is solved to calculate the charge density variation and the electric field is evaluated by the classical disk method. Results calculated for various benchmark problems verify the accuracy of the proposed model and illustrate its performance. This model has been applied to a streamer simulation, and the results are shown to agree well with previously published results.


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