Particle – Based Plasma Virtual Lab

Mission

Development of models, at different time scales and length, based on the particle representation (Particle-in-Cell, Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics) gas / plasma non-equilibrium systems for applications in the aerospace, energy and materials science

People Involved

Francesco

Taccogna

CNR Researcher

Group Coordinator 

Domenico

Bruno

CNR Researcher

Pierpaolo

Minelli

CNR Researcher

Maria

Rutigliano

CNR Researcher

Facilities & Labs

HPC Cluster and Services @ Bari

Linee di Ricerca

Publications

  1. F. Taccogna, R. Schneider, S. Longo, M. Capitelli, Kinetic simulations of plasma thrusters, Plasma Source Sci. and Technol., 17, 024003, (2008) ISNN: 0963-0252; doi: 10.1088/0963-0252/17/2/024003
  2. F. Taccogna, S. Longo, M. Capitelli, R. Schneider, Anomalous Transport induced by Sheath Instability in Hall Effect Thrusters, Applied Physics Letters, 94, (251502), (2009) ISNN: 0003-6951; doi: 10.1063/1.3152270
  3. F. Taccogna, P. Minelli, S. Longo, M. Capitelli, R. Schneider, Modeling of a negative ion source III. Two-dimensional structure of the extraction region, Phys. Plasmas 17, 063502, (2010) ISNN: 1070-664X; doi: 10.1063/1.3431635
  4. F. Taccogna, P. Minelli, S. Longo, Three-dimensional structure of the extraction region of a hybrid negative ion source, Plasma Sources Sci. and Technol., 22, 045019, (2013) ISNN: 0963-0252; doi: 10.1088/0963-0252/22/4/045019
  5. N. Oudini, N. Sirse, F. Taccogna, A. R. Ellingboe and A. Bendib, Photo-detachment signal analysis to accurately determine electronegativity, electron temperature, and charged species density, Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 124101 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4963138
  6. Maria Rutigliano, Fernando Pirani, Selectivity in the inelastic rotational scattering of hydrogen molecules from graphite, Chem. Phys., 479, 11–19, (2016), doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2016.09.002
  7. Maria Rutigliano, Nico Sanna, Amedeo Palma, Multiple approach to model unpaired spin density effects in H-ZSM5 zeolite with extra-framework O atom: H-abstraction reaction from methane, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1074, 9-18, (2015), doi: 10.1016/j.comptc.2015.10.002
  8. M. Rutigliano, P. Gamallo, R. Sayós, S. Orlandini, and M. Cacciatore, A molecular dynamics simulation of hydrogen atoms collisions on an H-preadsorbed silica surface, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 23, 045016, (2014), doi: 10.1088/0963-0252/23/4/045016
  9. M. Rutigliano, D. Santoro, M. Balat-Pichelin, Hydrogen atom recombination on tungsten at high temperature: Experiment and Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Surface Science, 628, 66-75, (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.susc.2014.05.007
  10. Costantino Zazza, Maria Rutigliano, Nico Sanna, Vincenzo Barone, Mario Cacciatore, Oxygen Adsorption on b-Quartz Model Surfaces: Some Insights from Density Functional Theory Calculations and Semiclassical Time-Dependent Dynamics, J. Phys. Chem. A, 116, 1975−1983, (2012), doi: 10.1021/jp205517j
  11. C.M. Coppola, G. Mizzi, D. Bruno, F. Esposito, D. Galli, F. Palla, S. Longo, State-to-state vibrational kinetics of H2 and H2+ in a post-shock cooling gas with primordial composition, MNRAS, 457, 3732-3742, (2016), doi: 10.1093/mnras/stw198
  12. D. Bruno, A. Frezzotti, G.P. Ghiroldi, Oxygen transport properties estimation by classical trajectory-direct simulation Monte Carlo, Phys. Fluids, 27, 057101, (2015), doi: 10.1063/1.4921157
  13. V. Laporta, D. Bruno, Electron-vibration energy exchange models in nitrogen-containing plasma flows, J. Chem. Phys., 138, 104319, (2013), doi: 10.1063/1.4794690
  14. D. Bruno, F. Esposito, V. Giovangigli, Relaxation of rotational-vibrational energy and volume viscosity in H-H2 mixtures, J. Chem. Phys., 138, 084302, (2013), doi: 10.1063/1.4792148
  15. D. Bruno, P. Facchi, S. Longo, P. Minelli, S. Pascazio, A. Scardicchio,  Quantum Zeno Effect in a Model Multilevel Molecule, J. Phys. Chem. A, 113, 14875-14886, (2009), doi: 10.1021/jp9050512

Projects

Apulia Space
G. Colonna, Manager WP A1.6 Space Transport

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