Title: 6th International Conference of Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows (ASTRONUM 2011)
Volume: 459 Year: 2012 View this Volume on ADS
Editors: Nikolai V. Pogorelov and J. Antonio Font
6th Annual International Conference in Valencia, Spain
13–17 March 2011. This Volume contains the Proceedings of ASTRONUM-2011 – the sixth
in a series of international conferences now organized by the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research at the University of Alabama in
Huntsville, the Laboratory for Research into the Fundamental Laws of the
Universe at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission,
and the University of Valencia, Spain.
The subjects of the conference include such topics as turbulence and
cosmic ray transport, astrophysical and space plasma flows, kinetic and
hybrid simulations, numerical methods,algorithms,frameworks,
and data handling and visualization. All of these topics are of great
importance for scientists investigating solar structure, the heliosphere,
the Sun-Earth connection, and various astrophysical phenomena.
The problems discussed at the conference are characterized by different time and space scales, regions, or particle populations, for which
different sets of defining equations or concepts are necessary to understand the
physical system in its entirety. This book is of interest for specialists in
applied mathematics, astrophysics, space physics, and computer science
working on the application of novel numerical algorithms to contemporary problems arising in these fields. It can also be used by graduate students to get acquainted with the fundamental approaches to solving fluid dynamics and kinetic equations governing space plasma flows.
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Front Matter   
Front Matter Pogorelov, N. V.; Font, J. A.
Part I. Turbulence and Cosmic Ray Transport   
Residual Energy in Weak and Strong MHD Turbulence 3 Boldyrev, S.; Perez, J. C.; Wang, Y.
Gauging the Turbulent Mach Numbers in Optically Thick Clouds 9 Burkhart, B.; Lazarian, A.; Ossenkopf, V.; Stutzki, J.
Multifluid Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in Weakly Ionised Astrophysical Plasmas 15 Downes, T. P.
Astrophysical Reconnection and Particle Acceleration 21 Lazarian, A.; Kowal, G.; Douveia dal Pino, B.
Three-dimensional Hall Magnetohydrodynamics Turbulence 28 Meyrand, R.; Galtier, S.
The Lagrangian Frequency Spectrum of Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence 34 Müller, W.; Busse, A.; Gogoberidze, G.
Cosmic Ray Transport in MHD Turbulence: Large and Small Scale Interactions 40 Yan, H.; Lazarian, A.
Part II. Astrophysical Flows   
Powering Short GRBs by Mergers of Moderately Magnetized Neutron Stars 49 Aloy, M. A.; Rezzolla, L.; Giacomazzo, B.; Obergaulinger, M.
Gaseous Flows in Inner Regions of Circum-binary Disks of T Tauri Stars 55 Bisikalo, D. V.; Sytov, A. Y.; Fateeva, A. M.; Kaygorodov, P. V.
Radiatively Efficient Magnetized Bondi Accretion 61 Cunningham, A. J.; McKee, C. F.; Klein, R. I.; Krumholz, M. R.; Teyssier, R.
Numerical Relativity Simulations of the Papaloizou–Pringle Instability in Black Hole–Torus Systems 67 Font, J. A.; Kiuchi, K.; Shibata, M.; Montero, P.
Dusty Circumstellar Environments: MPI-AMRVAC Simulations 73 Keppens, R.; van Marle, A. J.; Meliani, Z.
Gas Dynamics in Central Regions of Barred Galaxies: Hydrodynamic Models 79 Kim, W.-T.; Seo, W.-Y.
Gravitational Waves and Neutrino Emissions from the Merger of Binary Neutron Stars 85 Kiuchi, K.; Sekiguchi, Y.; Kyutoku, K.; Shibata, M.
Radiation Hydrodynamics AMR Simulations of High Mass Star Formation: The Effects of Feedback in Cores to Clusters 91 Klein, R. I.
Semi-Lagrangian Implicit Integrations in SPH modeling: A Model for the Accretion Disc in a Microquasar 99 Lanzafame, G.
Radiation-MHD Simulations of Pillars and Globules in HII Regions 106 Mackey, J.
MHD Simulations of a Supernova-driven ISM and the Warm Ionized Medium Using a Positivity Preserving Ideal MHD Scheme 112 Low, M.-M. M.; Hill, A. S.; Joung, M. R.; Waagan, K.; Klingenberg, C.; Wood, K.; Benjamin, R. A.; Federrath, C.; Haffner, L. M.
Numerical Simulation of Flares in GRB Afterglow Phase 118 Meliani, Z.; Vlasis, A.; Keppens, R.
Resistive Generation of Intergalactic Magnetic Field at Cosmic Dawn 125 Miniati, F.; Bell, A. R.
Magnetorotational Processes in Core-collapse Supernovae 131 Moiseenko, S. G.; Bisnovatyi-Kogan, G. S.; Ardeljan, N. V.
General Relativistic Explosion Models of Core-Collapse Supernovae 137 Müller, B.; Marek, A.; Janka, H.-T.; Dimmelmeier, H.
Simulation of Relativistic Jets and Associated Self-consistent Radiation 143 Nishikawa, K.-I.; Choi, E.-J.; Min, K.; Hardee, P.; Mizuno, Y.; Zhang, B.; Niemiec, J.; Medvedev, M.; Nordlund, A.; Frederiksen, J.; Sol, H.; Pohl, M.; Hartmann, D. H.; Fishman, J. F.
MHD Simulations of Non-rotating Stellar Core Collapse with Neutrinos 149 Obergaulinger, M.; Janka, T.
Numerical Simulations of Relativistic Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei: The Role of Shocks in the Reheating of the Intracluster Medium 155 Perucho, M.; Quilis, V.; Martí, J.-M.
Global Simulations of MRI-driven Accretion onto Magnetized Stars 161 Romanova, M.; Ustyugova, G.; Koldoba, A.; Lovelace, R. V. E.
Magneto-elastic Oscillations and Magnetar QPOs 167 Stergioulas, N.; Gabler, M.; Cerdá-Durán, P.; Font, J. A.; Müller, E.
MHD Simulation of Bondi–Hoyle Accretion onto Magnetized Neutron Star 173 Toropina, O. D.; Romanova, M. M.; Lovelacem R. V. E.
A Numerical Model for Multigroup Radiation Hydrodynamics 180 Vaytet, N.; Audit, E.; Dubroca, B.; González, M.
Part III. Space Plasma Flows   
On Some Algorithm for Modeling the Solar Coronal Magnetic Field as MHD Equilibrium on Unstructured Mesh 189 Amari, T.; Delyon, F.; Alauzet, F.; Frey, P.; Olivier, G.; Aly, J. J.; SDO/HMI Team
The Expanding Box Model in ECHO: Application to the Parametric Decay of Alfvén Waves in the Fast Solar Wind 196 Del Zanna, L.; Landi, S.; Matteini, L.; Velli, M.
Numerical Study of the Global Corona for CR 2055 Driven by Daily Updated Synoptic Magnetic Field 202 Feng, X.; Yang, L. P.; Xiang, C. Q.; Liu, Y.; Zhao, X.; Wu, S. T.
Numerical Modeling of Solar Wind Flow Using Interplanetary Scintillation Data as Boundary Conditions 209 Kim, T. K.; Pogorelov, N. V.; Borovikov, S. N.; Hayashi, K.
Modeling the Multi-component Solar Wind: A few Numerical Aspects and Potential Applications to Stellar Winds 216 Li, B.; Li, X.
The Reduced Magnetohydrodynamics Coronal Tectonics Code: Implementation on GPU Accelerated Machines 222 Lin, L.; Ng, C.-S.; Bhattacharjee, A.
Direct Modeling of Neutral Helium in the Heliosphere 228 Müller, H.-R.
The Ionosphere Coupled to the Plasmasphere and Polar Wind Models 234 Pierrard, V.; Borremans, K.
Algorithm to Find Quasi Two-dimensional Reconnection Topology in Three-dimensional Simulations 240 Raeder, J.; Germaschewski, K.
3D MHD Numerical Study of Two CMEs' Evolution and Their Interaction 247 Shen, F.; Feng, X.; Wu, S. T.
Modeling of Solar Active Region Using a Three-Dimensional, Time-Dependent, Data-Driven Magnetohydrodynamic Model 254 Wu, S. T.; Wang, A. H.; Falconer, D.; Hu, Q.; Liu, Y.; Feng, X.; Shen, F.
Part IV. Kinetic, Particle, and Hybrid Simulations   
Numerical Challenges in Kinetic Simulations of Three-wave Interactions 265 Ganse, U.; Kilian, P.; Siegel, S.; Spanier, F.
PIC Simulation of Electric Sail with Explicit Trapped Electron Modeling 271 Janhunen, P.
Multi-Moment Advection Scheme for Vlasov Simulations 277 Minoshima, T.; Matsumoto, Y.; Amano, T.
Three-dimensional Hybrid Simulation on GPU System Using RETRY and LIST Moment Calculation Algorithms 283 Sugiyama, T.
Part V. Numerical Methods, Algorithms, and Frameworks   
Efficient Parallelization for AMR MHD Multiphysics Calculations: Implementation in AstroBEAR 291 Carroll-Nellenback, J.; Shroyer, B.; Frank, A.; Ding, C.
Comparison Between AMR and SPH 298 Falle, S.; Hubber, D.; Goodwin, S.; Boley, A.
Heliospheric Modeling on Geodesic Grids 304 Florinski, V.; Guo, X.; Balsara, D. S.; Meyer, C.
Dynamical Stability of Galactic Shocks: Numerical Instability and Physical Stability 310 Hanawa, T.; Kikuchi, D.
A Review of Plasma Rotation and Transport in Fusion Plasmas 316 Hidalgo, C.
A New Godunov Algorithm for Radiation MHD in Athena 322 Jiang, Y.-F.; Stone, J. M.; Davis, S. W.
Simulations of Low-temperature Plasmas with Adaptive Cartesian Mesh 328 Kolobov, V. I.; Arslanbekov, R. R.
An Implicit Solver on A Parallel Block-Structured Adaptive Mesh Grid for FLASH 334 Lee, D.; Gopal, S.; Mohapatra, P.
Magnetohydrodynamics with Anisotropic Ion Pressure 340 Meng, X.; Tóth, G.; Gombosi, T. I.
Adaptive Mesh Computations with the PLUTO Code for Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics 346 Mignone, A.; Zanni, C.
Code Comparison for MHD Fast-Mode Wave Propagation 353 Li, S.
Numerical Dissipation and Wrong Propagation Speed of Discontinuities For Stiff Source Terms 359 Yee, H. C.; Kotov, D. V.; Sjögreen, B.
Part VI. Data Handling and Visualization   
Recent Advances in Analysis of Large Datasets 371 Karimabadi, H.; Yilmaz, A.; Sipes, T.
Author Index 379 Pogorelov, N. V.; Font, J. A.
Back Matter   
Back Matter 382 Pogorelov, N. V.; Font, J. A.