Dr Bengt Eliasson

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Physics

Publications

Neutrino-driven instability of ion acoustic waves in an ultra-relativistic degenerate plasma
Ghai Yashika, Saini N S, Eliasson B
Astrophysical Journal Vol 884 (2019)
https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab3e0c
High-Power Laser-Plasma Interaction
Liu C S, Tripathi V K, Eliasson Bengt
(2019)
https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108635844
Large-scale numerical simulation of ionospheric Langmuir turbulence excited by a radio frequency electromagnetic wave
Heelis T J, Ronald K, Eliasson B
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion Vol 61 (2019)
https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6587/aaf693
Simulations of the generation of energetic electrons and the formation of descending artificial plasma layers during HF-heating at Arecibo
Eliasson B, Milikh G M, Liu T C, Shao X, Papadopoulos K
Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics Vol 123, pp. 10301-10309 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JA026073
Apparatus for investigating non-linear microwave interactions in magnetised plasma
Ronald K, Phelps ADR, Cairns RA, Bingham R, Eliasson B, Koepke ME, Cross AW, Speirs DC, Robertson C W, Whyte CG
45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics (EPS 2018) 45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2018, pp. 961-964 (2018)
Time-dependent variational approach for Bose-Einstein condensates with nonlocal interaction
Haas Fernando, Eliasson Bengt
Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol 51 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6455/aad629

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Research interests

Theory and simulations of waves and nonlinear structures plasmas, relativistic laser-plasma interactions, ionospheric physics and radio wave propagation, quantum phenomena in plasmas. Also development of Vlasov-Maxwell simulation codes, numerical codes for wave propagation in the ionosphere and in laboratory plasmas, kinetic models of nonlinear water waves, etc. See extended homepage on http://personal.strath.ac.uk/bengt.eliasson/ Was awarded Fellow of American Physical Society 2012.

Significant publications:

  1. Bengt Eliasson: Instability of a thin conducting foil accelerated by a finite wavelength intense laser. New Journal of Physics 17, 033026, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/17/3/033026 (2015).
  2. Bengt Eliasson and K. Papadopoulos: Numerical study of anomalous absorption of O mode waves on magnetic field-aligned striations. Geophysical Research Letters 42(8), 2603-2611, doi:10.1002/2015GL063751 (2015).

  3. B. Eliasson and F. Haas: Trapping and instability of directional gravity waves in localized water currents. Physical Review E 89, 063014, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.89.063014 (2014).
  4. Bengt Eliasson: Full-scale simulations of ionospheric Langmuir turbulence. Modern Physics Letters B 27(8), 1330005 (27 pages), doi:10.1142/S0217984913300056 (2013).

  5. P. K. Shukla and B. Eliasson, Novel attractive force between ions in quantum plasmas. Physical Review Letters 108, 165007, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.165007 (2012).

  6. B. Eliasson, C.-L. Chang, and K. Papadopoulos, Generation of ELF and ULF electromagnetic waves by modulated heating of the ionospheric F2 region, Journal of Geophysical Research - Space Physics 117, A10320, doi:10.1029/2012JA017935 (2012).

  7. B. Eliasson, X. Shao, G. Milikh, E. V. Mishin, and K. Papadopoulos, Numerical modeling of artificial ionospheric layers driven by high-power HF-heating, Journal of Geophysical Research - Space Physics117, A10321, doi:10.1029/2012JA018105 (2012).

  8. B. Eliasson and P. K. Shukla, Relativistic X-ray free-electron lasers in the quantum regime, Physical Review E 85, 065401(R), doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.85.066401 (2012).

  9. B. Eliasson and P. K. Shukla, The formation of electrostatic shocks in quantum plasmas with relativistically degenerate electrons. Europhysics Letters (EPL) 97, 15001, doi:10.1209/0295-5075/97/15001 (2012).

  10. Eliasson and P. K. Shukla, Numerical Investigation of the Instability and Nonlinear Evolution of Narrow-Band Directional Ocean Waves. Physical Review Letters 105, 014501, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.014501 (2010).

  11. B. Eliasson: Numerical simulations of the Fourier transformed Vlasov-Maxwell system in higher dimensions – Theory and applications, Transport Theory and Statistical Physics 39(5&7), 387-465, doi:10.1080/00411450.2011.563711 (2010). 
  12. P. K. Shukla and B. Eliasson, Nonlinear theory for a quantum diode in a dense Fermi magnetoplasma, Physical Review Letters 100, 036801, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.036801 (2008).

  13. B. Eliasson, C. S. Liu, X. Shao, R. Z. Sagdeev, and P. K. Shukla, Laser acceleration of monoenergetic protons via a double layer emerging from an ultra-thin foil, New Journal of Physics 11, 073006, doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/11/7/073006 (2009).

Professional activities

Microwaves in Beams & Plasmas 2018
Speaker
12/12/2018
Vlasov simulations of relativistic parametric instabilities in laser-plasma interactions
Speaker
24/10/2018
Vlasov Simulations of Wave-Wave and Wave-Particle Interactions in Plasma
Speaker
9/5/2018
42nd IoP Plasma Physics Conference
Speaker
1/4/2015
42nd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics
Member of programme committee
2015
QUAMP 2015
Organiser
2015

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Projects

Microwave emission due to kinetic instabilities in an overdense mirror-confined plasma (International Exchanges Cost Share 2018 - Russia)
Eliasson, Bengt (Principal Investigator) Bingham, Robert (Co-investigator) Phelps, Alan (Co-investigator) Ronald, Kevin (Co-investigator) Speirs, David (Co-investigator)
10-Jan-2018 - 09-Jan-2020
Doctoral Training Partnership 2018-19 University of Strathclyde | Wilson, Kieran
Ronald, Kevin (Principal Investigator) Eliasson, Bengt (Co-investigator) Wilson, Kieran (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 01-Jan-2022
Parametric Wave Coupling and Non-Linear Mixing in Plasma
Ronald, Kevin (Principal Investigator) Bingham, Robert (Co-investigator) Eliasson, Bengt (Co-investigator) Phelps, Alan (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2020
Cockcroft Institute
Riis, Erling (Principal Investigator) Cross, Adrian (Co-investigator) Eliasson, Bengt (Co-investigator) Gray, Ross (Co-investigator) Hidding, Bernhard (Co-investigator) Jaroszynski, Dino (Co-investigator) McKenna, Paul (Co-investigator) McNeil, Brian (Co-investigator) Ronald, Kevin (Co-investigator) Sheng, Zheng-Ming (Co-investigator) Zhang, Liang (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2018
Cockcroft Institute / R160525-1
Riis, Erling (Principal Investigator) Cross, Adrian (Co-investigator) Eliasson, Bengt (Co-investigator) Gray, Ross (Co-investigator) Hidding, Bernhard (Co-investigator) Jaroszynski, Dino (Co-investigator) McKenna, Paul (Co-investigator) McNeil, Brian (Co-investigator) Ronald, Kevin (Co-investigator) Sheng, Zheng-Ming (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2018
Studentship Support from CCFE
Ronald, Kevin (Principal Investigator) Eliasson, Bengt (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 31-Jan-2020

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