Dr Bengt Eliasson




Quasi-adiabatic and stochastic heating and particle acceleration at quasi-perpendicular shocks
Stasiewicz Krzysztof, Eliasson Bengt
Astrophysical Journal (2020)
Particle-in-cell simulation of plasma-based amplification using a moving window
Yoffe S R, Lehe R, Ersfeld B, Brunetti E, Vieux G, Noble A, Eliasson B, Hur M S, Vay J-Luc, Jaroszynski D A
Physical Review Research Vol 2 (2020)
Quantum Faraday excitations in degenerate electron-ion plasma
Akbari-Moghanjoughi M, Eliasson B
Physica Scripta Vol 95 (2020)
Experiment and simulations of kinetic instabilities in mirror-confined ECR discharge plasma
Eliasson B, Viktorov M, Golubev S, Speirs DC, Mansfeld D, Phelps ADR, Bingham R, Cross AW, Ronald K
5th Microwaves in Plasmas and Beams Workshop (2019)
Towards a high efficiency amplifier based on Raman amplification
Vieux G, Brunetti E, Cipiccia S, Eliasson B, Ersfeld B, Farmer J P, Hur M S, Lemos N, Welsh G H, Wiggins S M, Yang X, Yoffe S R, Dias J M, Jaroszynski D A
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion Vol 62 (2019)
Microwave emission due to kinetic instabilities in an over-dense mirror-confined plasma
Viktorov M, Eliasson B, Golubev S, Speirs D, Mansfeld D, Phelps ADR, Bingham R, Cross AW, Ronald K
17th Technological Plasma Workshop (2019)

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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
Vlasov simulations of relativistic parametric instabilities in laser-plasma interactions
Vlasov Simulations of Wave-Wave and Wave-Particle Interactions in Plasma
42nd IoP Plasma Physics Conference
42nd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics
Member of programme committee
QUAMP 2015

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Vlasov-Maxwell simulation of wave-driven turbulence and novel electron and ion heating schemes
Speirs, David (Co-investigator) Eliasson, Bengt (Principal Investigator)
EPSRC awarded EPCC Tier-2 HPC resource access call. Funded 1 year of HPC resources on the CIRRUS Tier-2 HPC system for research.
14-Jan-2018 - 14-Jan-2019
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) Speirs, David (Researcher) Whyte, Colin (Researcher)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2020
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
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

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