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45) we have a 3D view and a contour plot of the current J = −∇ ⊥ψ at t=30. Note the important 2 The Method of Characteristics for the Numerical Solution… 53 Figure 46. Current J at t =35. Figure 47. Plot of ln(δψ ( x = L x / 2, y = 0)) against time. peak structure of the current around the X-point. (46) for the contour plot of the current at t=35 the fine scale structures which develop, and which make further calculation difficult, even with the 2048x512 grid points we have. Magnetic reconnection leads to the development of increasingly narrow current and vorticity layers.

The Method of Characteristics for the Numerical Solution… 29 Figure 23. Charge (ni–ne). 8 at t=60. (23) shows the charge (ni –ne ). We note the system is solved for ions and electrons, but the response of the ions at t=60 is still negligible. In the conclusion of this section 2 , we stress the importance of the cubic spline and the good performance of the interpolation technique, having low numerical diffusion and dispersion and high accuracy. We also note the numerical stability of the numerical code.

To avoid this difficulty, a numerical diffusion term was added in [62,63] to smooth the solution and push further in time. (45), which has not been observed in [62,63,64]. Finally we stress again the symmetry in the solution reproduced with great −3 precision by the code. The time-step used for this calculation was Δt = 10 . 54 M. Shoucri Figure 48. 54), and the corresponding value at t=0, divided by the Total energy E(0). (47) a curve showing the evolution of ln(δψ ( x = L x / 2, y = 0)) against time, which shows the growth and saturation of the perturbation we present δψ .

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