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2020

A Self-Consistent Open Boundary Condition for Fully Kinetic Plasma Thruster Plume Simulations

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Mar 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 48, 3, p. 610-630 21 p., 8986756.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

3D detailed far field plume modeling of SPT-100

Tekinalp, A. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electrospray molecular dynamics simulations using an octree-based Coulomb interaction method

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Mar 11 2019, In : Physical Review E. 99, 3, 033302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetic modeling of parasitic currents on spacecraft surfaces due to ambient space plasmas

Nuwal, N. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Kinetic modeling of unsteady hypersonic flows over a tick geometry

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., May 1 2019, In : Physics of fluids. 31, 5, 056108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modal analysis with proper orthogonal decomposition of hypersonic separated flows over a double wedge

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Mar 2019, In : Physical Review Fluids. 4, 3, 033403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiscale modeling of damaged surface topology in a hypersonic boundary

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Sep 28 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 151, 12, 124710.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Multi-scale thermal response modeling of an AVCOAT-like thermal protection material

Sawant, S. S., Rao, P., Harpale, A., Chew, H. B. & Levin, D. A., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 133, p. 1176-1195 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On the study of ion thruster plume characteristics and backflow contamination using fully-kinetic PIC-DSMC simulations.

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Prediction of gas transport properties through fibrous carbon preform microstructures using Direct Simulation Monte Carlo

Jambunathan, R., Levin, D. A., Borner, A., Ferguson, J. C. & Panerai, F., Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 130, p. 923-937 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simulations of surface evolution due to particulate-surface interaction

Mehta, N., Rayabharam, A. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Study of inert simulated particle transportation in a moving shock/pressure wave generated by electrostatic discharges

Marayikkottu, A. V., Sawant, S., Rao, P. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Study of ionic liquid mixture droplet evolution in an external electric field using molecular dynamics

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Aug 5 2019, 31st International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2018. Lockerby, D., Emerson, D. R., Wu, L. & Zhang, Y. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 050001. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 2132).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Use of particle methods for understanding hypersonic shock boundary layer interactions

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Aug 5 2019, 31st International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2018. Lockerby, D., Emerson, D. R., Wu, L. & Zhang, Y. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 080002. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 2132).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
2018

Ablative thermal protection systems: Pyrolysis modeling by scale-bridging molecular dynamics

Harpale, A., Sawant, S., Kumar, R., Levin, D. & Chew, H. B., Apr 2018, In : Carbon. 130, p. 315-324 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Application of adaptively refined unstructured grids in DSMC to shock wave simulations

Sawant, S. S., Tumuklu, O., Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jul 15 2018, In : Computers and Fluids. 170, p. 197-212 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design of a cubesat mission to investigate high-enthalpy noneqilibrium flow chemistry

Zuiker, N., Williams, J., Putnam, Z. R., Levin, D., Ghosh, A. & Alexeenko, A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of new techniques for studying unsteady behavior in hypersonic boundary layer interactions

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Jan 1 2018, 2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA 2018-3709. (2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Effects of reynolds number on laminar boundary layer shock-interaction hypersonic flows on a double cone

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Jan 1 2018, 2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA 2018-4032. (2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Investigation of unsteady, hypersonic, laminar separated flows over a double cone geometry using a kinetic approach

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Apr 1 2018, In : Physics of fluids. 30, 4, 046103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micro-scale thermal response modeling of an Avcoat-like TPS

Sawant, S. S., Rao, P., Harpale, A., Chew, H. B. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Multi-GPU PIC solver for modeling of ion thruster plasma plume

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nonreactive Scattering of N2 from Layered Graphene Using Molecular Beam Experiments and Molecular Dynamics

Mehta, N. A., Murray, V. J., Xu, C., Levin, D. A. & Minton, T. K., May 10 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 122, 18, p. 9859-9874 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On the unsteadiness of shock-laminar boundary layer interactions of hypersonic flows over a double cone

Tumuklu, O., Theofilis, V. & Levin, D. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Physics of fluids. 30, 10, 106111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particle simulations of the effects of atomic oxygen on ion thruster plumes

Tumuklu, O. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. 55, 5, p. 1154-1165 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediction of flight measurements of high-enthalpy nonequilibrium flow from a cubesat-class atmospheric probe

Morgan, J., Nuwal, N., Williams, J., Putnam, Z. R., Levin, D., Pikus, A., Berger, A. & Alexeenko, A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Prediction of thermal protection system material permeability and hydraulic tortuosity factor using Direct Simulation Monte Carlo

Jambunathan, R., Levin, D. A., Borner, A., Ferguson, J. C. & Panerai, F., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensitivity of electrospray molecular dynamics simulations to long-range Coulomb interaction models

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Mar 12 2018, In : Physical Review E. 97, 3, 033306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Advanced parallelization strategies using hybrid MPI-CUDA octree DSMC method for modeling flow through porous media

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jun 13 2017, In : Computers and Fluids. 149, p. 70-87 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessment of predictive capabilities for aerodynamic heating in hypersonic flow

Knight, D., Chazot, O., Austin, J., Badr, M. A., Candler, G., Celik, B., Rosa, D. D., Donelli, R., Komives, J., Lani, A., Levin, D., Nompelis, I., Panesi, M., Pezzella, G., Reimann, B., Tumuklu, O. & Yuceil, K., Apr 2017, In : Progress in Aerospace Sciences. 90, p. 39-53 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Comparison of two protic ionic liquid behaviors in the presence of an electric field using molecular dynamics

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Dec 21 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 147, 23, 234505.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constraining the Enceladus plume using numerical simulation and Cassini data

Yeoh, S. K., Li, Z., Goldstein, D. B., Varghese, P. L., Levin, D. A. & Trafton, L. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Icarus. 281, p. 357-378 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of boundary conditions on the electrospray emission behavior using molecular dynamics

Mehta, N. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2017, AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc., AIAA 2017-1341. (AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

High fidelity and multi-scale thermal response modeling of an Avcoat-like thermal protection system material

Sawant, S. S., Harpale, A., Jambunathan, R., Chew, H. B. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2017, AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc., AIAA 2017-0438. (AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Molecular-dynamics-derived gas-surface models for use in direct-simulation Monte Carlo

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 31, 4, p. 757-771 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Novel use of AMR unstructured grids in DSMC compressible flow simulations

Sawant, S. S., Tumuklu, O. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2017, 47th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, 2017. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (47th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

On linear stability analyses of hypersonic laminar separated flows in a DSMC framework part I: Base flow computations in a double cone and a 'tick' model

Tumuklu, O., Pérez, J. M., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

On linear stability analyses of hypersonic laminar separated flows in a DSMC Framework Part II: Residuals algorithm and the least damped global modes

Tumuklu, O., Pérez, J. M., Theofilis, V. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

On the temporal evolution in laminar separated boundary layer shock-interaction flows using DSMC

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Jan 1 2017, AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc., AIAA 2017-1614. (AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulations of ion thruster plumes in ground facilities using adaptive mesh refinement

Korkut, B., Levin, D. A. & Tumuklu, O., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 33, 3, p. 681-696 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Three-dimensional simulations of backflows from ion thruster plumes using unstructured grid refinement

Korkut, B. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 33, 1, p. 264-275 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Advanced parallelization strategies using hybrid MPI-CUDA DSMC method for modeling flow through porous media

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coarse-grained model for N2-N relaxation in hypersonic shock conditions using two-dimensional bins

Zhu, T., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Nov 15 2016, 30th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2016. Struchtrup, H. & Ketsdever, A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 150008. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1786).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coarse graining of ethylammonium nitrate using effective field coarse graining method

Mehta, N. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting; vol. 0).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of an amr octree DSMC approach for shock dominated flows

Sawant, S. S., Jambhunathan, R., Tumuklu, O., Korkut, B. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of a two-dimensional binning model for N2-N relaxation in hypersonic shock conditions

Zhu, T., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of a two-dimensional binning model for N2-N relaxation in hypersonic shock conditions

Zhu, T., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Aug 14 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 145, 6, 064302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle