Yasutaro Nishimura

Associate Professor

  • 267 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19972019
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Personal profile

Education

  • 1998 PhD, Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Research Interests

  • Fusion Science
  • High Performance Scientific Computing
  • Plasma Physics

Experience

  • 1998 Research Associate, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
  • 2000 Researcher, Max-Planck Institut fuer Plasmaphysik, Germany
  • 2003 Researcher, Lecturer, University of California, Irvine, USA
  • 2006 Visiting Scientist, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, USA
  • 2008 Associate Research Professor, Plasma Space Science Center, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • 2011/02~Present Associate Professor, Institute of Space, Astrophysical, and Plasma Sciences

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Research Output 1997 2019

  • 267 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 2 Conference article
  • 1 Conference contribution

Electron Heating by Langmuir Soliton on Electrostatic Vlasov-Poisson Simulation

Chen, Y. H., Nishimura, Y. & Tatsuno, T., 2019 Feb 1, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 47, 2, p. 1181-1184 4 p., 8537975.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary waves
distribution functions
electrostatics
heating
electrons

Numerical Studies of Coulomb Collisions, Relaxation, and Debye Shielding by N-Body Simulation

Wang, C. P. & Nishimura, Y., 2019 Feb 1, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 47, 2, p. 1196-1204 9 p., 8521709.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coulomb collisions
shielding
distribution functions
Maxwell-Boltzmann density function
electron distribution

Self-adjustment and disintegration threshold of Langmuir solitons in inhomogeneous plasmas

Chen, Y. A., Nishimura, Y., Nishida, Y. & Cheng, C. Z., 2017 Mar 20, In : Physical Review E. 95, 3, 033205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disintegration
Solitons
Adjustment
Plasma
solitary waves

Alpha particle transport in the presence of ballooning type electrostatic driftwaves

Nishimura, Y., Huang, B. & Cheng, C. Z., 2015 Jul 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 55, 7, 073016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alpha particles
turbulence
electrostatics
trapped particles
coordinate transformations
3 Citations (Scopus)

Particle-in-cell simulation of plasma sheath dynamics with kinetic ions

Huang, C. W., Chen, Y. C. & Nishimura, Y., 2015 Feb 1, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 43, 2, p. 675-682 8 p., 7001683.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma sheaths
secondary emission
electron emission
kinetics
cells

Thesis

Investigation of Coulomb collisional effects on plasma wave echo by using Particle-in-Cell simulation

Author: 昺璋, 吳., 2018 Sep 6

Supervisor: Nishimura, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Kinetic simulation of particle acceleration by electrostatic ion acoustic shock

Author: 福生, 蘇., 2016 Sep 8

Supervisor: Nishimura, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Low frequency plasma wave simulation by gyrokinetic marker particles in low dimensional geometry

Author: 智民, 陳., 2015 Jul 15

Supervisor: Nishimura, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

N-body Coulomb Force Simulation of Basic Plasma Physics by GPU Computing

Author: 建普, 王., 2017 Oct 27

Supervisor: Nishimura, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Nonlinear Langmuir soliton dynamics in magnetized plasma employing two dimensional kinetic simulation

Author: 致皞, 蘇., 2016 Dec 29

Supervisor: Nishimura, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis