Selected Publications


G. R. Werner and J. R. Cary, "A Stable FDTD Algorithm for Non-diagonal, Anisotropic Dielectrics," J. Comp. Phys. 226, 1085-1101 (2007), doi:10.1016/

Baifei Shen, Yuelin Li, Karoly Nemeth, Hairong Shang, Robert Soliday, Robert Crowell, Edward Frank, William Gropp, and John Cary, "Triggering wave breaking in a laser plasma bubble by a nanowire," Phys. Plasmas 14, 053115 (2007).

D. A. Dimitrov, D. L. Bruhwiler, J. R. Cary, C. G. R. Geddes, R. E. Giacone, E. Esarey and W. P. Leemans, " Particle-in-cell Simulations of Laser Pulse Propagation in Plasma Channels," Phys. Plasmas, 14, 043105 (2007).


N. Xiang, J. R. Cary, D. C. Barnes, and J. A. Carlsson, "Low-noise electromagnetic particle-in-cell simulation of electron Bernstein waves," Phys. Plasma 13, 062111 (2006).

A. V. Fedotov, D. L. Bruhwiler, A. O Sidorin, D. T. Abell, I. Ben-Zvi, R. Busby, J. R. Cary, and V. N. Litvinenko, "Numerical Study of the Magnetized Friction Force," Phys. Rev. ST/AB 9, 074401 (2006).


C. G. R. Geddes, Cs. Toth, J. van Tilborg, E. Esarey, C. B. Schroeder, J. Cary, and W. P. Leemans, "Guiding of relativistic laser pulses by preformed plasma channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 145002 (2005).

K. Sonnad and J. R. Cary, "Control of beam halo formation through nonlinear damping and collimation," Phys. Rev. ST/AB 8, 064202 (2005).

C. G. R. Geddes, Cs. Toth, J. van Tilborg, E. Esarey, C. B. Schroeder, D. Bruhwiler, C. Nieter, J. Cary, and W. P. Leemans, "Production of high-quality electron bunches by dephasing and beam loading in channeled and unchanneled laser plasma accelerators," Phys. Plasmas 12 (5), 056709 (2005).

J. R. Cary, R. Giacone, C. Nieter, D. L. Bruhwiler, "Clean beams from optical injection with a cleanup pulse, " Phys. Plasmas 12 (5), 056704 (2005).


"Longitudinal cooling of nonneutral plasma by energy exchange," J. Lee and J.R. Cary, Phys. Plasmas (2004)

"Finding a nonlinear lattice with improved integrability using Lie-transform perturbation theory," K. Sonnad and J. R. Cary, Phys. Rev. ST/AB (2004)


"Particle-in-cell simulations of tunneling ionization effects in plasma-based accelerators," D.L. Bruhwiler, D.A. Dimitrov, J.R. Cary, E. Esarey, Wim Leemans and R.E. Giacone, Phys. Plasmas 10 (2003), p. 2022.

"VORPAL: a versatile plasma simulation code", C.P. Nieter and J.R. Cary, submitted to J. Comp. Phys. (2003).


"Efficiency of a Boris-like integration scheme with spatial stepping," P.H. Stoltz, J.R. Cary, G. Penn, and J. Wurtele, Phys. Rev. ST/AB 5, 094001,1-9 (2002).


"Particle-in-cell simulations of plasma accelerators and electron-neutral collisions," D.L. Bruhwiler, R.E. Giacone, J.R. Cary, J.P. Verboncoeur, P. Mardahl, E. Esarey and W. P. Leeman, Phys. Rev. ST/AB 4, 101032 (2001).

"Finding four dimensional symplectic maps with reduced chaos," W.Wan and J.R. Cary, Phys. Rev. ST/AB 4, 084001 (2001).

"Physics of confinement improvement of plasmas with impurity injection in DIII-D," M. Murakami, G.R. McKee, G.L. Jackson, et. al., Nuclear Fusion 41, 317-323 (2001).

"Differentiating between colored random noise and deterministic chaos," B. Goode, J.R. Cary, I. Doxas, and W. Horton, J. Geophys. Res. 104, 21289 (2001).


"The OptSolve++ software components for nonlinear optimization and root finding," Computing in Object Oriented Parallel Environments, D.L. Bruhwiler, S.G. Shasharina and J.R. Cary, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1732, 154-163 (1999).


"Comparison of C++ and Fortran 90 for object-oriented scientific programming," J.R. Cary, S.G. Shasharina, J.C. Cummings, J.V.W. Reynders, and P.J. Hinker, Comp. Phys. Comm 105, 20-36 (1997).

"Omnigenity and quasihelicity in helical plasma confinement systems," J.R. Cary and S.G. Shasharina, Phys. Plasma 4 (9), 3323-3333 (1997).

"Omnigenous stellarators," J.R. Cary and S.G. Shasharina, Plasma Phys. Reps. 23 (6) 509-511 (1997).

"Helical plasma confinement devices with good confinement properties," J.R. Cary and S.G. Shasharina, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78 (5), 674-677 (1997).

"Numerical observation of turbulence enhanced growth rates," I. Doxas and J.R. Cary, Phys. Plasmas 4 (7), 2508-2518 (1997).