B.Sc. with Honours, Physics, Melbourne University, 1981
Andris Dimits is a theoretical and computational physicist and one of the originators of the δf method with interests and experience in
Direct simulation and turbulence closures for fluids
High energy density physics including instabilities in radiative hydrodynamics
Kinetic and fluid simulation techniques for plasmas including derivation, implementation, and application of gyrokinetic models
Magnetic fusion plasmas
Nonlinear plasma dynamics
A.M. Dimits and W.W. Lee, "Partially Linearized Algorithms in Gyrokinetic Particle Simulation", J. Comput. Phys. 107, 309 (1993).
A.M. Dimits and B.I. Cohen,"Collision Operators for Partially Linearized Particle Simulation Codes", Phys. Re. E49, 709 (1994).
A.M. Dimits, G. Bateman, et al., "Comparisons and Physics Basis of Tokamak Transport Models and Turbulence Simulations", Phys. Plasmas, 7, 969, (2000).
A.M. Dimits, B.I. Cohen, W.M. Nevins, D.E. Shumaker, "Parameter Dependences of Ion Thermal Transport due to Toroidal ITG Turbulence", Nucl. Fusion, 41, 1725, (2001).
G. Dimonte, D.L. Youngs, A.M. Dimits, et al., "A Comparative Study of the Turbulent Rayleigh Taylor Instability using High Resolution Three Dimensional Numerical Simulations: The Alpha Group Collaboration", Phys. Fluids, 16, 1668, (2004).
W.M. Nevins, G.W. Hammett, A.M. Dimits, W. Dorland, D.E. Shumaker, "Discrete Particle Noise in Particle in Cell Simulations of Plasma Microturbulence", Phys. Plasmas, 12, 122305, (2005).
W.M. Nevins, J. Candy, S. Cowley, T. Dannert, A. Dimits, et al., "A Gyrokinetic Benchmarking of Electron Temperature Gradient Turbulence", Phys. Plasmas 13, 122306 (2006).
A.M. Dimits, W.M. Nevins, et al., "Gyrokinetic Simulations of ETG and ITG Turbulence", Nuclear Fusion 47, 817 (2007).
R. Caflisch, C.M. Wang, G. Dimarco, B. Cohen, and A. Dimits, "A Hybrid Method for Accelerated Simulation of Coulomb Collisions in a Plasma", Multiscale Modeling and Simulation 7, 865 (2008).
A.M. Dimits, C.M. Wang, R. Caflisch, B. Cohen and Y. Huang, "Understanding the accuracy of Nanbu's numerical Coulomb collision operator", J. Comput. Phys. 228, 4881 (2009).