* denotes corresponding author

Journal Articles

  • Bhuvana Srinivasan*, Petr Cagas, Robert Masti, Chirag Rathod, Rajath Shetty, and Yang Song. "A survey of fluid and kinetic instabilities relevant to space and laboratory plasmas". In: Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 174.1-2 (2019), pp 31-45.  https://doi.org/10.1080/10420150.2019.1577853
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan* and Ammar Hakim. "Role of electron inertia and electron/ion finite Larmor radius effects in low-beta, magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor instability". In: Physics of Plasmas 25 (2018), p. 092108. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5046098
  • Petr Cagas, Ammar Hakim, Wayne Scales, and Bhuvana Srinivasan*. “Nonlinear saturation of the Weibel instability”. In: Physics of Plasmas 24.11 (2017), p. 112116. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4994682
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan*, Petr Cagas, Robert Masti, Chirag Rathod, and Yang Song. “Fluid and kinetic simulations of plasma instabilities”. In: Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 172.9-10 (2017), pp. 723–727. https://doi.org/10.1080/10420150.2017.1398247
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan*, Wayne Scales, Petr Cagas, and Colin Glesner. “Recent advances in plasma modeling for space applications”. In: Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 172.1-2 (2017), pp. 74– 80. https://doi.org/10.1080/10420150.2017.1286659
  • Petr Cagas, Ammar Hakim, James Juno, and Bhuvana Srinivasan*. “Continuum kinetic and multi-fluid simulations of classical sheaths”. In: Physics of Plasmas 24.2 (2017), p. 022118. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4976544
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan*, Grigory Kagan, and Colin S Adams. “Multi-fluid studies of plasma shocks relevant to inertial confinement fusion”. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series 717.1 (2016), p. 012054. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/717/1/012054
  • Grigory Kagan, HW Herrmann, Y-H Kim, MJ Schmitt, P Hakel, SC Hsu, NM Hoffman, D Svyatsky, SD Baalrud, JO Daligault, H. Sio, A. B. Zylstra, M. J. Rosenberg, H. G. Rinderknecht, M. Gatu Johnson, J. A. Frenje, F. H. Seguin, C. K. Li, R. D. Petrasso, B. J. Albright, W. Taitano, G.A. Kyrala, P. A. Bradley, C.-K. Huang, C. J. McDevitt, L. Chacon, B. Srinivasan, A. M. McEvoy, T. R. Joshi, and C. Adams. “Kinetic studies of ICF implosions”. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series 717.1 (2016), p. 012027. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/717/1/012027
  • Xian-Zhu Tang, Zehua Guo, Grigory Kagan, Christopher McDevitt, and Bhuvana Srinivasan. “Plasma physics effects on thermonuclear burn rate in the presence of hydrodynamic mix”. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series 688.1 (2016), p. 012123. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/688/1/012123
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan* and Xian-Zhu Tang. “Role of hydrodynamic instability growth in hot-spot mass gain and fusion performance of inertial confinement fusion implosions”. In: Physics of Plasmas 21.10 (2014), p. 102704. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4897938
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan* and Xian-Zhu Tang. “Mitigating hydrodynamic mix at the gas-ice interface with a combination of magnetic, ablative, and viscous stabilization”. In: EPL (Europhysics Letters) 107.6 (2014), p. 65001. https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/107/65001
  • Katerina Falk, EJ Gamboa, G Kagan, DS Montgomery, B. Srinivasan, P Tzeferacos, and JF Benage. “Equation of state measurements of warm dense carbon using laser-driven shock and release technique”. In: Physical review letters 112.15 (2014), p. 155003. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.155003
  • Katerina Falk, Lee A Collins, Eliseo J Gamboa, Grigory Kagan, Joel D Kress, David S Montgomery,Bhuvana Srinivasan, Petros Tzeferacos, and John F Benage. “Combined x-ray scattering, radiography, and velocity interferometry/streaked optical pyrometry measurements of warm dense carbon using a novel technique of shock-and-release”. In: Physics of Plasmas 21.5 (2014), p. 056309. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4876613
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan* and Xian-Zhu Tang. “The mitigating effect of magnetic fields on Rayleigh-Taylor unstable inertial confinement fusion plasmas”. In: Physics of Plasmas 20.5 (2013), p. 056307. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4803092
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan* and Xian-Zhu Tang. “Mechanism for magnetic field generation and growth in Rayleigh-Taylor unstable inertial confinement fusion plasmas”. In: Physics of Plasmas 19.8 (2012), p. 082703. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4742176
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan*, Guy Dimonte, and Xian-Zhu Tang. “Magnetic field generation in Rayleigh-Taylor unstable inertial confinement fusion plasmas”. In: Physical review letters 108.16 (2012), p. 165002. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.165002
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan* and Uri Shumlak. “Analytical and computational study of the ideal full two-fluid plasma model and asymptotic approximations for Hall-magnetohydrodynamics”. In: Physics of Plasmas 18.9 (2011), p. 092113. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3640811
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan*, Ammar Hakim, and Uri Shumlak. “Numerical methods for two-fluid dispersive fast MHD phenomena”. In: Communications in Computational Physics 10.1 (2011), pp. 183–215. https://doi.org/10.4208/cicp.230909.020910a
  • Uri Shumlak, R Lilly, N Reddell, E Sousa, and B. Srinivasan. “Advanced physics calculations using a multi-fluid plasma model”. In: Computer Physics Communications 182.9 (2011), pp. 1767–1770. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2010.12.048

Theses and Dissertations

Conference Proceedings

  • Petr Cagas, Bhuvana Srinivasan, and Ammar Hakim, "Hall thruster relevant continuum kinetic sheaths simulations with self-consistent secondary electron emission", In: 54th AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference. 2018,, p. 4810. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-4810
  • Petr Cagas, Bhuvana Srinivasan, and Ammar Hakim. “Continuum kinetic simulations of magnetized sheaths in Hall thrusters with secondary electron emission”. In: 53rd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference. 2017, p. 4631. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-4631
  • Petr Cagas, Bhuvana Srinivasan, and Ammar Hakim. “Continuum kinetic study of magnetized sheaths for use in Hall thrusters”. In: 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference. 2016, p. 4619. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2016-4619
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan, Uri Shumlak, and Ammar Hakim. “Comparisons and applications of two-fluid plasma algorithms”. In: AIAA Plasmadynamics Conference Proceedings. 2008. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2008-3787
  • Bhuvana Srinivasan and Uri Shumlak. “Comparisons of two-fluid plasma models”. In: DoD HPCMP Users Group Conference, 2008. DOD HPCMP UGC. IEEE. 2008, pp. 109–113. Available here 

Approximately 20 invited talks/seminars and 50 contributed conference talks/posters have been presented on these research topics.  If you would like additional information, do not hesitate to contact us.