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The Many Facets of the Vlasov Equation

This Special Issue intends:

  • To provide a forum for the presentation of a broad variety of scientific results;
  • To involve the Vlasov equation community at large, ranging from the investigations of the physics and technological applications of the Vlasov equation to its mathematical foundation and properties, to numerical methods
  • To bring together results obtained within different communities, from laboratory and astrophysical plasmas to self-gravitating systems, nonlinear dynamics, numerical analysis, and applied mathematics. 

The sixth Vlasovia 2019 conference took place in Strasbourg, France, on 22-25 July 2019 (

Special Issue Editors

Francesco Califano

PLA_editorial board photo_Francesco Califano

Francesco Valentini


Giovanni Manfredi

Giovanni Manfredi


Research Article