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Dynamo action in a swirling jets

E. Lupyan1 - A. Shukurov2 - D. D. Sokolov2

1 Institute of Cosmic Investigations of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
2 M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, 119899, Moscow, Russia

Physical mechanisms and properties of screw dynamo in a swirling jet and alfa-dynamo in a rotating turbulence are compared. An alfa-dynamo responsible for magnetic field generation in many celestial bodies, is shown to be essentially different from the screw one. Refs 16.

Magnitnaya Gidrodinamika 32, No. 1, 110-114, 1996 [PDF, 0.30 Mb] (in Russian)
Magnetohydrodynamics 32, No. 1, 101-104, 1996 [PDF, 0.25 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X