Dissipation scale lengths of density turbulence in the inner solar wind

@inproceedings{Raja2019DissipationSL,
  title={Dissipation scale lengths of density turbulence in the inner solar wind},
  author={K. Sasikumar Raja and Prasad Subramanian and Madhusudan Ingale and R. Ramesh},
  year={2019}
}
Knowing the lengthscales at which turbulent fluctuations dissipate is key to understanding the nature of weakly compressible magnetohydrodynamic turbulence. We use radio wavelength interferometric imaging observations which measure the extent to which distant cosmic sources observed against the inner solar wind are scatter-broadened. We interpret these observations to determine that the dissipation scales of solar wind density turbulence at heliocentric distances of 2.5 – 20.27 R⊙ range from… 
1 Citations

Figures and Tables from this paper

Observations of Shock Propagation through Turbulent Plasma in the Solar Corona

Eruptive activity in the solar corona can often lead to the propagation of shock waves. In the radio domain the primary signature of such shocks are type II radio bursts, observed in dynamic spectra