Localized oscillatory states in magnetoconvection.

  title={Localized oscillatory states in magnetoconvection.},
  author={Matthew Charles Buckley and Paul J. Bushby},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={87 2},
  • M. Buckley, P. Bushby
  • Published 1 February 2013
  • Physics
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
Localized states are found in many pattern forming systems. The aim of this paper is to investigate the occurrence of oscillatory localized states in two-dimensional Boussinesq magnetoconvection. Initially considering an idealized model, in which the vertical structure of the system has been simplified by a projection onto a small number of Fourier modes, we find that these states are restricted to the low ζ regime (where ζ represents the ratio of the magnetic to thermal diffusivities). These… 

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