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Magnetized Decaying Turbulence in the Compressible Taylor-Green Vortex

  title={Magnetized Decaying Turbulence in the Compressible Taylor-Green Vortex},
  author={Forrest Wolfgang Glines and Philipp Grete and Brian W. O’Shea},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence affects both terrestrial and astrophysical plasmas. The properties of magnetized turbulence must be better understood to more accurately characterize these systems. This work presents ideal MHD simulations of the compressible Taylor-Green vortex under a range of initial sub-sonic Mach numbers and magnetic field strengths. We find that regardless of the initial field strength, the magnetic energy becomes dominant over the kinetic energy on all scales after at most… 


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