ON THE FINITE-AMPLITUDE DEVELOPMENT OF NEAR-SINGULAR MODES OF THE BICKLEY JET

@inproceedings{Swaters2000ONTF,
  title={ON THE FINITE-AMPLITUDE DEVELOPMENT OF NEAR-SINGULAR MODES OF THE BICKLEY JET},
  author={Gordon E. Swaters},
  year={2000}
}
The linear stability spectrum of the Bickley jet has neutral modes which have a phase velocity equal to the maximum jet velocity. Previous numerical simulations initialized with a monochromatic near-singular mode with a nonzero phase shift across the critical levels have shown that there is a slow time oscillation in the transverse transport of perturbation energy in which the energy flux goes from one critical level to the other and then reverses and so on, all the while satisfying no net… 

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