# Point-source dispersion of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles

@article{MartinsAfonso2019PointsourceDO, title={Point-source dispersion of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles}, author={Marco Martins Afonso and S{\'i}lvio M. A. Gama}, journal={The European Physical Journal E}, year={2019}, volume={42}, pages={1-8} }

Abstract.We analyze the evolution of the distribution, both in the phase space and in the physical space, of inertial particles released by a spatially-localized (punctual) source and advected by an incompressible flow. The difference in mass density between fluid and particles is assumed to be small, and represents the basic parameter for a regular perturbative expansion. By means of analytical techniques such as Hermitianization, we derive a chain of equations of the advection-diffusion…

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