Simulation of the growth of the 3D Rayleigh-Taylor instability in supernova remnants using an expanding reference frame

  title={Simulation of the growth of the 3D Rayleigh-Taylor instability in supernova remnants using an expanding reference frame},
  author={Federico Fraschetti and R. Teyssier and Jean Ballet and Anne Decourchelle},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. The Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities that are generated by the deceleration of a supernova remnant during the ejecta-dominated phase are known to produce finger-like structures in the matter distribution that modify the geometry of the remnant. The morphology of supernova remnants is also expected to be modified when efficient particle acceleration occurs at their shocks. Aims: The impact of the Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities from the ejecta-dominated to the Sedov-Taylor phase is… 
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