Turbulent radial thermal counterflow in the framework of the HVBK model

  title={Turbulent radial thermal counterflow in the framework of the HVBK model},
  author={Yuri A. Sergeev and Carlo F. Barenghi},
  journal={EPL (Europhysics Letters)},
We apply the coarse-grained Hall-Vinen-Bekarevich-Khalatnikov (HVBK) equations to model the statistically steady-state, turbulent, cylindrically symmetric radial counterflow generated by a moderately large heat flux from the surface of a cylinder immersed in superfluid $^4$He. We show that a time-independent solution exists only if a spatial non-uniformity of temperature and the dependence on temperature of the thermodynamic properties are accounted for. We demonstrate the formation of a… 

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