Weak turbulence theory and simulation of the gyro-water-bag model.

  title={Weak turbulence theory and simulation of the gyro-water-bag model.},
  author={Nicolas Besse and Pierre Bertrand and P Morel and E. Gravier},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={77 5 Pt 2},
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