Turbulence, waves and instabilities in conducting fluids are investigated using high resolution numerical simulations and theoretical analysis. A particular emphasis is put on the anisotropic character of the flows induced by the presence of a magnetic field.
Staff involved : C. Cambon, F. Godeferd.
Favier B, Godeferd FS, Cambon C, Delache A, Bos WJT. Quasi-static magnetohydrodynamic turbulence at high Reynolds number. J. Fluid Mech.. 2011;681:434–461.
Salhi A, Lehner T, Godeferd FS, Cambon C. Wave-Vortex mode coupling in astrophysical accretion disks under combined radial and vertical stratification. Astrophys. J.. 2013;771:103.
Salhi A, Lehner T, Godeferd FS, Cambon C. Magnetized stratified rotating shear waves. Phys. Rev. E. 2012;85:026301.
Salhi A, Lehner T, Cambon C. Magnetohydrodynamic instabilities in rotating and precessing sheared flows: An asymptotic analysis. Phys. Rev. E. 2010;82:016315.