On instability of elliptical hetons
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- Sokolovskiy, M., Verron, J., Carton, X. et al. Theor. Comput. Fluid Dyn. (2010) 24: 117. doi:10.1007/s00162-009-0107-8
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Using the method of contour surgery, we examine the evolution of an initially vertically aligned elliptical heton. A classification of quasi-stable and unstable regimes for the case of two-layered vortex structure is suggested.