Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 216, Issue 1–2, pp 143–150 | Cite as

Highly supersonic molecular flows in wind-clump boundary layers

  • M. T. Malone
  • J. E. Dyson
  • T. W. Hartquist


The gradual acceleration, through viscous coupling to a wind, of molecular hydrogen in turbulent boundary layers around obstacle clumps is proposed to be responsible for the widths of the emission features with full widths at zero intensity of greater than 100 km s−1.


Hydrogen Boundary Layer Full Width Turbulent Boundary Layer Molecular Hydrogen 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. T. Malone
    • 1
  • J. E. Dyson
    • 1
  • T. W. Hartquist
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of ManchesterManchesterEngland
  2. 2.Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsGarchingGermany

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