Regular and Chaotic Dynamics

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 691–700 | Cite as

Asymptotic solutions for linear and nonlinear MHD systems with a rapid jump near a surface. dynamics of the surface of the jump and evolution of the magnetic field

  • Anna I. AlliluevaEmail author
  • Andrei I. Shafarevich


We review our recent results concerning the asymptotic solutions for both linear and nonlinearMHD equations.We describe the asymptotic structure of the solution with a rapid jump near a 2D-surface. For the linear system we demonstrate the effect of the instantaneous growth of the solution. We also study the weak limit of the solution and the corresponding generalized problem. For the nonlinear system we describe the asymptotic division into different modes, the free boundary problem for the movement of the surface and the equation on the moving surface for the profile of the asymptotic solution. We also study the possibility of the instantaneous growth of the magnetic field. It appears that the growth is possible only in the case of the so-called degenerate Alfvén modes; the latter appear if the main term of the magnetic field is tangent to the surface of the jump.


MHD equations discontinuous solutions free boundary problems dynamo theory growth of the magnetic field 

MSC2010 numbers

35B40 35D05 35Q 76B 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna I. Allilueva
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Andrei I. Shafarevich
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Moscow Institute of Physics and TechnologyDolgoprudnyiRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Problems in MechanicsMoscowRussia
  3. 3.National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute”MoscowRussia
  4. 4.M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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