• G. Traving
3. Conceptualization of Turbulence
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 114)


The influence of a stochastic velocity field with a finite scale length 1 on the transfer of line radiation is described by means of a generalization of the transfer equation. Micro- and macroturbulence are contained in this mesoturbulence approach as limiting cases 1 → 0 and 1 - ∞ respectively.


Velocity Field Radiative Transfer Transfer Equation Equivalent Width Line Radiation 
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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Traving
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik der Universität HeidelbergHeidelbergFRG

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