Isotropic Turbulence with Coupled Microstructures. II: Quantum Turbulence

  • Pierre Sagaut
  • Claude Cambon


This chapter is devoted to Quantum turbulence in superfluid helium and Bose-Einstein condensates. Basic equations and theories related to the Gross-Pitaevski equation, the vortex filament model and the two-fluid hydrodynamic model are discussed. The links between the different theories are emphasized. Main physical mechanisms and models at both hydrodynamic and quantum scales (pseudo-Kolmogorov cascade, Kelvin waves and Kelvin wave cascade, vortex reconnection, dissipative mechanisms, mutual friction effects ...) are detailed.


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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique, Modélisation et Procédés Propres, UMR CNRS 7340, Ecole Centrale de MarseilleAix-Marseille UniversitéMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique, UMR CNRS 5509Ecole Centrale de LyonÉcullyFrance

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