Inverse Cascade in Hydrodynamic Turbulence and its Role in Solar Granulation

  • V. Krishan
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Part of the International Astronomical Union book series (IAUS, volume 138)


Self-organization i.e. the formation of large ordered structures in a turbulent medium is a consequence of inverse cascade where energy preferentially transfers towards large spatial scales. It is envisaged that this may be one way of explaining solar granulation at various scales.


Coriolis Force Solar Atmosphere Large Spatial Scale Inertial Range Turbulent Medium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Krishan
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  1. 1.Indian Institute of AstrophysicsBangaloreIndia

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