Convection-driven hydromagnetic dynamo

S. Childress, A. M. Soward

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We describe a hydromagnetic dynamo utilizing Bénard convection between rotating parallel planes. The model is based upon an asymptotic expansion in two spatial scales valid for large Taylor number.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)837-839
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - 1972
Externally publishedYes


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