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Self-organization of three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamics in confined geometries

Abstract : The spatiotemporal self-organization of visco-resistive magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) in a toroidal geometry is studied. It is observed that a flow is generated spontaneously, which evolves from dominantly poloidal to dominantly toroidal when the Lundquist number is increased. Up-down asymmetry of the geometry is necessary to generate a non-zero net toroidal mass-flow.
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Jorge Morales, Wouter J.T. Bos, Kai Schneider, David Montgomery. Self-organization of three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamics in confined geometries. 39th EPS Conference & 16th Int. Congress on Plasma Physics, Jul 2012, Stockholm, Sweden. p2.063. ⟨hal-00746675⟩

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