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Astrophysical Hydromagnetic Turbulence
KTH, Centres, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics NORDITA.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7304-021X
2013 (English)In: Space Science Reviews, ISSN 0038-6308, E-ISSN 1572-9672, Vol. 178, no 2-4, 163-200 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Recent progress in astrophysical hydromagnetic turbulence is being reviewed. The physical ideas behind the now widely accepted Goldreich-Sridhar model and its extension to compressible magnetohydrodynamic turbulence are introduced. Implications for cosmic ray diffusion and acceleration is being discussed. Dynamo-generated magnetic fields with and without helicity are contrasted against each other. Certain turbulent transport processes are being modified and often suppressed by anisotropy and inhomogeneities of the turbulence, while others are being produced by such properties, which can lead to new large-scale instabilities of the turbulent medium. Applications of various such processes to astrophysical systems are being considered.

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2013. Vol. 178, no 2-4, 163-200 p.
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Magnetic fields, Turbulence, Sun: magnetic fields, ISM: magnetic fields
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Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-134583DOI: 10.1007/s11214-013-0009-3ISI: 000326110700005ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84887249666OAI: diva2:666944
EU, European Research Council, 227952Swedish Research Council, 621-2011-5076 2012-5797

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Available from: 2013-11-25 Created: 2013-11-25 Last updated: 2013-11-25Bibliographically approved

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