Universal Profile of the Vortex Condensate in Two-Dimensional Turbulence

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Laurie, Jason; Boffetta, Guido; Falkovich, Gregory; Kolokolov, Igor; Lebedev, Vladimir;

An inverse turbulent cascade in a restricted two-dimensional periodic domain creates a condensate—a pair of coherent system-size vortices. We perform extensive numerical simulations of this system and carry out theoretical analysis based on momentum and energy exchanges... View more
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