Local instabilities in magnetized rotational flows: A short-wavelength approach

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Kirillov, Oleg N.; Stefani, Frank; Fukumoto, Yasuhide;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1017/jfm.2014.614
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | Physics - Fluid Dynamics | Physics - Plasma Physics | Mathematics - Dynamical Systems

We perform a local stability analysis of rotational flows in the presence of a constant vertical magnetic field and an azimuthal magnetic field with a general radial dependence. Employing the short-wavelength approximation we develop a unified framework for the investig... View more
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