Passive scalar convection in a 2D long-range delta-correlated velocity field: Exact results

M. Chertkov, Y. V. Fyodorov, I. Kolokolov

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Abstract

The paper presents a new field-theoretical approach to a 2D passive scalar advected by long-range random delta-correlated-in-time velocity field. The Gaussian form of the distribution for the stretching rate of a passive scalar cloud is derived and its parameters are found explicitly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number020
Pages (from-to)4925-4932
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Volume27
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • General Physics and Astronomy

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