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Phase dynamics for the wavy vortex state of the Taylor instability

Brand, H. and Cross, M. C. (1983) Phase dynamics for the wavy vortex state of the Taylor instability. Physical Review A, 27 (2). pp. 1237-1239. ISSN 0556-2791.

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We present dynamic equations for the slow macroscopic variables of the wavy vortex state. The static solutions explain in a qualitative way recent experimental results of Ahlers et al. on the variation of the vortex diameter throughout the cell. In addition, we predict the existence of a pair of propagating or overdamped normal modes (depending on the wave vector of the disturbance) formed by the slow variables.

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Additional Information:© 1983 The American Physical Society. Received 22 October 1982. One of us (H.B.) acknowledge the support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
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