Il Nuovo Cimento A (1965-1970)

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Turbulence and self-similarity in finite systems

  • A. Bonasera


We discuss the self-similar behaviour of a system as small as an atomic nucleus which flows at Reynolds numbers larger than 10. We simulate the flow in a classical molecular approach which mimics the collision of two fast moving heavy ions and calculate high-order velocity structure functions to compare to data obtained in a fully developed turbulent flow at Reynolds numbers larger than 500. A comparison to the Kolmogorov theory and to the β-model is also given. We estimate the fractal dimensionD.

PACS 25.70

Low and intermediate energy heavy-ion reactions 

PACS 47.27.Eq

Turbulence simulation and modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Bonasera
    • 1
  1. 1.INFN-LNSCataniaItaly

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