Shocks and universal statistics in (1+1)-dimensional relativistic turbulence

  • Xiao Liu
  • Yaron Oz


We propose that statistical averages in relativistic turbulence exhibit universal properties. We consider analytically the velocity and temperature differences structure functions in the (1+1)-dimensional relativistic turbulence in which shock waves provide the main contribution to the structure functions in the inertial range. We study shock scattering, demonstrate the stability of the shock waves, and calculate the anomalous exponents. We comment on the possibility of finite time blowup singularities.


Field Theories in Lower Dimensions Random Systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Physics and AstronomyTel-Aviv UniversityRamat-AvivIsrael

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