MHD at large Magnetic Reynolds number

  • M. R. E. Proctor
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 418)


This chapter gives an overview of the effects of large magnetic Reynolds number on the MHD of convecting fluids. Topics discussed include flux expulsion, MHD waves, and magnetoconvection.


Rayleigh Number Field Line Convection Zone Strong Field Steady Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. E. Proctor
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  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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