Magnetic field dynamos and magnetically triggered flow instabilities

Oleg Kirillov, Frank Stefani, Thomas Albrecht, Rainer Arlt, Michael Christen, Agris Gailitis, Marcus Gellert, André Giesecke, Oliver Goepfert, Johann Herault, George Mamatsashvili, Janis Priede, Guenther Rudiger, Martin Seilmayer, Andreas Tilgner, Tobias Vogt

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The project A2 of the LIMTECH Alliance aimed at a better understanding of those magnetohydrodynamic instabilities that are relevant for the generation and the action of cosmic magnetic fields. These comprise the hydromagnetic dynamo effect and various magnetically triggered flow instabilities, such as the magnetorotational instability and the Tayler instability. The project was intended to support the experimental capabilities to become available in the framework of the DREsden Sodium facility for DYNamo and thermohydraulic studies (DRESDYN). An associated starting grant was focused on the dimensioning of a liquid metal experiment on the newly found magnetic destabilization of rotating flows with positive shear. In this paper, the main results of these two projects are summarized.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)012002
JournalIoP Conference Series, Materials Science and Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Aug 2017
EventFinal LIMTECH Colloquium and International Symposium on Liquid Metal Technologies - Dresden
Duration: 3 Aug 2017 → …


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