"On the miscible Rayleigh-Taylor instability". Click here for the abstract, and here for the main part of the thesis
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Journal Articles Steady drop size distribution in turbulent two-phase flows
with F. Ham, N. Riemer, M. Herrmann and V. Cristini, submitted.
Stratified Kolmogorov Flow: Part II, with N. Balmforth,
accepted, to appear in Journal of Fluid Mechanics.
Registration-Based Morphing of Active Contours for Segmentation
of CT Scans (.pdf),
with D. Levy, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2, 79-96, 2005.
A comparative study of the turbulent Rayleigh-Taylor instability
using high-resolution 3D numerical simulations: The Alpha-Group
collaboration (.pdf), with G.
Dimonte and the alpha-group,
Physics of Fluids, 16(5), 1668-1693, 2004.
Weakly non-linear analysis of wind-driven gravity waves (.pdf),
with A. Alexakis and R. Rosner, Journal of Fluid Mechanics,
503 171-200, 2004.
A hybrid Eulerian-Lagrangian method for LES of atomizing spray,
with F. Ham, S. Apte and M. Herrmann, Advances in Fluid Mechanics,
37 313, 2004.
Whirling and defect chaos in non-Boussinesq convection,
with H. Riecke and W. Pesch, New Journal of Physics,
Penta-hepta defect chaos in a model for rotating hexagonal
convection (.pdf), with H. Riecke,
Physical Review Letters, 90, 134502, 2003.
Induced defect nucleation and side-band instabilities in hexagons
with rotation and mean flow (.pdf), with
H. Riecke, Physica D, 176,
Universality of scalar statistics in stably stratified turbulence,
with S. Wunsch, Physical Review E, 66,016306, 2002.
Mean flow in the hexagonal convection: stability and nonlinear dynamics,
with H. Riecke (.pdf), Physica D
163, 166-183, 2002.
Shear instability of fluid interfaces: Stability analysis (.pdf), with
A. Alexakis and R. Rosner, Physical Review E, 65, 026313, 2002.
Stratified Kolmogorov flow (.pdf),
with N. Balmforth, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 450, 131-167, 2002.
On the C/O Enrichment of Novae Ejecta, with R. Rosner, A. Alexakis,
J. Truran and W. Hilderbrandt, Astrophysical Journal Letters,
562, L177-L179, 2001.
On the miscible Rayleigh-Taylor instability: two and three dimensions
with H. Tufo, A. Dubey and R. Rosner, Journal of Fluid Mechanics,
447, 377-408, 2001.
Flash code: Studying astrophysical thermonuclear flashes, with
R. Rosner and the FLASH team, Computing in Science and Engineering,
2, 33-41, 2000.
Numerical simulation of double-diffusive convection in a
rectangular box, with R. Rosner, Physical Review E, 61, 2676-2694, 2000.
Linear and weakly nonlinear analysis of doubly diffusive vertical
slot convection, with R. Rosner, Physical Review E, 57, 5554-5563, 1998.
Linear stability analysis of doubly-diffusive vertical slot convection,
with R. Rosner, Physical Review E, 57, 1183-1186, 1998.
Conference Proceedings (* = refereed) Stratified Kolmogorov flow, in Stirring and Mixing, 1999 Summer
Study Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics , Woods Hole Oceanographic
Institution. Available from
*Transition from Eulerian to Lagrangian description of multiphase flows
using the particle
level set method, ILASS Americas 15th annual conference on liquid atomization
and spray systems, Monterey, CA, May 2003.
*Stratified Kolmogorov flow, with N. Balmforth, Proceedings of the 12th
Taylor-Couette Conference, September, 2001.
*On the miscible Rayleigh-Taylor instability: 2D versus 3D, with H. Tufo,
A. Dubey and R. Rosner,
Proceedings of the 2000 ICTAM meetings at Chicago, September, 2000.
Technical Reports (* = referreed) *Turbulent mixing of multiphase flows, with J. Ferziger, F. Ham and M.
Herrmann, CTR Annual Review Brief, 2003.
*Subgrid scale modeling in solar convection simulations using ASH, with M.
Miesch and N. Mansour, CTR Annual Review Brief, 2003.
*A Cartesian adaptive level set method for two-phase flows, with F. Ham,
CTR Annual Review Brief, 2003.
*Interaction between turbulent flow and free surfaces, with F. Ham and N.
Mansour, CTR Annual Review Brief, 2002.
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