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Publication

**Dissertation **

"On the miscible Rayleigh-Taylor instability". Click here for the abstract, and here for the main part of the thesis
in pdf format (1.0MB).

**Journal Articles **

Steady drop size distribution in turbulent two-phase flows
(.pdf),
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,
**5**135.1-135.16, 2003.
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**,
107-124, 2003.
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
(.pdf),
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
http://gfd.whoi.edu/proceedings.
*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.

Questions? Email
Yuan N. Young
at
yyoung@oak.njit.edu
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