The Decay of Supersonic and Super-Alfvénic Turbulence in Star-Forming Clouds

Authors: Mac Low, M-M.1; Smith, M.D.2; Klessen, R.S.1; Burkert, A.1

Source: Astrophysics and Space Science, Volume 261, Number 1-4, 1998 , pp. 195-196(2)

Publisher: Springer

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Supersonic and super-Alfvénic turbulent motions generate an intricate pattern of shock waves through which the turbulence decays. We here illustrate the spatial structure during shock formation and decay.

Document Type: Regular Paper

Affiliations: 1: Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Königstuhl 17, D-69117 Heidelberg, Germany 2: Astronomisches Institut der Universität Würzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany

Publication date: January 1, 1998

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