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Study of modes of electrovortex flow in a wide range of external magnetic field magnitudes

D. Vinogradov , I. Teplyakov , Yu. Ivochkin

RAS Joint Institute for High Temperatures, 13-2 Izhorskaya str., 125412 Moscow, Russia

Results of the numerical and experimental study of electro-vortex flow patterns under an external magnetic field are presented. Experiments and calculations were performed in hemispherical geometry; the eutectic alloy (InGaSn) was used as a working liquid. Calculations were made with an external axial magnetic field up to 1 T and experiments with a magnetic field up to 0.02 T. It is found that the dependence of the flow intensity on the magnetic field magnitude is substantially non-monotonic. Figs 9, Refs 14.

Magnetohydrodynamics 55, No. 4, 455-464, 2019 [PDF, 0.74 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X