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We present results from numerical simulations of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in accretion discs. Our simulations show that the turbulent stresses that drive the accretion are less stratified than the matter; thus, the surface layers are more strongly heated than the interior of the disc.
Author(s): Torkelsson U, Brandenburg A, Nordlund A, Stein RF
Editor(s): Petrus, C; Martens, H; Tsuruta, S; Weber, MA
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: Highly Energetic Physical Processes and Mechanisms for Emission from Astrophysical Plasmas: proceedings of the 195th symposium of the International Astronomical Union
Year of Conference: 2000
Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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