Refutation of stability proofs for dipole vortices

J. Nycander

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    Five stability proofs for dipole vortices (modons) that have been presented by various authors are examined. It is shown that they are all incorrect, and that westward-propagating dipoles are in fact unstable, in contradiction to some of the proofs.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPhysics of Fluids
    VolumeA 4
    Issue number3
    Pages (from-to)467-476
    Publication statusPublished - 1992

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