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Particle growth in turbulence
18 May 2020 - 12 Jun 2020 • Stockholm, Sweden
Nordita - Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics
The question of how particles and droplets can grow in a turbulent environment is of great current interest in many fields, in astrophysics, cloud microphysics, in biology, and in the engineering sciences. For example, coagulation and condensation in turbulent clouds turn microscopic cloud droplets into rain drops. In astrophysics, planetesimals are thought to form by aggregation of microscopic dust grains in the turbulent environment surrounding a forming star. In both cases, turbulence is believed to be a crucial factor for particle growth. Yet the microscopic mechanisms determining this growth are far from understood. In the past few years there has been substantial progress in understanding the mechanisms that determine how particles move in turbulence, albeit mostly for simplified model systems. The challenge is now to understand how these mechanisms lead to rapid particle growth.
Quantum Connections in Sweden 8: Physics Summer School on Quantum Frontiers
08 Jun 2020 - 19 Jun 2020 • Stockholm, Sweden
Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita)
This school, intended for PhD students and junior researchers in quantum phenomena and condensed matter physics, will consist of short courses on topics from Short courses from Quantum Matter, Quantum Information and Quantum Sensing, from theory to computations and experimental results.
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Last updated: 27 September 2019