Laminar and turbulent dynamos in chiral magnetohydrodynamics. II. Simulations Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract: Using numerical simulations, we study laminar and turbulent dynamos in chiral magnetohydrodynamics with an extended set of equations that accounts for an additional electric current due to the chiral magnetic effect (CME). This quantum relativistic phenomenon originates from an asymmetry between left-and right-handed relativistic fermions in the presence of a magnetic field and gives rise to a chiral dynamo. We show that the chiral dynamics of the magnetic field evolution proceeds in three stages:(1) a small …

publication date

  • May 15, 2018