Articles | Volume 15, issue 13
Research article
09 Jul 2015
Research article |  | 09 Jul 2015

Large-eddy simulation of contrail evolution in the vortex phase and its interaction with atmospheric turbulence

J. Picot, R. Paoli, O. Thouron, and D. Cariolle

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