Three-Dimensional MHD Simulations of a Subcluster Plasma Moving in Turbulent ICM

N. Asai, N. Fukuda, R. Matsumoto
2006 Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union  
We carried out 3D magnetohydrodynamic simulations of a subcluster moving in turbulent ICM by including anisotropic heat conduction. Since magnetic fields stretched along the subcluster surface suppress the heat conduction across the front, cold fronts are formed and sustained.
doi:10.1017/s1743921306005953 fatcat:ybvqfaes5vcuxjjf2vhibnvthq