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Viscous effects on the Rayleigh-Taylor instability with background temperature gradient

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Viscous effects on the Rayleigh-Taylor instability with background temperature gradient

This work investigates the general viscous, compressible case, in which the background temperature varies linearly in the direction perpendicular to the interface, using a normal mode approach.

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