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The question about whether the Kolmogorov phenomenology or the Iroshnikov - Kraichnan (IK) phenomenology is more relevant in magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) turbulence has led to a long-standing debate. As MHD turbulence is more intermittent in 2-D than in 3-D, it is no longer obvious which criterion should be chosen to distinguish between the two phenomenologies.

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Authors: BISKAMP D, Centre for Interdisciplinary Plasma Science, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: A comment published in: Physics of Plasmas - April 2002 - Volume 9, Issue 4, pp. 1486-1487
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