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Heikki Arponen

PhD, Researcher

Email: firstname.lastname(at)
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Telephone: +358 9 191 51477
Facsimile: (Departmental)

Mailing Address:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
P.O. Box 68
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

Visiting Address:
Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b, Helsinki
Room A408

Scientific interests:

Turbulence related phenomena based on the so called Kraichnan model (and it's generalizations), which can be considered as a drastically simplified model of turbulence. Currently I am investigating stratified turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer. I'm also dabbling with Lie symmetries, nonequilibrium field theory, conformal field theory and geometry of Lie groups.


1. "Kraichnan like model of turbulence with stratification" (article), submitted to "Particles in Turbulence 2011" conference proceedings (

2. "Steady state existence of passive vector fields under the Kraichnan model" (article), Phys. Rev. E 81, 036325 (2010) (

3. "Passive vector turbulence" (doctoral dissertation), 6.6.2009, (

4. "Anomalous scaling and anisotropy in models of passively advected vector fields" (article), Phys. Rev. E, 79 (4):056303, 2009 (

5. "Dynamo effect in the Kraichnan magnetohydrodynamic turbulence" (article) with Peter Horvai, J.Stat.Phys, 129 (2):205-239, Oct. 2007 (

6. "On stochastic partial differential equations and QFT on Riemannian manifolds" (diploma thesis), 23.11.2001


1. "Kraichnan like ensembles and stratified flows", a talk given in fall 2010 (updated)

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