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Table 1

Non-dimensional control parameters characterizing the buoyancy instability.

Parameter Symbol Definition Value/Range

normalized pressure HP0/Lz 0.3
scale height
normalized  temperature scale height HT/Lz 1.2
normalized sound speed cs0Ly/η 6 × 104
Prandtl number Pr ν/χ0 0.125 ...4.0
magnetic Prandtl no. PrM ν/η 0.125 ...4.0
Roberts number Rb χ0/η 0.25 ...1.0
magnetic Taylor no. TaM 0...3.2 × 1010
rotational inclination θ (0...180)°
(initial) Lundquist no. Lu0 vA0HB/η 500 ...600
(initial) modified (ptot/pM)(zB,0) 1.04 ...4.21

Notes. Modified initial plasma-beta refers to the midplane of the magnetic sheet.

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