Professor Ke-Qing Xia
Southern University of Science and Technology
Faculty Member, Physics
China, People's Republic of
My co-authors include
Dr Richard JAM Stevens
Dr Sheng-Qi Zhou
My Publications
Universal fluctuations in the bulk of Rayleigh–Bénard turbulence
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
September 2019
Emergence of substructures inside the large-scale circulation induces transition in flo...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
August 2019
Tuning heat transport via boundary layer topographies
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 2019
Moisture transfer by turbulent natural convection
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 2019
Quasistatic magnetoconvection: heat transport enhancement and boundary layer crossing
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
May 2019
Temperature Fluctuation Profiles in Turbulent Thermal Convection: A Logarithmic Depende...
Physical Review Letters
January 2019
Multiple-resolution scheme in finite-volume code for active or passive scalar turbulence
Journal of Computational Physics
December 2018
Flow Topology Transition via Global Bifurcation in Thermally Driven Turbulence
Physical Review Letters
May 2018
Contribution of Surface Thermal Forcing to Mixing in the Ocean
Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans
February 2018
Effect of Prandtl number on heat transport enhancement in Rayleigh-Bénard convection un...
Physical Review Fluids
January 2018
Confined Rayleigh-Bénard, Rotating Rayleigh-Bénard, and Double Diffusive Convection: A ...
Physical Review Letters
August 2017
Turbulent thermal convection over rough plates with varying roughness geometries
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 2017
Thermal convection with mixed thermal boundary conditions: effects of insulating lids a...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
March 2017
Laboratory simulation of the geothermal heating effects on ocean overturning circulation
Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans
October 2016
Exploring the severely confined regime in Rayleigh–Bénard convection
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
September 2016
Higher-order flow modes in turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
September 2016
Statistical characterization of thermal plumes in turbulent thermal convection
Physical Review Fluids
September 2016
Effects of geometric confinement in quasi-2-D turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
April 2016
Condensation of Coherent Structures in Turbulent Flows
Physical Review Letters
December 2015
Effects of polymer additives in the bulk of turbulent thermal convection
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
November 2015
Comparative Experimental Study of Fixed Temperature and Fixed Heat Flux Boundary Condit...
Physical Review Letters
October 2015
Reversals of the large-scale circulation in quasi-2D Rayleigh–Bénard convection
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
August 2015
Turbulent flow in the bulk of Rayleigh–Bénard convection: aspect-ratio dependence of th...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
April 2014
Heat transport properties of plates with smooth and rough surfaces in turbulent thermal...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
January 2014
Confinement-Induced Heat-Transport Enhancement in Turbulent Thermal Convection
Physical Review Letters
September 2013
Dynamics and flow coupling in two-layer turbulent thermal convection
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 2013
Experimental investigation of pair dispersion with small initial separation in convecti...
Physical Review E
June 2013
Turbulent flow in the bulk of Rayleigh–Bénard convection: small-scale properties in a c...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
March 2013
Thermal boundary layer structure in turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection in a rectangul...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
March 2013
Viscous boundary layer properties in turbulent thermal convection in a cylindrical cell...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
February 2013
Kolmogorov constants for the second-order structure function and the energy spectrum
Physical Review E
February 2013
Dynamics of the large-scale circulation in high-Prandtl-number turbulent thermal convec...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
February 2013
Current trends and future directions in turbulent thermal convection
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters
January 2013
Enhanced and reduced heat transport in turbulent thermal convection with polymer additives
Physical Review E
July 2012
Thermal boundary layer profiles in turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection in a cylindrica...
Physical Review E
February 2012
Lagrangian acceleration measurements in convective thermal turbulence
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
January 2012
Local Dissipation Scales and Integral-Scale Reynolds Number Scalings in Thermally-Drive...
Journal of Physics Conference Series
December 2011
Horizontal structures of velocity and temperature boundary layers in two-dimensional nu...
Physics of Fluids
December 2011
Local Energy Dissipation Rate Balances Local Heat Flux in the Center of Turbulent Therm...
Physical Review Letters
October 2011
Disentangle plume-induced anisotropy in the velocity field in buoyancy-driven turbulence
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
September 2011
How heat transfer efficiencies in turbulent thermal convection depend on internal flow ...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
May 2011
An experimental investigation of turbulent thermal convection in water-based alumina na...
Physics of Fluids
February 2011
Analysis of the large-scale circulation and the boundary layers in turbulent Rayleigh-B...
January 2011
Prandtl–Blasius temperature and velocity boundary-layer profiles in turbulent Rayleigh–...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
September 2010
The mixing evolution and geometric properties of a passive scalar field in turbulent Ra...
New Journal of Physics
August 2010
Flow Reversals in Thermally Driven Turbulence
Physical Review Letters
July 2010
Physical and geometrical properties of thermal plumes in turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard conv...
New Journal of Physics
July 2010
Universality of Local Dissipation Scales in Buoyancy-Driven Turbulence
Physical Review Letters
March 2010
Measured Instantaneous Viscous Boundary Layer in Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Physical Review Letters
March 2010
Small-Scale Properties of Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics
January 2010
Oscillations of the large-scale circulation in turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection: th...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 2009
Origin of the Temperature Oscillation in Turbulent Thermal Convection
Physical Review Letters
January 2009
Experimental Studies of Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
January 2009
Azimuthal motion, reorientation, cessation, and reversal of the large-scale circulation...
Physical Review E
September 2008
An experimental study of kicked thermal turbulence
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 2008
Scaling of the Local Convective Heat Flux in Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Physical Review Letters
June 2008
Comparative experimental study of local mixing of active and passive scalars in turbule...
Physical Review E
May 2008
Experimental studies of the viscous boundary layer properties in turbulent Rayleigh–Bén...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
May 2008
Flow mode transitions in turbulent thermal convection
Physics of Fluids
May 2008
Experimental investigation of homogeneity, isotropy, and circulation of the velocity fi...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
February 2008
Two clocks for a single engine in turbulent convection
Journal of Statistical Mechanics Theory and Experiment
November 2007
Measured oscillations of the velocity and temperature fields in turbulent Rayleigh-Béna...
Physical Review E
September 2007
Cessations and reversals of the large-scale circulation in turbulent thermal convection
Physical Review E
June 2007
Measured Thermal Dissipation Field in Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Physical Review Letters
April 2007
Morphological Evolution of Thermal Plumes in Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Physical Review Letters
February 2007
Multi-point local temperature measurements inside the conducting plates in turbulent th...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
January 2007
Cascades of Velocity and Temperature Fluctuations in Buoyancy-Driven Thermal Turbulence
Physical Review Letters
October 2006
Azimuthal motion of the mean wind in turbulent thermal convection
Physical Review E
May 2006
Scaling of the Reynolds number in turbulent thermal convection
Physical Review E
December 2005
Heat transport by turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection in 1 m diameter cylindrical cell...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
October 2005
Azimuthal Symmetry, Flow Dynamics, and Heat Transport in Turbulent Thermal Convection i...
Physical Review Letters
August 2005
Three-dimensional flow structures and dynamics of turbulent thermal convection in a cyl...
Physical Review E
August 2005
Test of steady-state fluctuation theorem in turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection
Physical Review E
July 2005
Density Fluctuations in Strongly Stratified Two-Dimensional Turbulence
Physical Review Letters
May 2005
Experimental study of velocity boundary layer near a rough conducting surface in turbul...
Journal of Turbulence
January 2005
Extraction of Plumes in Turbulent Thermal Convection
Physical Review Letters
September 2004
Measurements of the local convective heat flux in turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection
Physical Review E
August 2004
Velocity and temperature cross-scaling in turbulent thermal convection
Journal of Turbulence
August 2004
From laminar plumes to organized flows: the onset of large-scale circulation in turbule...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
March 2004
Velocity oscillations in turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection
Physics of Fluids
February 2004
Particle image velocimetry measurement of the velocity field in turbulent thermal conve...
December 2003
Measured Local Heat Transport in Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Physical Review Letters
February 2003
Spatial variations of the mean and statistical quantities in the thermal boundary layer...
The European Physical Journal B
February 2003
Plume Statistics in Thermal Turbulence: Mixing of an Active Scalar
Physical Review Letters
October 2002
Turbidity measurements and amplitude scaling of critical solutions of polystyrene in me...
The Journal of Chemical Physics
September 2002
Extended self similarity of passive scalar in Rayleigh-Bénard convection flow based on ...
Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
July 2002
Prandtl number dependence of the viscous boundary layer and the Reynolds numbers in Ray...
June 2002
Heat-Flux Measurement in High-Prandtl-Number Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Physical Review Letters
January 2002
Scaling of the velocity power spectra in turbulent thermal convection
November 2001
Effect of Additives on Self-Assembling Behavior of Nafion in Aqueous Media
Macromolecules
October 2001
Scaling Properties of the Temperature Field in Convective Turbulence
Physical Review Letters
July 2001
Spatially correlated temperature fluctuations in turbulent convection
March 2001
Temperature power spectra and the viscous boundary layer in thermal turbulence: the rol...
Physica A Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
December 2000
Energy dependence of impact fragmentation of long glass rods
Physica A Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
November 2000
Probing the viscous boundary layer by measuring temperature fluctuations in turbulent R...
January 2000
Correlation length and amplitude scaling in critical polymer solutions
The Journal of Chemical Physics
November 1999
Turbulent convection with "disconnected” top and bottom boundary layers
EPL (Europhysics Letters)
April 1999
Spatial structure of the viscous boundary layer in turbulent convection
November 1998
Viscous boundary layers at the sidewall of a convection cell
July 1998
Spatial structure of the thermal boundary layer in turbulent convection
May 1998
Turbulent Thermal Convection with an Obstructed Sidewall
Physical Review Letters
December 1997
Boundary layer length scales in convective turbulence
September 1997
Turbidity of critical solutions of polymethylmethacrylate in 3-octanone
The Journal of Chemical Physics
August 1997
Interactions in mixtures of a microemulsion and a polymer
May 1997
Measured coexistence curves of phase‐separated polymer solutions
The Journal of Chemical Physics
October 1996
Measured Velocity Boundary Layers in Turbulent Convection
Physical Review Letters
August 1996
Turbulent Convection over Rough Surfaces
Physical Review Letters
February 1996
Measured Local-Velocity Fluctuations in Turbulent Convection
Physical Review Letters
July 1995
Dual-beam incoherent cross-correlation spectroscopy
Journal of the Optical Society of America A
July 1995
Experimental Study of the Spectral Distribution of the Light Scattered from Flexible Ma...
Macromolecules
July 1995
Incorporation of a differential refractometer into a laser light‐scattering spectrometer
Review of Scientific Instruments
March 1994
Incoherent cross‐correlation spectroscopy
The Journal of Chemical Physics
June 1993
Interfacial tensions of phase‐separated polymer solutions
The Journal of Chemical Physics
July 1992
A holographic relaxation spectrometer with phase‐modulated detection
Review of Scientific Instruments
January 1991
Radiation pressure induced gratings in colloidal suspensions: Dynamics of formation and...
The Journal of Chemical Physics
July 1989
Dynamic light scattering from binary-liquid gels
May 1988
Light scattering from a binary-liquid entanglement gel
September 1987
Statistics and Scaling of the Velocity Field in Turbulent Thermal Convection