Astrophysical Jets and Their Engines / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027725486
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 7/31/1987
  • Series: Nato Science Series C: (closed) , #208
  • Edition description: 1987
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 0.69 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

The Sources and Their Models.- The Central Engine.- The Jets.- The Quasar Family — an Introduction and Taxonomy.- Our Galactic Center.- Jets in X-Ray Binaries.- T Tauri Stars, Pre-T Tauri Stars, and Stellar Jets.- The Physics and the Structure of Agn.- Improved Accretion Disk Models of Continuum Emission from Active Galactic Nuclei.- Velocities in Radio Galaxies and Quasars.- Polarization and Magnetic Field Structure.- Numerical Simulation of Jets.- The Gas Dynamics of Jets.- Cosmological Evolution of Active Galaxies and Quasars.- Unified Beaming Models and Compact Radio Sources.- Magnetic Equilibria of Jets.- Stability of Magnetic Jet Equilibria.- Dynamical Effects of Large-Scale Magnetic Fields in Jets.- Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Jets.- Optical Synchrotron Emission from Radio Hot Spots.- General Relativistic Effects on Collimation of a Jet.- Some Studies on Giant Radio Galaxies.
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