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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Basic equations
3 Construction of the meridionally self-similar model
4 Equations of the model
5 Asymptotic behaviour
6 Parametric analysis
7 Jet dynamics, acceleration and collimation
8 Relativistic vs. non relativistic outflows
9 Conclusion
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Appendix A: Ordinary differential equations
Appendix B: The forces on the plasma

List of figures

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