Volume 379, Number 3, December I 2001
|Page(s)||1170 - 1175|
|Section||Section $secnum inconnue|
|Published online||15 December 2001|
Initial magnetic field configurations for 3-dimensional simulations of astrophysical jets
University of Copenhagen, Astronomical Observatory, Juliane Maries Vej 30, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
2 Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Blegdamsvej 17, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Corresponding author: M. Jørgensen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 21 September 2001
We solve, and provide analytical expressions, for current-free magnetic configurations in the context of initial setups of 3-dimensional simulations of astrophysical jets involving an accretion disk corona in hydrostatic balance around a central object. These configurations which thread through the accretion disk and its corona preserve the initial hydrostatic state. This work sets stage for future 3-dimensional jet simulations (including disk rotation and mass-load) where launching, acceleration and collimation mechanisms can be investigated.
Key words: Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) / stars: winds, outflows
© ESO, 2001
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