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THREE-DIMENSIONAL RELATIVISTIC MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC SIMULATIONS OF CURRENT-DRIVEN INSTABILITY. I. INSTABILITY OF A STATIC COLUMN

- Y. Mizuno, Y. Lyubarsky, K. Nishikawa, P. Hardee
- Physics
- 31 March 2009

We have investigated the development of current-driven (CD) kink instability through three-dimensional relativistic magnetohydrodynamic simulations. A static force-free equilibrium helical magnetic… Expand

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THREE-DIMENSIONAL RELATIVISTIC MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC SIMULATIONS OF CURRENT-DRIVEN INSTABILITY. III. ROTATING RELATIVISTIC JETS

- Y. Mizuno, Y. Lyubarsky, K. Nishikawa, P. Hardee
- Physics
- 20 July 2012

We have investigated the influence of jet rotation and differential motion on the linear and nonlinear development of the current-driven (CD) kink instability of force-free helical magnetic… Expand

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Particle Acceleration in Relativistic Jets due to Weibel Instability

- K. Nishikawa, P. Hardee, G. Richardson, R. Preece, H. Sol, G. J. Fishman
- Physics
- 7 May 2003

Shock acceleration is a ubiquitous phenomenon in astrophysical plasmas. Plasma waves and their associated instabilities (e.g., the Buneman instability, two-streaming instability, and the Weibel… Expand

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THREE-DIMENSIONAL RELATIVISTIC MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC SIMULATIONS OF CURRENT-DRIVEN INSTABILITY. II. RELAXATION OF PULSAR WIND NEBULA

- Y. Mizuno, Y. Lyubarsky, K. Nishikawa, P. Hardee
- Physics
- 13 December 2010

We have investigated the relaxation of a hydrostatic hot plasma column containing toroidal magnetic field by the current-driven (CD) kink instability as a model of pulsar wind nebulae. In our… Expand

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A Magnetohydrodynamic Boost for Relativistic Jets

- Y. Mizuno, P. Hardee, D. Hartmann, K. Nishikawa, B. Zhang
- Physics
- 2008

We have performed relativistic magnetohydrodynamic simulations of the hydrodynamic boosting mechanism for relativistic jets explored by Aloy & Rezzolla (2006) using the RAISHIN code. Simulation… Expand

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Weibel instability and associated strong fields in a fully 3D simulation of a relativistic shock

- K. Nishikawa, J. Niemiec, +7 authors D. Hartmann
- Physics
- 1 April 2009

Plasma instabilities (e.g., Buneman, Weibel and other two-stream instabilities) excited in collisionless shocks are responsible for particle (electron, positron, and ion) acceleration. Using a new… Expand

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A Two-dimensional Simulation of a Relativistic Magnetized Jet

- S. Koide, K. Nishikawa, R. Mutel
- Physics
- 1 June 1996

We have performed a magnetohydrodynamic simulation of a relativistic jet in slab geometry. The simulation code employs a simplified total variation diminishing method. We compare the weakly and… Expand

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Visualization and criticality of magnetotail field topology in a three-dimensional particle simulation

- D. Cai, Y. Li, Taizi Ichikawai, C. Xiao, K. Nishikawa
- Physics
- 1 October 2001

We present the temporal evolution of magnetic field topology in the magnetotail with a southward IMF in order to identify the magnetic reconnection. The magnetic field topology is uniquely determined… Expand

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Recollimation Shocks in Magnetized Relativistic Jets

- Y. Mizuno, J. Gómez, K. Nishikawa, A. Meli, P. Hardee, L. Rezzolla
- Physics
- 5 May 2015

We have performed two-dimensional special-relativistic magnetohydrodynamic simulations of non-equilibrium over-pressured relativistic jets in cylindrical geometry. Multiple stationary recollimation… Expand

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Three-dimensional Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Magnetized Spine-Sheath Relativistic Jets

- Y. Mizuno, P. Hardee, K. Nishikawa
- Physics
- 8 March 2007

Numerical simulations of weakly and strongly magnetized relativistic jets embedded in a weakly magnetized and strongly magnetized stationary or weakly relativistic (v = c/2) sheath have been… Expand

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