Black hole jets without large-scale net magnetic flux

@article{Parfrey2015BlackHJ,
  title={Black hole jets without large-scale net magnetic flux},
  author={K. Parfrey and D. Giannios and A. Beloborodov},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={446}
}
  • K. Parfrey, D. Giannios, A. Beloborodov
  • Published 2015
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • We propose a scenario for launching relativistic jets from rotating black holes, in which small-scale magnetic flux loops, sustained by disc turbulence, are forced to inflate and open by differential rotation between the black hole and the accretion flow. This mechanism does not require a large-scale net magnetic flux in the accreting plasma. Estimates suggest that the process could operate effectively in many systems, and particularly naturally and efficiently when the accretion flow is… CONTINUE READING
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