COUNTER-ROTATION IN RELATIVISTIC MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC JETS

@article{Cayatte2014COUNTERROTATIONIR,
  title={COUNTER-ROTATION IN RELATIVISTIC MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC JETS},
  author={V'eronique Cayatte and Nektarios Vlahakis and Titos Matsakos and J. J. G. Lima and Kanaris Tsinganos and C. Sauty},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={788}
}
Young stellar object observations suggest that some jets rotate in the opposite direction with respect to their disk. In a recent study, Sauty et al. showed that this does not contradict the magnetocentrifugal mechanism that is believed to launch such outflows. Motion signatures that are transverse to the jet axis, in two opposite directions, have recently been measured in M87. One possible interpretation of this motion is that of counter-rotating knots. Here, we extend our previous analytical… 

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