Collimated Escaping Vortical Polar e - e + Jets Intrinsically Produced by Rotating Black Holes and Penrose Processes

@article{Williams2004CollimatedEV,
  title={Collimated Escaping Vortical Polar e - e + Jets Intrinsically Produced by Rotating Black Holes and Penrose Processes},
  author={R. K. Williams},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={611},
  pages={952-963}
}
  • R. K. Williams
  • Published 2004
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • In this paper, I present results from theoretical and numerical (Monte Carlo) N-particle fully relativistic four-dimensional analysis of Penrose scattering processes (Compton and γγe-e+) in the ergosphere of a supermassive or stellar mass Kerr (rotating) black hole. Specifically, the escape conditions and the escaping orbits of the Penrose pair production (γγe-e+) electrons are analyzed, revealing that these particles escape along collimated, jet geodesic trajectories encircling the polar axis… CONTINUE READING
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