Magnetic Star-Disk Coupling in Classical T Tauri Systems

@article{Kueker2003MagneticSC,
  title={Magnetic Star-Disk Coupling in Classical T Tauri Systems},
  author={M. Kueker and T. Henning and G. Ruediger},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={589},
  pages={397-409}
}
  • M. Kueker, T. Henning, G. Ruediger
  • Published 2003
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • We study the interaction between a dipolar magnetic field rooted in the central star and the circumstellar accretion disk in a classical T Tauri system. The MHD equations, including radiative energy transport, are solved for an axisymmetric system with a resistive, turbulent gas. A Shakura-Sunyaev-type eddy viscosity and a corresponding eddy magnetic diffusivity are assumed for the disk. The computations cover the disk and its halo in a radial interval from 1.7 to 20 stellar radii. The initial… CONTINUE READING

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