Simulations of Jets Driven by Black Hole Rotation

  title={Simulations of Jets Driven by Black Hole Rotation},
  author={V. S. Semenov and S. Dyadechkin and Brian Punsly},
  pages={978 - 980}
The origin of jets emitted from black holes is not well understood; however, there are two possible energy sources: the accretion disk or the rotating black hole. Magnetohydrodynamic simulations show a well-defined jet that extracts energy from a black hole. If plasma near the black hole is threaded by large-scale magnetic flux, it will rotate with respect to asymptotic infinity, creating large magnetic stresses. These stresses are released as a relativistic jet at the expense of black hole… 
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