Thickness of a mildly relativistic collisional shock wave

@article{Lima2003ThicknessOA,
  title={Thickness of a mildly relativistic collisional shock wave},
  author={Jose Ademir Sales Lima and Alejandra Kandus and Reuven Opher},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2003},
  volume={67},
  pages={023002}
}
We consider an imperfect relativistic fluid which develops a shock wave and discuss its structure and thickness, taking into account the effects of viscosity and heat conduction in the form of sound absorption. The junction conditions and the non linear equations describing the evolution of the shock are derived with the corresponding Newtonian limit discussed in detail. As happens in the non relativistic regime, the thickness is inversely proportional to the discontinuity in the pressure, but… 

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