A Laboratory Plasma Experiment for Studying Magnetic Dynamics of Accretion Discs and Jets

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Hsu, S. C.; Bellan, P. M.;
(2002)
  • Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1046/j.1365-8711.2002.05422.x
  • Subject: Astrophysics | Caltech Library Services
    arxiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics | Physics::Plasma Physics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Physics::Space Physics

This work describes a laboratory plasma experiment and initial results which should give insight into the magnetic dynamics of accretion discs and jets. A high-speed multiple-frame CCD camera reveals images of the formation and helical instability of a collimated plasma... View more
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