Low mass planets in protoplanetary disks with net vertical magnetic fields: the Planetary Wake and Gap Opening
Stone, James M.
Rafikov, Roman R.
Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
arxiv: Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
We study wakes and gap opening by low mass planets in gaseous protoplanetary disks threaded by net vertical magnetic fields which drive magnetohydrodynamical (MHD) turbulence through the magnetorotational instabilty (MRI), using three dimensional simulations in the unst...