TITLE

Astrophysical jets: Observations, numerical simulations, and laboratory experiments

AUTHOR(S)
Bellan, P. M.; Livio, M.; Kato, Y.; Lebedev, S. V.; Ray, T. P.; Ferrari, A.; Hartigan, P.; Frank, A.; Foster, J. M.; Nicolaï, P.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Apr2009, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p041005
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper provides summaries of ten talks on astrophysical jets given at the HEDP/HEDLA-08 International Conference in St. Louis. The talks are topically divided into the areas of observation, numerical modeling, and laboratory experiment. One essential feature of jets, namely, their filamentary (i.e., collimated) nature, can be reproduced in both numerical models and laboratory experiments. Another essential feature of jets, their scalability, is evident from the large number of astrophysical situations where jets occur. This scalability is the reason why laboratory experiments simulating jets are possible and why the same theoretical models can be used for both observed astrophysical jets and laboratory simulations.
ACCESSION #
38611514

 

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