Accession Number : ADA194100
Title : A Study of Mechanisms Producing Astrophysical Jets.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 9 Jul 87-16 Mar 88,
Corporate Author : INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS RAMEY (PUERTO RICO)
Personal Author(s) : Turner, Kenneth C
PDF Url : ADA194100
Report Date : Mar 1988
Pagination or Media Count : 35
Abstract : During this study, Innovative Systems review the current situation regarding astrophysical jets, with emphasis on their acceleration process. Jets on both galactic and stellar scales are contrasted, and a common geometrical model for these phenomena is presented. After the presentation of a number of currently puzzling problems, a two-year research program is outlined, whose aim is to further understand the acceleration of material to relativistic velocities in nature on various scales. Keywords: Astrophysical jets, Relativistic jets, Acceleration processes, Plasma physics.
Descriptors : *PLASMA JETS, *ASTROPHYSICS, ACCELERATION, GALAXIES, GEOMETRY, MODELS, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), SCALE, STARS, VELOCITY, RELATIVITY THEORY
Subject Categories : Astrophysics
Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE