Collimation of Supersonic Gas Flows by Toroidal Magnetic Fields

  • D. Kössl
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A numerical ideal magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) model is described that allows examination of magnetic confinement of supersonic gas flows. Some test calculations and a few preliminary results are discussed.


Blast Wave Computational Phys Toroidal Magnetic Field Interstellar Magnetic Field Toroidal Magnetic Flux 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Kössl
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und AstrophysikInstitut für AstrophysikGarchingFed. Rep. of Germany

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