Motion and structure of relativistic jets

  • Philip E. Hardee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 530)


The time-dependent structures predicted to arise on relativistic jets are presented and compared to structures appearing in jet simulations. Apparent motions of these structures and the relation to jet flow speeds is discussed.


Mach Number Apparent Motion Body Wave Elliptical Surface Wave Distortion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip E. Hardee
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  1. 1.Department of Physics & AstronomyThe University of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA

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