Harvey, A.L.W., Georganopoulos, M. & Meyer, E.T.
Adam Leah W. Harvey, Markos Georganopoulos, and Eileen T. Meyer have placed substantial constraints on the dominant location of kinetic energy dissipation in powerful extragalactic jets. Constraining the dominant site of energy dissipation has been an open problem for decades. The authors used empirical fitting of jet spectral energy distributions, and a diagnostic developed by Dr. Georganopoulos to place statistical constraints on this location, finding that the dominant site of energy dissipation is strongly preferred to be located far from the supermassive black holes powering these jets.
Nature Communications volume 11, Article number: 5475 (2020).
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