Credit: Goddard Space flight center, NASA
Menon, G., "Force-free Currents and the Newman-Penrose Tetrad of a Kerr Black Hole: Exact
Local Solutions". Physical Review D, Vol. 92 (2015)
Menon, G., and Dermer, C.D., "Local, Non-geodesic, timelike currents in the force-free magnetosphere of a Kerr black hole". General Relativity and Gravitation, Vol. 47, Issue 4 (2015)
My current research involves a study of the force-free magnetosphere surrounding a Kerr black hole. We seek solutions describing the primary mechanism behind jet formation (see figure on left) in supermassive black holes and active galatic nuclei.
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