Neutron model for the formation of AGN jets with Cetral Radio Gap
In this work, there has been an attempt to explain the formation of jets in some radio sources with gaps at their centers using the neutron “production-to-decay” process. The jet-light-up point is taken to coincide with the end of the lifetime of the neutrons. Calculated intrinsic opening angles for the jets of the selected Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) sources have a correlation with the observed opening angles for those sources. There appear to be loose anti-correlation between jet-opening-angle and the neutron density number, making it difficult to confirm the luminosity connection.
Keywords: Active galactic nuclei, radio sources with jets, neutron deca
Nigerian Journal of Physics Vol. 18 (1) 2006: pp. 53-58