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Title: Magnetized rotating isothermal winds

We consider the general problem of a Parker-type non-relativistic isothermal wind from a rotating and magnetic star. Using the magnetohydrodynamics code athena++, we construct an array of simulations in the stellar rotation rate Ω* and the isothermal sound speed cT, and calculate the mass, angular momentum, and energy loss rates across this parameter space. We also briefly consider the 3D case, with misaligned magnetic and rotation axes. We discuss applications of our results to the spin-down of normal stars, highly irradiated exoplanets, and to nascent highly magnetic and rapidly rotating neutron stars born in massive star core-collapse.

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Oxford University Press
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Medium: X Size: p. 4418-4434
["p. 4418-4434"]
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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