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Title: On the internal structure of relativistic jets with zero velocity along the axis

The present work is devoted to the analysis of the internal structure of relativistic jets under the condition that the velocity of the plasma flow at the jet axis vanishes. It is shown that in spite of the seemingly fundamental difference in the formulation of the problem at the axis, the key properties of the internal structure of such relativistic jets remain the same as for non-zero velocity along the axis. In both cases, at a sufficiently low ambient pressure, a dense core appears near the axis, the radius of which is close to the size of the light cylinder.

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
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4012 to 4018
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National Science Foundation
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