Course: Compact objects with magnetic fields

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Course title Compact objects with magnetic fields
Course code UF/TF517
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • KOVÁŘ Jiří, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
* gravitational and electromagnetic fields equations * space-times of compact objects with magnetic fields * motion of charged particles * off-equatorial motion of charged particles * electrically charged toroidal structures - the formalism * electrically charged toroidal structures in astrophysics

Learning activities and teaching methods
Recommended literature
  • C. W. Misner, K. S. Thorne, J. A. Wheeler:. Gravitation. Freeman, San Francisco, 1973.
  • J. A. Petterson. Magnetic field of a current loop around a Schwarzschild black hole. Phys. Review D 10, 3166, 1974.
  • J. A. Petterson. Stationary axisymmetric electromagnetic fields around a rotating black hole. Phys. Review D 12, 2218, 1975.
  • J. Kovář, O. Kopáček, V. Karas, Z. Stuchlík. Off-equatorial orbits in strong gravitational fields near compact objects?II: halo motion around magnetic compact stars and magnetized black holes. Class. Quantum Grav. 27, 135006, 2010.
  • J. Kovář, P. Slaný, Z. Stuchlík,V. Karas, C. Cremaschini, J. C. Miller. Role of electric charge in shaping equilibrium configurations of fluid tori encircling black holes. Phys. Review D, 84, 084002, 2011.
  • J. Kovář, Z. Stuchlík, V. Karas. Off-equatorial orbits in strong gravitational fields near compact objects. Class. Quantum Grav. 25, 095011, 2008.
  • J. M. Aguirregabiria et al. Equilibrium of a charged test particle in the Kerr - Newman spacetime: force analysis. Class. Quantum Grav. 13 2179, 1996.
  • K. S. Thorne, D. Macdonald. Electrodynamics in Curved Spacetime - 3+1 Formulation. Royal Astron. Soc. Monthly Notices 198, 339, 1982.
  • O. Kopáček, V. Karas, J. Kovář, Z. Stuchlík. Transition from regular to chaotic circulation in magnetized coronae near compact objects. Astroph. Journal 722, 1240, 2010.
  • R. M. Wald. Black hole in a uniform magnetic field. Phys. Review D 10, 1680, 1974.
  • S. Chandrasekhar. The mathematical theory of black holes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.
  • S. Sengupta. General relativistic effects on the induced electric field exterior to pulsars. Astroph. Journal 449, 224, 1995.
  • S. Sengupta. Charged particle trajectories in a toroidal magnetic and rotation-induced electric field around a black hole. Int. Journal of Modern Phys. D 6, 591, 1997.
  • V. Karas, D. Vokrouhlický. Chaotic motion of test particles in the Ernst space-time. Gen. Relativity and Grav. 24, 729, 1992.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Theoretical Physics (2) Physics courses - Summer