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    • Keywords

       

      Galaxies: jet; magnetic fields; polarization.

    • Abstract

       

      We establish a simple model to describe the helical magnetic fields in AGN jets projected on the sky plane and the line-of-sight. This kind of profile has been detected in the polarimetric VLBI observation of many blazar objects, suggesting the existence of helical magnetic fields in these sources.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Y. J. Chen1 2 G.-Y. Zhao1 2 Z.-Q. Shen1 2

      1. Research Center for Galaxy and Cosmology, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200030, China.
      2. Key Laboratory of Radio Astronomy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
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