D. K. Chakraborty
Articles written in Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
Volume 2 Issue 1 March 1981 pp 1-27
In this paper we give a detailed general relativistic formulation of the study of structure and stability of charged fluid disks around compact objects like black holes neglecting the self-gravitation of the disk itself. Having presented the general equations for equilibrium as well as for perturbations we solve explicitly the cases of rigidly and differentially rotating thin disks, with constant charge density and zero pressure, confined to the equatorial plane of the black hole. By using normal mode analysis we have analysed the stability of such disks under purely radial perturbations and find that the disks are generally stable.
Volume 2 Issue 4 December 1981 pp 421-437
In this paper we have presented a very general class of solutions for rotating fluid disks around massive objects (neglecting the self gravitation of the disk) with density as a function of the radial coordinate only and pressure being nonzero. Having considered a number of cases with different density and velocity distributions, we have analysed the stability of such disks under both radial and axisymmetric perturbations. For a perfect gas disk with γ
Volume 3 Issue 2 June 1982 pp 193-206
In this paper we have considered the structure of a thick perfect fluid disk of constant density rotating around a Schwarzschild black hole and its stability under axisymmetric perturbation. The inner edge of such disk cannot lie within 4m. The critical γc for neutral stability is found to be much less than 4/3 indicating that the disks are generally stable
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