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Volume 331 - Frontier Research in Astrophysics – III (FRAPWS2018) - Jet Sources & GRBs
The influence of the environment on the jet of an AGN
N. Torres-Albà,* V. Bosch-Ramon
*corresponding author
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Abstract
AGN jets have an impact on the galaxy that hosts them, and in turn the galaxy can have an influence on the jet itself. In this work, we give a brief overview of previous studies regarding the interaction of an AGN jet and its environment. We then focus on recent results regarding the possibility of stars introducing stellar-wind and ISM material into the jet at the moment of penetration, and on whether this phenomenon can have a significant impact on the jet, be it dynamically or through emission of non-thermal radiation.
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