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Paper: A stellar magnetic dipole connected to an accretion disk --- MHD simulations of the long-term evolution
Volume: 261, The Physics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Page: 349
Authors: Fendt, Christian
Abstract: Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations are presented for the long-term evolution of a stellar dipolar field connected to the surrounding accretion disk. As a main result, the initial large-scale dipole is destroyed and a two-component outflow evolves -- a stellar wind and a disk wind. This outflow is uncollimated and reaches velocities of about the Keplerian speed at its foot point.
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