Self-Gravity in Magnetized Neutrino-Dominated Accretion Discs [HEAP]

What is conducted in the present work is the study of self-gravity effects on vertical structure of magnetized neutrino-dominated accretion disc (termed NDAF and considered as a central engine for Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs)). Some of the disc physical time scales such as viscous, cooling and diffusion time scales, that are supposed to play a pivotal role in the late time evolutions of the disc, have been studied. It is of our interest to investigate the possibility of the X-ray flares occurrence, observed in late time GRB’s extended emission through the “magnetic barrier” and “fragmentation” processes in our model. The results lead us to interpret self-gravity as an amplifier for Blandford-Payne luminosity (BP power) and the generated magnetic field, but a suppressor for neutrino luminosity and magnetic barrier process via highlighting fragmentation mechanism in the outer disc, especially for the higher mass accretion rates.

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N. Shahamati and S. Abbassi
Mon, 17 Jul 17

Comments: 11 pages, 7 figures, accepted at ApJ