J. Phys. I France
Volume 1, Numéro 7, July 1991
Page(s) 1005 - 1012
DOI: 10.1051/jp1:1991184
J. Phys. I France 1 (1991) 1005-1012

Dynamics of charged particles near a black hole in a magnetic field

Valdimír Karas and David Vokrouhlický

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Charles University, Svédská 8, 150 00 Prague, Czechoslovakia

(Received 12 December 1990, accepted in final form 1 March 1991)

Flow lines of the plasma near a magnetised Kerr-Newman black hole are studied within the framework of the guiding centre approximation. Surfaces of constant magnetic and electric flux are constructed and the shape of the plasma horizon is discussed.

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