Book 2005

Astrophysics and Space Science

From X-Ray Binaries to Quasars: Black Holes on all Mass Scales


ISBN: 978-1-4020-4084-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-4085-6 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VI

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    A unified model for black hole X-ray binary jets?

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-21

    On the relationship between the jets from X-ray binaries and AGN

  4. Chapter

    Pages 23-30

    A transition in the accretion properties of AGN

  5. Chapter

    Pages 31-38

    Jet-disc coupling in the accreting black hole XTE J1118+480

  6. Chapter

    Pages 39-44

    Are 3C 120 and other active galactic nuclei overweight microquasars?

  7. Chapter

    Pages 45-53

    A fundamental plane of black hole activity: Pushing forward the unification scheme

  8. Chapter

    Pages 55-65

    Magnetically dominated accretion flows (MDAFS) and jet production in the lowhard state

  9. Chapter

    Pages 67-70

    Black hole systems seen at high spectral resolution: Inflow and outflow

  10. Chapter

    Pages 71-79

    Black hole spin in AGN and GBHCs

  11. Chapter

    Pages 81-86

    The Seyfert-liner galaxy NGC 7213: An XMM-Newton observation

  12. Chapter

    Pages 87-96

    Observational effects of strong gravity

  13. Chapter

    Pages 97-105

    Broad iron lines in AGN and X-ray binaries

  14. Chapter

    Pages 107-117

    The evolution of black hole states

  15. Chapter

    Pages 119-125

    Rapid X-ray variability of Seyfert 1 Galaxies

  16. Chapter

    Pages 127-136

    Epicyclic frequencies derived from the effective potential: Simple and practical formulae

  17. Chapter

    Pages 137-142

    X-ray periodicity in AGN

  18. Chapter

    Pages 143-148

    Resonant oscillations of accretion flow and KHZ QPOS

  19. Chapter

    Pages 149-157

    Comparing black hole and neutron star variability

  20. Chapter

    Pages 159-166

    X-ray and radio monitoring of GX 339-4 and CYG X-1

  21. Chapter

    Pages 167-175

    Accretion in strong gravity: From galactic to supermassive black holes

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