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Active Galactic Nuclei Itziar Aretxaga, INAOE, April 2007

Summary: Active Galactic Nuclei
Itziar Aretxaga, INAOE, April 2007
Lecture 1: Taxonomy and unification
· Historical notes
· Multifrequency detection of nuclear activity
· Classification of AGN - taxonomy
· Unification
· Evidence for obscuring tori in AGN
Lecture 2: The standard model
· Basic concepts of the standard model of AGN
· Evidence for the presence of supermassive BHs in AGN
· The role of accretion
· Methods to weight a BH in an AGN
Active Galactic Nuclei
Roberto Terlevich, INAOE, April 2007
Lecture 3: Star formation in AGN
· Evidence for stars in nuclear and circumnuclear regions of AGN
· Galactic winds and supernovae
· Chemical abundances
· Host galaxies and their environments


Source: Aretxaga, Itziar - Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica


Collections: Physics