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Active Galactic Nuclei Itziar Aretxaga (INAOE) @CIDA, Oct. 2007

Summary: Active Galactic Nuclei
Itziar Aretxaga (INAOE) @CIDA, Oct. 2007
Lecture 1: Definition, taxonomy and unification
· Multifrequency detection of nuclear activity
· Classification of AGN
· 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
· QSO surveys and evolution of AGN
· Demography: luminosity function and redshift distributions
Active Galactic Nuclei
Lecture 3: The hosts of AGN and their environments
· 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