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Title: Learning About Jets From Observations of Blazars

Abstract

Jets, paving their way outward through the inner regions of active nuclei, Compton-interact with the UV radiation from an accretion disc and broad emission line region. We calculate the predicted properties of the resulting spectral signatures of this bulk-Compton process, noting that they are independent on the fractional proton content or kinetic power of the jet, and use the presence or absence of such signatures to put constraints on the structure of jets near their bases.

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Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
908219
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-12537
astro-ph/0211587; TRN: US0703652
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Submitted to ASP Conf.Ser.; Conference: To appear in the proceedings of Active Galactic Nuclei: From Central Engine to Host Galaxy, Meudon, France, 23-27 Jul 2002
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; KINETICS; LEARNING; NUCLEI; PROTONS; RADIATIONS; GALAXY NUCLEI; GALAXIES; STARS; Astrophysics,ASTRO

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Sikora, Marek, /Warsaw, Copernicus Astron. Ctr., Madejski, Greg, and /SLAC. Learning About Jets From Observations of Blazars. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Sikora, Marek, /Warsaw, Copernicus Astron. Ctr., Madejski, Greg, & /SLAC. Learning About Jets From Observations of Blazars. United States.
Sikora, Marek, /Warsaw, Copernicus Astron. Ctr., Madejski, Greg, and /SLAC. Wed . "Learning About Jets From Observations of Blazars". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/908219.
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abstractNote = {Jets, paving their way outward through the inner regions of active nuclei, Compton-interact with the UV radiation from an accretion disc and broad emission line region. We calculate the predicted properties of the resulting spectral signatures of this bulk-Compton process, noting that they are independent on the fractional proton content or kinetic power of the jet, and use the presence or absence of such signatures to put constraints on the structure of jets near their bases.},
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journal = {Submitted to ASP Conf.Ser.},
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year = {Wed May 30 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Wed May 30 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
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