The physics and evolution of active galactic nuclei [E-Book] / Hagai Netzer, Tel-Aviv University.
Netzer, Hagai, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
1 online resource (353 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Observations of active galactic nuclei; 2. Nonthermal radiation processes; 3. Black holes; 4. Accretion disks; 5. Physical processes in AGN gas and dust; 6. The AGN family; 7. Main components of AGN; 8. Host galaxies of AGN; 9. Formation and evolution of AGN; 10. Outstanding questions; References; Index.