Formation of Supermassive Black Holes in Galactic Bulges: A Rotating Collapse Model Consistent with the $\mbh-σ$ Relation

@article{Adams2003FormationOS,
  title={Formation of Supermassive Black Holes in Galactic Bulges: A Rotating Collapse Model Consistent with the \$\mbh-$\sigma$\$ Relation},
  author={Fred C. Adams and David S. Graff and Manasse R. Mbonye and Douglas O. Richstone},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={591},
  pages={125-137}
}
Motivated by the observed correlation between black hole masses MBH and the velocity dispersion σ of host galaxies, we develop a theoretical model of black hole formation in galactic bulges (this paper generalizes an earlier ApJ Letter). The model assumes an initial state specified by a uniform rotation rate Ω and a density distribution of the form ρ = a/2πGr2 (so that aeff is an effective transport speed). The black hole mass is determined when the centrifugal radius of the collapse flow… Expand

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