Hot accretion flow in black hole binaries: a link connecting X-rays to the infrared

@article{Veledina2013HotAF,
  title={Hot accretion flow in black hole binaries: a link connecting X-rays to the infrared},
  author={Alexandra Veledina and Juri Poutanen and Indrek Vurm},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={430},
  pages={3196-3212}
}
Multiwavelength observations of Galactic black hole transients have opened a new path to understanding the physics of the innermost parts of the accr etion flows. While the processes giving rise to their X-ray continuum have been studied extensively, the emission in the optical and infrared (OIR) energy bands was less investigated and remains poorly understood. The standard accretion disc, which may contribute to the flux at t hese wavelengths, is not capable of explaining a number of… 

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