On the Maximum Stellar Rotation to form a Black Hole without an Accompanying Luminous Transient

  title={On the Maximum Stellar Rotation to form a Black Hole without an Accompanying Luminous Transient},
  author={A. Murguia-Berthier and A. Batta and A. Janiuk and E. Ramirez-Ruiz and I. Mandel and S. Noble and R. W. Everson},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
The collapse of a massive star with low angular momentum content is commonly argued to result in the formation of a black hole without an accompanying bright transient. Our goal in this Letter is to understand the flow in and around a newly-formed black hole, involving accretion and rotation, via general relativistic hydrodynamics simulations aimed at studying the conditions under which infalling material can accrete without forming a centrifugally supported structure and, as a result, generate… Expand

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