Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients and Other Wind Accretors

  title={Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients and Other Wind Accretors},
  author={I. Negueruela and J. Torrej{\'o}n and P. Reig and M. Rib{\'o} and D. M. Smith},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
Supergiant Fast X‐ray Transients are obviously related to persistent Supergiant X‐ray Binaries. Any convincing explanation for their behaviour must consistently take into account all types of X‐ray sources powered by wind accretion. Here we present a common framework for wind accreting sources, within the context of clumpy wind models, that allows a coherent interpretation of their different behaviours as an immediate consequence of diverse orbital geometries. 

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