THE CASE FOR STANDARD IRRADIATED ACCRETION DISKS IN ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI

@article{Chelouche2013THECF,
  title={THE CASE FOR STANDARD IRRADIATED ACCRETION DISKS IN ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI},
  author={Doron Chelouche},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={772},
  pages={9}
}
  • D. Chelouche
  • Published 28 May 2013
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
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