Testing the Unification Model for Active Galactic Nuclei in the Infrared: Are the Obscuring Tori of Type 1 and 2 Seyferts Different?

@article{Almeida2011TestingTU,
  title={Testing the Unification Model for Active Galactic Nuclei in the Infrared: Are the Obscuring Tori of Type 1 and 2 Seyferts Different?},
  author={Cristina Ramos Almeida and N. A. Levenson and Almudena Alonso-Herrero and A. Asensio Ramos and Jos{\'e} Miguel Rodr{\'i}guez Espinosa and A. M. P{\'e}rez Gar{\'c}ıa and Christopher Packham and Rachel E. Mason and James T. Radomski and Tanio D{\'i}az-Santos},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={731},
  pages={92}
}
We present new mid-infrared (MIR) imaging data for three Type-1 Seyfert galaxies obtained with T-ReCS on the Gemini-South Telescope at subarcsecond resolution. Our aim is to enlarge the sample studied in a previous work to compare the properties of Type-1 and Type-2 Seyfert tori using clumpy torus models and a Bayesian approach to fit the infrared nuclear spectral energy distributions (SEDs). Thus, the sample considered here comprises 7 Type-1, 11 Type-2, and 3 intermediate-type Seyferts. The… 
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