The connection between radio loudness and central surface brightness profiles in optically selected low-luminosity active galaxies

@article{Richings2011TheCB,
  title={The connection between radio loudness and central surface brightness profiles in optically selected low-luminosity active galaxies},
  author={Alexander J Richings and Phil Uttley and Elmar G. Kording},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={415},
  pages={2158-2172}
}
Recent results indicate a correlation between nuclear radio loudness of active galaxies and their central stellar surface-brightness profiles, in that ‘core’ galaxies (with inner logarithmic slope γ≤ 0.3) are significantly more radio loud than ‘power-law’ galaxies (γ≥ 0.5). This connection, which indicates possible links between radio loudness and galaxy formation history (e.g. through black hole spin), has so far only been confirmed for a radio-selected sample of galaxies. Furthermore, it has… 

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