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The physics of accretion-ejection with LOFT

@article{Casella2015ThePO,
  title={The physics of accretion-ejection with LOFT},
  author={Piergiorgio Casella and Robert P. Fender and Mickael Coriat and Emrah Kalemci and S E Motta and Joey Neilsen and Gabriele Ponti and Mitchell C. Begelman and T M Belloni and Elmar G. Koerding and Thomas J. Maccarone and P.-O. Petrucci and J. Rodr{\'i}guez and John A. Tomsick and Sudip Bhattacharyya and Stefano Bianchi and Melania Del Santo and Immacolata Donnarumma and Poshak Gandhi and Jeroen Homan and Peter G. Jonker and Maithili Kalamkar and Julien Malzac and Sera B. Markoff and Simone Migliari and Jonah Miller and James C. A. Miller-Jones and Juri Poutanen and Ronald A. Remillard and David M. Russell and Phil Uttley and Andrzej A. Zdziarski},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  year={2015}
}
This is a White Paper in support of the mission concept of the Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT), proposed as a medium-sized ESA mission. We discuss the potential of LOFT for the study of the physics of accretion and ejection around compact objects. For a summary, we refer to the paper. 

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