X-ray spectral properties of Seyfert galaxies and the unification scheme

  title={X-ray spectral properties of Seyfert galaxies and the unification scheme},
  author={Veeresh Singh and Prajval Shastri and Guido Risaliti Indian Institute of Astrophysics and Bangalore and India. and Dep. of Physics and University of Calicut and Inaf - Arcetri and Firenze and Italy. and Harvard--Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and Cambridge and Ma},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  • V. SinghP. Shastri Ma
  • Published 31 December 2010
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
Aims: The unification scheme of Seyfert galaxies predicts that the observed differences between type 1 and type 2 Seyfert galaxies are solely due to the differing orientations of the toroidal-shaped obscuring material around AGN. The observed X-ray spectra of Seyfert type 2s compared to type 1s are expected to be affected by higher absorbing column density due to the edge-on view of the obscuring torus. We study the 0.5 - 10 keV X-ray spectral properties of Seyfert type 1s and type 2s with the… 

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