Chapter 68. Jet Models for Flaring in Sgr A*

  1. Dr. A. Cotera3,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff4,
  3. T. R. Geballe6 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke5
  1. Sera Markoff1 and
  2. Heino Falcke2

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch68

Proceedings of the Galactic Center Workshop 2002: The Central 300 parsecs of the Milky Way

Proceedings of the Galactic Center Workshop 2002: The Central 300 parsecs of the Milky Way

How to Cite

Markoff, S. and Falcke, H. (2003) Jet Models for Flaring in Sgr A*, in Proceedings of the Galactic Center Workshop 2002: The Central 300 parsecs of the Milky Way (eds A. Cotera, S. Markoff, T. R. Geballe and H. Falcke), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch68

Editor Information

  1. 3

    SETI Institute, Arizona State University, cotera@asu.edu

  2. 4

    Max Planck Institute, Center for Space Research, smarkoff @ mpifr-bonn.mpg.de

  3. 5

    Max Planck Institute, Center for Space Research, falcke@astron.nl

  4. 6

    Gemini Observatory, tgeballe@gemini.edu

Author Information

  1. 1

    MIT, Center for Space Research, 77 Massachusetts Ave., NE80–6035, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

  2. 2

    Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Auf dem Hügel 69, D-53121 Bonn, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404667

Online ISBN: 9783527617982

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Keywords:

  • Galaxy: center;
  • galaxies: jets;
  • X-rays: galaxies;
  • radiation mechanisms: non-thermal -accretion;
  • accretion disks;
  • black hole physics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why consider a jet?

  • Models for the first and largest flare

  • New information

  • Summary