Chapter 72. A Relativistic Disk in Sagittarius A*

  1. Dr. A. Cotera3,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff4,
  3. T. R. Geballe6 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke5
  1. Siming Liu1 and
  2. Fulvio Melia2

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch72

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

Liu, S. and Melia, F. (2007) A Relativistic Disk in Sagittarius 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.ch72

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

    Center for Space Science and Astrophysics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305–4060

  2. 2

    Department of Physics and Steward Observatory, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721

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:

  • Supermassive Black Hole;
  • Galactic Center;
  • Radio Astronomy;
  • nonthermal;
  • frequencies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Relativistic Disk Model for the mm/Sub-mm Emission from Sgr A*

  • X-ray Emission from the Relativistic Disk

  • The Nature of Radio Emission from Sgr A*

  • Conclusions