Supermassive Black Holes: Proceedings of the Third George Mason Astrophysics Workshop, Held at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 14-16 October, 1986

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CUP Archive, Jan 1, 1988 - Science - 382 pages
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Contents

Energy distribution of quasars from UV through IR and
12
Polarization of active galactic nuclei and quasars
26
Continuum properties and rapid variability in BL Lac objects
43
A general form for blazar spectra
59
A polarimetric search for accretion disk emission components
76
Evidence for a nuclear black hole in M31
98
Indirect evidence for massive black holes in nearby galactic nuclei
104
On the massluminosity relation of AGN
120
The collapse of a dense star cluster to a supermassive black hole
201
Evolutionary ways to QSOs and AGNs
211
Fueling active galactic nuclei
225
The role of high energy photons and particles in accretion flows in
243
Accretion flows onto supermassive black holes
259
Fitting improved accretion disk models to multiwavelength
273
Absorption of radiation in the emission line regions
290
Emission from the outer regions of accretion disks in active
303

IUE evidence on the nature of the innermost broadline region in
128
Xray observational constraints on massive black holes
143
EXOSAT observations of short term variability in active galactic nuclei
154
Two component model for Xray emission of radio selcted QSOs
162
Ultrasoft excesses in the soft Xray spectra of quasars
169
The potential role of gammaray observations in the study of
177
QSOs and AGNs evolutionary considerations
188
scaling to solar mass black
319
The stability of thick accretion disks
334
Selfcollimated Poyntingflux jets in magnetohydrodynamic
351
Production of the active galactic nuclei continuum via coherent
365
Index
380
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Kafatos is a physicist. He is a professor at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia.

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