On the absence of winds in ADAFs

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Abramowicz, Marek A.; Lasota, Jean-Pierre; Igumenshchev, Igor V.;
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We show that recently published assertions that advection dominated accretion flows (ADAFs) require the presence of strong winds are unfounded because they assume that low radiative efficiency in flows accreting at low rates onto black holes implies vanishing radial ene... View more
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