New radiative transfer models for obscuring tori in active galaxies

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van Bemmel, I. M.; Dullemond, C. P.;
(2003)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20030427
  • Subject: CYGNUS-A | RADIO GALAXIES | ISM : dust | INFRARED PROPERTIES | 3CR QUASARS | Astrophysics | STARS | galaxies individual : Cygnus A | ENERGY-DISTRIBUTIONS | infrared : ISM | infrared : galaxies | IRAS OBSERVATIONS | quasars : general | GALACTIC NUCLEI | DUST | galaxies : active | SEYFERT-GALAXIES
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

Two-dimensional radiative transfer is employed to obtain the broad-band infrared spectrum of active galaxies. In the models we vary the geometry and size of the obscuring medium, the surface density, the opacity and the grain size distribution. Resulting spectral energy... View more
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