Theory of Accretion Disks 2: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Theory of Accreditation Disks - 2 Garching, G by Wolfgang J. DuschlTheory of Accretion Disks 2: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Theory of Accreditation Disks - 2 Garching, G by Wolfgang J. Duschl

Theory of Accretion Disks 2: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Theory of…

byWolfgang J. DuschlEditorJuhan Frank, F. Meyer

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Accretion disks in astrophysics represent the characteristic flow by which compact bodies accrete mass from their environment. Their intrinsically high luminosity, and recent progress in observational accessibility at all wavelength bands, have led to rapidly growing awareness of their importance and made them the object of intense research on widely different scales, ranging from binary stars to young stellar objects and active galactic nuclei.
This book contains the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Workshop on `Theory of Accretion Disks 2' for which some of the most active researchers in the different fields came together at the Max-Planck-Institut for Astrophysics in Garching in March, 1993. Its reviews and contributions give an up-to-date account of the present status of our understanding and provide a stimulating challenge in discussions of open questions in a rapidly developing field.
Title:Theory of Accretion Disks 2: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Theory of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:427 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.02 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. Protoplanetary disks; S.V.W. Beckwith. Magnetospheric accretion and winds from pre-main sequence disks; L. Hartmann. Forbidden line diagnostics of disk winds in YSOs; R.E. Pudritz, R. Ouyed. Magnetized accretion disks and the origin of bipolar flows; A. Königl. Wind magnetospheres of protostellar accretion disks; Ch. Fendt, M. Camenzind. Accretion disks in cataclysmic variable stars: Recent observational developments; K. Horne. Disk instability model for SU UMa stars: SU UMa/WZ Sge connection; Y. Osaki. Eccentric disk instabilities and their relation to superhump binaries; S.H. Lubow. On the sequencing of long and short outbursts in dwarf novae; J.K. Cannizzo. Dynamics of dwarf novae accretion discs; R. Whitehurst. The viscous evolution of elliptical accretion discs; D. Syer, C. Clarke. Probing the kinematics of disk winds; F.V. Hessman, J. Eislöffel. Coronal winds producing the tilted and twisted shape of the accretion disk in Her X-1; S. Horn, F. Meyer. Recurrence time for dwarf nova outbursts: Dependence on mass transfer rate; S. Ichikawa, Y. Osaki. Circulation, pulsation and convection in accretion disks; W. Kley. Instability in a braking disk: Her X-1 in complete-off state; F. Meyer, E. Meyer-Hofmeister. Temperature profiles of accretion disks in X-ray binaries; S. Mineshige, F. Honma, A. Hirano, S. Kitamoto, T. Yamada, J. Fukue. An empirical approach to accretion disks in AGN; S. Collin-Souffrin. Periodic X-ray variability of the Seyfert galaxy NGC 6814; M.A. Abramowicz, G. Bao, V. Karas, A. Lanza. Atmospheres and thermal continua of AGN disks; G.A. Shields, H.H. Coleman. Star-disk interaction in quasars and AGNs; D.N.C. Lin, P. Artymowicz, J.Wampler. How to tyransport angular momentum in the inner ≈ 150 pc of galaxies; W.J. Duschl, S. von Linden, P.L. Biermann. The energy budget in the irradiation model of quasars; M.-H.D. Ulrich. X-ray illumination of AGN disks; H. Netzer. Pulsational instability of relativistic accretion disks and the periodic X-ray time variability of NGC 6814; F. Honma, R. Matsumoto, S. Kato. Large-scale dynamics of molecular clouds in the interstellar medium of disk galaxies; S. von Linden, H. Lesch, F. Combes. A self-consistent accretion disk-coronal model for the active galacticnuclei; K. Nakamura, Y. Osaki. Simulations with smoothed particles confirm stationary shocks in accretion flows onto Black Holes; D. Molteni, S. Chakrabarti. A single variability model for NGC 6814 and NGC 5548; F. Wallinder. Accretion disk boundary layers; R. Narayan, R. Popham. Measuring the radial extent of the disk-star boundary layer in T Tauri stars; W.J. Duschl, W.M. Tscharnuter, C. Bertout, J. Bouvier. Magnetic interaction between accretion disks and supermassive Black Holes in AGN; M. Camenzind. On the dynamics of warped accretion disks; J.C.B. Papaloizou, D.N.C. Lin. Slim accretion discs; J.P. Lasota. A two dimensional steady state configuration of a thick accretion disk; E. Szuszkiewicz, J. Paploizou. Recent work on angular momentum transport in accretion discs; J.E. Pringle. Tidal excitation of spiral waves in accretion discs; G.J. Savonije, J.C.B. Paploizou, D.N.C. Lin. Magnetic discs; A.R. King, G.A. Wynn. A magnetic turbulence model in disks; S. Kato. Electron-positron pairs in accretion disks; M. Kusunose, S. Mineshige. Intriguing morphologies, jets and disks in planetary nebulae; M. Livio.