Studying Microquasars with X-Ray Polarimetry
AbstractMicroquasars are Galactic black hole systems in which matter is transferred from a donor star and accretes onto a black hole of, typically, 10–20 solar masses. The presence of an accretion disk and a relativistic jet made them a scaled down analogue of quasars—thence their name. Microquasars feature prominently in the scientific goals of X-ray polarimeters, because a number of open questions, which are discussed in this paper, can potentially be answered: the geometry of the hot corona believed to be responsible for the hard X-ray emission; the role of the jet; the spin of the black hole. View Full-Text
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Matt, G.; Tamborra, F. Studying Microquasars with X-Ray Polarimetry. Galaxies 2018, 6, 32.
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Matt, Giorgio; Tamborra, Francesco. 2018. "Studying Microquasars with X-Ray Polarimetry." Galaxies 6, no. 1: 32.
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