|Title||Constraining the Hard State Accretion Geometry for Black Hole Binaries|
|Author||Dr John Tomsick|
|Description||Understanding black hole systems in their canonical hard state is a major goal of high energy astrophysics. This state features a hard X-ray spectrum, a high level of timing noise, and emission from a jet at radio, infrared, and perhaps higher frequencies. Observations can constrain the theoretical models by answering two questions: Does the inner edge of the accretion disk recede in the hard state?; and how is the accretion geometry related to the presence of a jet? Here, we propose to extend X-ray and radio studies of the hard state to low flux levels in order to answer these questions.|
|Publication||Serendipitous UV source catalogues for 10 years of XMM and 5 years of Swift . Yershov, V. N., . Ap&SS . 354-97 . 2014 . 2014Ap&SS.354...97Y ,
Tracing the Reverberation Lag in the Hard State of Black Hole X-Ray Binaries . De Marco, B., Ponti, G., et all. . ApJ . 814-50 . 2015 . 2015ApJ...814...50D ,
The Reverberation Lag in the Low-mass X-ray Binary H1743-322 . De Marco, Barbara, Ponti, Gabriele, . ApJ . 826-70 . 2016 . 2016ApJ...826...70D ,
The Million Optical - Radio-X-ray Associations (MORX) Catalogue . Flesch, Eric W., . PASA . 33-52 . 2016 . 2016PASA...33...52F ,
Modelling the effect of absorption from the interstellar medium on transient black hole X-ray binaries . Eckersall, A. J., Vaughan, S., . MNRAS . 471-1468 . 2017 . 2017MNRAS.471.1468E ,
X-ray chimneys in the Galactic Centre . Chernyakova, Masha, . Natur . 567-318 . 2019 . 2019Natur.567..318C ,
An X-ray chimney extending hundreds of parsecs above and below the Galactic Centre . Ponti, G., Hofmann, F., et all. . Natur . 567-347 . 2019 . 2019Natur.567..347P ,
Observations of X-ray reverberation around black holes . De Marco, B., Ponti, G., . AN . 340-290 . 2019 . 2019AN....340..290D ,
|Instrument||EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2|
|Mission Description||The European Space Agency's (ESA) X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM-Newton) was launched by an Ariane 504 on December 10th 1999. XMM-Newton is ESA's second cornerstone of the Horizon 2000 Science Programme. It carries 3 high throughput X-ray telescopes with an unprecedented effective area, and an optical monitor, the first flown on a X-ray observatory. The large collecting area and ability to make long uninterrupted exposures provide highly sensitive observations.
Since Earth's atmosphere blocks out all X-rays, only a telescope in space can detect and study celestial X-ray sources. The XMM-Newton mission is helping scientists to solve a number of cosmic mysteries, ranging from the enigmatic black holes to the origins of the Universe itself. Observing time on XMM-Newton is being made available to the scientific community, applying for observational periods on a competitive basis.
|Publisher And Registrant||European Space Agency|
|Credit Guidelines||European Space Agency, 2011-10-28T00:00:00Z, 055395, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-zea5faw|