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AGN Coronae through a Jet Perspective

King, Ashley L. and Lohfink, Anne and Kara, Erin (2017) AGN Coronae through a Jet Perspective. Astrophysical Journal, 835 (2). Art. No. 226. ISSN 0004-637X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170331-102733529

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Abstract

This paper presents an in-depth look at the jet and coronal properties of 41 active galactic nuclei (AGNs). Utilizing the highest quality NuSTAR, XMM-Newton, and NRAO VLA Sky Survey 1.4 GHz data, we find that the radio Eddington luminosity inversely scales with X-ray reflection fraction, and positively scales with the distance between the corona and the reflected regions in the disk. We next investigate a model fit to the data that predicts the corona is outflowing and propagates into the large-scale jet. We find this model describes the data well and predicts that the corona has mildly relativistic velocities, 0.04< β < 0.40. We discuss our results in the context of disk–jet connections in AGNs.


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Additional Information: © 2017. The American Astronomical Society. The authors would like to thank the anonymous referee for insightful and helpful comments. The authors would also like to thank Dan Wilkins for productive discussions regarding this manuscript. A.L.K. would like to thank the support provided by NASA through Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship grant number PF4-150125 awarded by the Chandra X-ray Center, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory for NASA under contract NAS8-03060. A.L. acknowledges support from the ERC Advanced Grant FEEDBACK. E.K. would like to thank the Hubble Fellowship program. Support for program number HST-HF2-51360.001-A was provided by NASA through a Hubble Fellowship grant from the Space Telescope Science Institute, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Incorporated, under NASA contract NAS5-26555.
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