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J/ApJ/645/890   Radio and X-ray-emitting broad-line AGNs     (Wang+, 2006)

The black hole fundamental plane from a uniform sample of radio and X-ray-emitting broad-line AGNs. Wang R., Wu X.-B., Kong M.-Z. <Astrophys. J., 645, 890-899 (2006)> =2006ApJ...645..890W
ADC_Keywords: Active gal. nuclei ; Redshifts ; Radio sources ; X-ray sources Keywords: accretion, accretion disks - galaxies: active - galaxies: nuclei - radio continuum: galaxies - X-rays: galaxies Abstract: We derived the black hole fundamental plane relationship between the 1.4GHz radio luminosity (Lr), 0.1-2.4keV X-ray luminosity (LX), and black hole mass (M) from a uniform broad-line SDSS AGN sample including both radio-loud and radio-quiet X-ray-emitting sources. We found in our sample that the fundamental plane relation has a very weak dependence on the black hole mass, and a tight correlation also exists between the Eddington-luminosity-scaled X-ray and radio luminosities for the radio-quiet subsample. In addition, we noticed that the radio-quiet and radio-loud AGNs have different power-law slopes in the radio-X-ray nonlinear relationship. The radio-loud sample displays a slope of 1.39, which seems consistent with the jet-dominated X-ray model. However, it may also be partly due to the relativistic beaming effect. For the radio-quiet sample the slope of the radio-X-ray relationship is about 0.85, which is possibly consistent with the theoretical prediction from the accretion-flow-dominated X-ray model. We briefly discuss the reason why our derived relationship is different from some previous works and expect the future spectral studies in radio and X-ray bands on individual sources in our sample to confirm our result. Description: Our sample is selected from the X-ray-emitting SDSS AGN catalog (Anderson et al., 2003, Cat. J/AJ/126/2209) and the FIRST 20cm radio survey1 (White et al., 1997, See Cat. VIII/71). File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 57 115 The Sample of X-ray-emitting AGNs.
See also: VIII/71 : The FIRST Survey Catalog, Version 03Apr11 (Becker+ 2003) J/AJ/126/2209 : X-ray AGN from RASS and SDSS (Anderson+, 2003) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 A4 --- --- [SDSS] 6- 24 A19 --- SDSS SDSS name (JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s) 26- 30 F5.3 --- z Redshift 32- 36 F5.3 [solMass] logM Black hole mass 38- 43 F6.3 [10-7W] logLX 0.1-2.4keV X-ray luminosity 45- 50 F6.3 [10-7W] logLr 1.4GHz radio luminosity 52- 57 F6.3 F5.3 logR Ratio of X-ray to the Eddington luminosity
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(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 05-Oct-2007
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