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Spin-induced offset stream self-crossing shocks in tidal disruption events
Taj Jankovič, Clément Bonnerot, Andreja Gomboc, 2024, original scientific article

Keywords: numerical methods, black hole physics, hydrodynamics, relativistic processes
Published in RUNG: 11.01.2024; Views: 914; Downloads: 8
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Spin-induced offset stream self-crossing shocks in tidal disruption events
Taj Jankovič, 2023, published scientific conference contribution abstract

Keywords: numerical methods, black hole physics, hydrodynamics, relativistic processes
Published in RUNG: 02.10.2023; Views: 1223; Downloads: 3
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The mass fallback rate of the debris in relativistic stellar tidal disruption events
Taj Jankovič, 2022, published scientific conference contribution abstract

Abstract: Highly energetic stellar tidal disruption events (TDEs) provide a way to study black hole characteristics and their environment. We simulate TDEs in a general relativistic and Newtonian description of a supermassive black hole's gravity. Stars, which are placed on parabolic orbits with different impact parameters, are constructed with the stellar evolution code MESA and therefore have realistic stellar density profiles. We focus our analysis on the mass fallback rate of the debris, which can trace the observed light curve of TDEs. I will present the dependence of the mass fallback rate of the debris on the impact parameter, stellar mass and age as well as the black hole's spin and the choice of the gravity's description.
Keywords: black hole physics, hydrodynamics, relativistic processes
Published in RUNG: 21.10.2022; Views: 1655; Downloads: 5
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Studying TDEs in the era of LSST
Katja Bricman, Andreja Gomboc, 2019, published scientific conference contribution abstract

Keywords: The observing strategy with continuous scanning and large sky coverage of the upcoming ground-based Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will make it a perfect tool in search of rare transients, such as Tidal Disruption Events (TDEs). Bright optical flares resulting from tidal disruption of stars by their host supermassive black hole (SMBH) can provide us with important information about the mass of the SMBH involved in the disruption and thus enable the study of quiescent SMBHs, which represent a large majority of SMBHs found in centres of galaxies. These types of transients are extremely rare, with only about few tens of candidates discovered so far. It is expected that the LSST will provide a large sample of new TDE light curves. Here we present simulations of TDE observations using an end-to-end LSST simulation framework. Based on the analysis of simulated light curves we estimate the number of TDEs with good quality light curves the LSST is expected to discover in 10 years of observations. In addition, we investigate whether TDEs observed by the LSST could be used to probe the SMBH mass distribution in the universe. The participation at this conference is supported by the Action CA16104 Gravitational waves, black holes and fundamental physics (GWverse), supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology).
Published in RUNG: 04.01.2021; Views: 2944; Downloads: 0

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On the GeV Emission of the Type I BdHN GRB 130427A
Remo Ruffini, Rahim Moradi, Jorge Armando Rueda, Carlo Luciano Bianco, Christian Cherubini, Simonetta Filippi, Yen-Chen Chen, Mile Karlica, Narek Sahakyan, Yu Wang, She Sheng Xue, Laura Beccera, 2019, original scientific article

Abstract: We propose that the inner engine of a type I binary-driven hypernova (BdHN) is composed of Kerr black hole (BH) in a non-stationary state, embedded in a uniform magnetic field B_0 aligned with the BH rotation axis and surrounded by an ionized plasma of extremely low density of 10^−14 g cm−3. Using GRB 130427A as a prototype, we show that this inner engine acts in a sequence of elementary impulses. Electrons accelerate to ultrarelativistic energy near the BH horizon, propagating along the polar axis, θ = 0, where they can reach energies of ~10^18 eV, partially contributing to ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays. When propagating with $\theta \ne 0$ through the magnetic field B_0, they produce GeV and TeV radiation through synchroton emission. The mass of BH, M = 2.31M ⊙, its spin, α = 0.47, and the value of magnetic field B_0 = 3.48 × 10^10 G, are determined self consistently to fulfill the energetic and the transparency requirement. The repetition time of each elementary impulse of energy ${ \mathcal E }\sim {10}^{37}$ erg is ~10^−14 s at the beginning of the process, then slowly increases with time evolution. In principle, this "inner engine" can operate in a gamma-ray burst (GRB) for thousands of years. By scaling the BH mass and the magnetic field, the same inner engine can describe active galactic nuclei.
Keywords: black hole physics, binaries, gamma-ray burst, neutron stars, supernovae, Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
Published in RUNG: 20.07.2020; Views: 3162; Downloads: 0
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Search for Gamma-Ray Emission from Local Primordial Black Holes with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Gabrijela Zaharijas, 2018, original scientific article

Keywords: astroparticle physics, black hole physics, methods: data analysis
Published in RUNG: 23.08.2018; Views: 3981; Downloads: 0
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Search for UHE neutrinos – in coincidence with LIGO GW150914 event – with the Pierre Auger Observatory
Lili Yang, 2016, published scientific conference contribution abstract

Abstract: The first gravitational wave transient GW150914 was observed by Advanced LIGO on September 14th, 2015 at 09:50:45 Universal Time. In addition to follow-up electromagnetic observations, the detection of neutrinos will probe deeply and more on the nature of astrophysical sources, especially in the ultra-high energy regime. Neutrinos in the EeV energy range were searched in data collected at the surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory within ± 500 s and 1 day after the GW150914 event. No neutrino candidates were found. Based on this non-observation, we derive the first and only one neutrino fluence upper limit at EeV energies for this event at 90% CL, and report constraints on existence of accretion disk around mergers.
Keywords: gravitational waves, neutrinos, black hole physics
Published in RUNG: 06.12.2016; Views: 5461; Downloads: 0
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