Blazar Bursts: Theory and Observation
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2024 | Viewed by 94
2. School of Space Science and Physics, Shandong University, Weihai 264209, China
Interests: theoretical physics and astrophysics
Blazars are a subclass of active galactic nuclei, with jets pointing not far from earth, known for their violent variability and high polarization. However, the physical mechanism of blazar burst still remains undiscovered despite the numerous efforts undertaken over the decades. Thus, this Special Issue aims to collate recent research works to gain in-depth insights into the geometrical and intrinsic mechanisms of blazar bursts. This Special Issue, Blazar Bursts: Theory and Observation, will include, but not limited to, the following topics:
- Observation and analysis on the time series at multiple wavelengths;
- Spectrum study at short- and long-term timescales for blazars;
- Observational and theoretical study on the polarization variation of blazars;
- Correlation study on multiple-wavelength light curves ;
- Abnormal bursts of blazars like tidal disruption events;
- Observational and model study on quasiperiodic eruptions;
- Search and identification of supermassive black hole binaries.
Prof. Dr. Yunguo Jiang
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- active galactic nuclei
- supermassive black holes
- flat-spectrum radio quasars
- individual BL Lacertae objects
- observational astronomy
- radiation mechanisms: general