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2012ApJS..201...10W A Quasar Catalog with Simultaneous UV, Optical, and X-Ray Observations by Swift Wu, Jian; Vanden Berk, Daniel; Grupe, Dirk; Koch, Scott; Gelbord, Jonathan; Schneider, Donald P.; Gronwall, Caryl; Wesolowski, Sarah; Porterfield, Blair L. Abstract. We have compiled a catalog of optically selected quasars with simultaneous observations in UV/optical and X-ray bands by the Swift Gamma-ray Burst Explorer. Objects in this catalog are identified by matching the Swift pointings with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data Release 5 quasar catalog. The final catalog contains 843 objects, among which 637 have both Ultraviolet Optical Telescope (UVOT) and X-Ray Telescope (XRT) observations and 354 of which are detected by both instruments. The overall X-ray detection rate is ~60% which rises to ~85% among sources with at least 10 ks of XRT exposure time. We construct the time-averaged spectral energy distribution (SED) for each of the 354 quasars using UVOT photometric measurements and XRT spectra. From model fits to these SEDs, we find that the big blue bump contributes about ~0.3 dex to the quasar luminosity. We re-visit the {alpha}_ox_-L_2500 A_ relation by selecting a clean sample with only Type 1 radio-quiet quasars; the dispersion of this relation is reduced by at least 15% compared with studies that use non-simultaneous UV/optical and X-ray data. We only found a weak correlation between L_bol_/L_Edd_ and {alpha}_UV_. We do not find significant correlations between {alpha}_x_ and {alpha}_ox_, {alpha}_ox_ and {alpha}_UV_, and {alpha}_x_ and log L(0.3-10 keV). The correlations between {alpha}_UV_ and {alpha}_x_, {alpha}_ox_ and {alpha}_x_, {alpha}_ox_ and {alpha}_UV_, L_bol_/L_Edd_ and {alpha}_x_, and L_bol_/L_Edd_ and {alpha}_ox_ are stronger among low-redshift quasars, indicating that these correlations are likely driven by the changes of SED shape with accretion state. Key words: catalogs, galaxies: active, galaxies: nuclei, quasars: general, ultraviolet: galaxies, X-rays: galaxies
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