PhD thesis, 2000


SEYFERT GALAXIES: A REVIEW

Stephen J. Curran


Department of Radio and Space Science with Onsala Space Observatory
Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

THE CENTRAL ENGINE
Nature - Observations of Water Vapour Masers
Evolution - Formation and Sustenance of the Black Hole

OBSCURING TORI AND MOLECULAR RINGS

THE IONISED GAS AND ASSOCIATED OUTFLOWS

SUMMARY

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