Published in "Active Galactic Nuclei", eds. R.D. Blandford, H. Netzer and L. Woltjer, 1990.

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AGN EMISSION LINES

H. Netzter


Table of Contents

THEORETICAL MODELS
The BLR and the NLR
Photoionization Models
Other Models
Bibliography

PHOTOIONIZATION MODELS FOR ISOLATED CLOUDS
Photoionization equilibrium
Thermal Equilibrium
Additional Heating and Ionization Processes
Radiative Transfer
The Emergent Spectrum
Bibliography

PHOTOIONIZATION MODELS FOR A SYSTEM OF CLOUDS
Spherical BLR Models
Non-spherical Models
Bibliography

COMPARISON WITH THE OBSERVATIONS
The Broad Line Region
The Narrow Line Region
The Energy Budget of the BLR
Bibliography

DUST AND REDDENING
Thermal Emission and Polarization
Internal and External Dust
Dust and Reddening in the NLR
Dust and Reddening in the BLR
Continuum Reddening
Bibliography

LINE AND CONTINUUM VARIABILITY: MAPPING THE BLR
Line and Continuum Light Curves
Cross Correlation
The Transfer Function
Light Curve Modeling
The BLR Size
Anisotropic Emission and Beaming
Bibliography

GAS MOTION AND DYNAMICS
Confined Cloud Models
Other Models
Observed Line Profiles
Theoretical Line Profiles
Cross-correlation Tests
Bibliography

LINE AND CONTINUUM CORRELATIONS
Line Intensity vs. Continuum Luminosity
Line - Line Correlations
Line Width vs. Continuum Luminosity: M/L for AGNs
The Baldwin Relationship
AGN Accretion Disks

QUASARS, MINIQUASARS AND MICROQUASARS
Narrow Line X-ray Galaxies
Seyfert 2 Galaxies
LINERs
AGN Classification: QI, QII and QIII
Bibliography

REFERENCES

LIST OF SYMBOLS

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