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OPTICAL AND INFRARED POLARIZATION OF ACTIVE EXTRAGALACTIC OBJECTS

J.R.P. Angel and H.S. Stockman


Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

STRONGLY POLARIZED OBJECTS

PROPERTIES OF BLAZARS

ACTIVE OBJECTS WITH LOW POLARIZATION

THEORETICAL MODELS AND THE ORIGIN OF POLARIZATION

RELATIVISTIC JETS AND OPTICAL POLARIZATION

CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES

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