## Self-irradiated funnel
## NOTE: This model is now in the Xspec release and this page is superceded by the Xspec manualThe multiblackbody "Self-IrRdaiated Funnel" model is designed to model optically-thick outflow-dominated accretion. The basic idea is simple: you just assume a lot of matter, angular momentum and energy emerges in a limited volume. Momentum conservation leads to non-sphericity of the flow that has subsequently conical (funnel-like) shape. The model calculates temperature distribution at the funnel walls (taking into account irradiation by iterative process) and the outer photosphere. We also assume that inside the cone there is a deep pseudo-photosphere. Relativistic boosts are taken into account for high velocities. For a comprehensive description of the physical model, see: Abolmasov, P., Karpov, S. and Kotani, T. PASJ, 61, 2, 213.
par1 = tin, inner temperature (at the inner, inside-the-funnel photosphere). The source code file required is sirf.cpp with the parameter information in lmodel_sirf.dat. Keith Arnaud, Lab. for High Energy Astrophysics, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center HEASARC Home | Observatories | Archive | Calibration | Software | Tools | Students/Teachers/Public Last modified: Tuesday, 14-Feb-2023 16:42:01 EST |