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Recent Observations of Flickering in CVs and AGN

  • W. F. Welsh (a1), Janet H. Wood (a1) and Keith Horne (a2)

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Flickering is a phenomenon associated with all known accretion powered processes. Yet despite its energetic importance and universality, our understanding of flickering remains elementary. Only recently has the flickering itself become a topic of serious investigation. This paper briefly addresses two fundamental observational questions: “Where is the flickering coming from?” and “What is the spectrum of the flickering?”.

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Recent Observations of Flickering in CVs and AGN

  • W. F. Welsh (a1), Janet H. Wood (a1) and Keith Horne (a2)

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