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Paper: Iron Line Profiles from Relativistic Thick Accretion Disk
Volume: 373, The Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei
Page: 119
Authors: Wu, S.-M.; Wang, T.-G.
Abstract: We present a new code for calculating the Fe Kα line profiles from relativistic accretion disks with finite thickness around a rotating black hole. The thin Keplerian accretion disk must become thicker and sub-Keplerian with increasing accretion rates. We here embark on, for the first time, a fully relativistic computation which is aimed at gaining an insight into the effects of geometrical thickness and the sub-Keplerian orbital velocity on the line profiles. This code is also well-suited to produce accretion disk images.
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