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Paper: Modeling the Polarization of Dusty Scattering Cones in Active Galactic Nuclei
Volume: 373, The Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei
Page: 485
Authors: Goosmann, R.W.; Gaskell, C.M.; Shoji, M.
Abstract: We have used the Stokes radiative transfer code to model polarization induced by dust scattering in the polar regions of active galactic nuclei (AGN). We discuss the wavelength-dependence of the spectral intensity and polarization over the optical/UV range at different viewing angles for two different types of dust: a Galactic dust model and a dust model inferred from extinction properties of AGN. The Stokes code and documentation are freely available at http://www.stokes-program.info/.
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