Title: The Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei
Volume: 373 Year: 2007 View Volume 373 on ADS
Editors: Ho, Luis, C.; Wang, Jian-Min
The study of active galactic nuclei is undergoing a renaissance with the recognition that the growth of black holes and the accompanying release of accretion energy may have profound consequences for structure formation in general. Black holes and their manifestation as active galactic nuclei are now considered to be integral components of the life-cycle of galaxies. At the same time, the advent of a variety of state-of-the-art instrumentation, both on the ground and in space, has led to vast improvements in the quality and quantity of data being gathered across all wavelengths. The phenomenology of AGNs is richer than ever. Within this context, it is important to reexamine the physics of active galactic nuclei in a context framework.

This meeting, held in Xi’an China of 16-21 October 2006, focuses on the classical components of the central engine of active galactic nuclei: the black hole, accretion disk, jet, outflow/wind, broad-line region, torus, and narrow-line region. We also highlight particularly important processes related to dust grains and star formation in the central regions of galaxies, ending with a forward-looking appraisal of new instrumental capabilities on the horizon. Whenever possible we attempt to address the physical properties of the components of the central engine, rather than on phenomenology alone.

It is hoped that quantitative studies of the central engine will ultimately lead not only to a better understanding of the active galactic nucleus phenomenon but also to deeper insights into the manner in which active galactic nuclei affect their host galaxies and their larger cosmic habitat.

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Volume 373 Cover Ho, L.C.; Wang, J.-M.
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Part 1.
Black Holes
The Masses of Black Holes in Active Galactic Nuclei 3 Peterson, B.M.
Advances in Reverberation Mapping 13 Kaspi, S.
The Mass of the Black Hole in NGC 4593 Using Reverberation Mapping 23 Denney, K.D.; Bentz, M.C.; Peterson, B.M.; Pogge, R.W.
Short-term Line Profile Variations in Selected AGN 25 Kollatschny, W.
Measuring Hβ BLR Flows in NGC 5548 29 Welsh, W.F.; Martino, D.L.; Kawaguchi, G.; Kollatschny, W.
Continuum and Emission-line Variability of High-luminosity Quasars 31 Vagnetti, F.; Trevese, D.; Paris, D.; Stirpe, G.; Zitelli, V.
The Black Hole Mass Function of Local Active Galaxies 33 Green, J.E.; Ho, L.C.
High-resolution Millimeter-VLBI Study of Sgr A* — A Supermassive Black Hole at the Galactic Center 37 Shen, Z.-Q.
Weighing Black Holes in Radio-loud AGNs 41 Wu, X.-B.; Liu, F.K.; Wang, R.; Kong, M.Z.; Han, J.L.
The Fundamental Plane Relationship of Astrophysical Black Holes 45 Wang, R.; Wu, X.-B.; Kong, M.-Z.
Adaptive Optics-assisted 3D Spectroscopic Observations for Black Hole Mass Measurements 49 Pastorini, G.
Growth of Massive Black Holes during Radiatively Inefficient Accretion Phases 53 Cao, X.-W.
Broad-line AGNs with Candidate Intermediate-mass Black Holes in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey 57 Dong, X.; Wang, T.; Yuan, W.; Zhou, H.; Shan, H.; Wang, H.; Lu, H.; Zhang, K.
SPH Simulations of Accretion Flows onto Supermassive Binary Black Holes from Circumbinary Disks 59 Hayasaki, K.; Mineshige, S.; Sudou, H.
Searching for Candidates of Binary Black Hole Systems 61 Tao, J.
Supermassive Black Holes and AGNs in Hierarchical Galaxy Formation 64 Menci, N.; Cavaliere, A.
Black Hole Masses in NLS1 Galaxies from the X-ray Excess Variance Method 66 Nikolajuk, M.; Gurynowicz, P.; Czerny, B.
The Black Hole-Bulge Relationship in Luminous Broad-line Active Galactic Nuclei and Host Galaxies 68 Shen, J.; Vanden Berk, D.E.; Schneider, D.P.; Hall, P.B.
The Black Hole–Bulge Relations in Active Galaxies 70 Wandel, A.
Part 2.
Accretion Disk
Accretion Disks in AGNs 75 Blaes, O.
Supercritical Accretion Flow? 85 Mineshige, S.; Ohsuga, K.
Advection-dominated Accretion: From Sgr A* to Other Low-luminosity AGNs 95 Yuan, F.
The Near-IR Shape of the Big Blue Bump Emission from Quasars: Under the Hot Dust Emission 105 Kishimoto, M.; Antonucci, R.; Blaes, O.
Iron K Line Diagnostics in Active Galactic Nuclei 109 Yaqoob, T.
Iron Line Profiles from Relativistic Thick Accretion Disk 119 Wu, S.-M.; Wang, T.-G.
The Origin of the Soft Excess in AGN 121 Done, C.; Gierlinski, M.; Sobolewska, M.; Schurch, N.
X-ray Emission and Reprocessing in AGNs 125 Matt, G.
Effects of Neutrino Opacity in Neutrino-dominated Accretion Models 135 Gu, W.-M.; Liu, T.; Lu, J.-F.
Disk Truncation in AGN: The Influence of Viscosity 137 Niu, Q.; Liu, B.F.
The Influence of Magnetic Field on Accretion Disk Evaporation 139 Qian, L.; Liu, B.F.; Wu, X.-B.
Constraining the Connection Between the Far-UV and X-ray Continuum Using a Sample of 11 Quasars 141 Haro-Corzo, S.A.R.; Krongold, Y.; Binette, L.
On the X-ray Baldwin Effect for the Narrow Fe Kα Emission Line 143 Jiang, P.; Wang, J.-X.; Wang, T.-G.
A Model for the X-ray Absorption in Compton-thin AGN 145 Lamastra, A.; Perola, G.C.; Matt, G.
X-ray Variability of Radio-quiet AGN 149 Uttley, P.
Broad-band X-ray Variability of AGNs with Suzaku 159 Terashima, Y.
Higher Order Time Series Analysis of Mrk 421 163 Emmanoulopoulos, D.; Wagner, S.J.
Suzaku Observations of the Seyfert 2 Galaxy NGC 4388 165 Fukazawa, Y.; Shirai, H.; Ohno, M.; Yonetoku, D.; Yokota, S.; Murakami, T.; Iwasawa, K.; Terashima, Y.; Awaki, H.; Tsuru, T.; Ozawa, M.; Fujimoto, R.; the Suzaku Team
Modeling the X-ray Fractional Variability Spectrum of Active Galactic Nuclei Using Multiple Flares 167 Goosmann, R.W.; Dovciak, M.; Karas, V.; Czerny, B.; Mouchet, M.; Ponti, G.
Broad-band Spectral Properties of Blazars 169 Boettcher, M.
Probing the Jet–Accretion Disk Connection in Blazars 179 Maraschi, L.; Tavecchio, F.
On the Role of Relativistic Effects in X-ray Variability of AGN 183 Zycki, P.T.; Niedzwiecki, A.
Intra-day Optical Variability of BL Lacertae 187 Bian, F.Y.; Zhang, Y.H.; Li, J.Z.; Shang, R.C.; Li, T.P.; Lou, Y.-Q.; Wang, X.F.; Yang, Y.; Zhang, S.N.; Zhou, J.F.
Multi-epoch Multi-frequency VLBA Observations of 3C 66A 189 Cai, H.-B.; Shen, Z.-Q.; Sudou, H.
A Bending Jet in the γ-ray Bright Blazar NRAO 530 191 Feng, S.-W.; Shen, Z.-Q.
Radio Polarization of BL Lacertae Objects 193 Fan, J.H.; Guo, Q.; Hua, T.X.; Liu, Y.; Su, J.B.; Zhang, Y.W.; Zhang, J.Y.; Zhang, J.S.
Radio Variability Properties for Radio Sources 195 Fan, J.H.; Liu, Y.; Yuan, Y.H.; Guo, Q.; Hua, T.X.; Zhang, Y.W.; Su, J.B.; Zhang, J.S.; Zhang, J.Y.
Possible Gamma-ray Emission in Blazar 3C 345 197 Bai, J.-M.; Zhao, X.; Zhang, Y.H.
Optical Monitoring of BL Lacertae Object S5 0716+714 with a Novel Multi-peak Interference Filter 199 Wu, J.-H.; Zhou, X.; Ma, J.
Unusual Radio BAL Quasar 1624 + 3758 201 Benn, C.; Carballo, R.; Holt, J.; Vigotti, M.; Gonzalez-Serrano, J.I.; Mack, K.-H.; Perley, R.A.
Probing Radio Source Environments Using 21-cm Absorption 203 Gupta, N.; Salter, C.J.; Saikia, D.J.; Ghosh, T.; Jeyakumar, S.
Long-term Optical Color Index Variability of Six Blazars 205 Hu, S.-M.; Bi, X.-W.; Zheng, Y.-G.; Mao, W.-M.
On Magnetic Fields in Broad-line Blazars 207 Moderski, R.; Sikora, M.
Possible Detection of Faraday Screen 209 Inoue, M.; Asada, K.; Nagai, H.
Further Evidence of Helical Magnetic Field 211 Asada, K.; Inoue, M.; Nagai, H.; Kameno, S.
Helical Magnetic Fields in the Jet of 3C273 213 Zavala, R.T.; Taylor, G.B.; Giovannini, G.
Dynamical Evolution of Hot Spots in Radio-loud AGNs 215 Kawakatu, N.; Kino, M.
Episodic Activity in Radio Galaxies 217 Saikia, D.J.; Konar, C.; Jamrozy, M.; Machalski, J.; Gupta, N.; Stawarz, L.; Mack, K.-H.; Siemiginowska, A.
A Radio Study of 13 Powerful FRII Radio Galaxies 221 Kharb, P.; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Daly, R.A.; Mory, M.P.; Donahue, M.; Guerra, E.J.
X-ray Properties of Obscured FR II Radio Galaxies 223 Trussoni, E.; Capetti, A.; Balmaverde, B.
The Kinetic Luminosity of Radio Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei 225 Gu, M.; Cao, X.; Jiang, D.R.
Synchrotron Flaring in Galactic and Extragalactic Jets 227 Lindfors, E.J.; Tuerler, M.
A Statistical Study of Jet Motions in Radio-loud AGNs 229 Pan, Y.
VLBI Observations of GHz-Peaked-Spectrum Radio Sources at 1.6 GHz 231 Liu, X.; Ciu, L.
The Jet Power, Radio-loudness and Black Hole Mass in Radio-loud AGNs 233 Liu, Y.; Jiang, D.R.; Gu, M.
Jet Precession in Galactic Nuclei Caused by Accretion Disks 235 Zhou, B.-Y.; Fu Lu, J.-F.; Gu, W.-M.
Millimeter VLBI Observations of PKS 1749 + 096 237 Lu, R.-S.; Shen, Z.-Q.; Krichbaum, T.P.; Alef, W.; Iguchi, S.; Kameno, S.; Titus, M.
The Proper Motion in OQ 208 239 Luo, W.-F.; Yang, J.; Liu, X.; Shen, Z.-Q.
Formation and Collimation of Relativistic Jets — Application to the Classification of FR I and FR II Radio Galaxies 241 Meliani, Z.
Observations of the Blazar OJ 287, 1957–1974: Further Evidence for the Precessing Binary Black Hole Model 243 Rampadarath, H.; Valtonen, M.J.; Saunders, R.
Binary Black Hole Model for the OJ 287 Periodic Optical Outbursts 245 Shi, W.; Liu, X.
OJ 287 247 Sillanpaa, A.
Optical Monitoring of Candidate TeV Blazars 249 Takalo, L.O.; Nilsson, K.; Lindfors, E.; Pasanen, M.; Berdyugin, A.
Multiwavelength Variability of TeV Blazars with XMM-Newton 251 Zhang, Y.-H.
Why Did EGRET Not Detect the Blazar 3C 345? 253 Wang, H.-T.
Panchromatic Views of Large-scale Extragalactic Jets 255 Cheung, C.C.
FIRST “Winged” and “X”-shaped Radio Source Candidates 259 Cheung, C.C.; Springman, A.
Quasar Jets at Large Redshift 261 Schwartz, D.A.
GRO J1655–40: ASCA and XMM-Newton Observations 263 Zhang, X.-L.; Zhang, S.N.; Sala, G.; Greiner, J.; Feng, Y.; Yao, Y.
Part 4.
Winds and Outflows
Theory of Winds in AGNs 267 Proga, D.
AGN Outflows: Observations and Their Interpretation 277 Chelouche, D.
High-velocity Outflows in Quasars 287 Rodriguez Hidalgo, P.; Hamann, F.; Nestor, D.; Shields, J.
Probing Quasar Outflows with Intrinsic Narrow Absorption Lines 291 Misawa, T.; Eracleous, M.; Charlton, J.C.; Ganguly, R.; Tytler, D.; Kirkman, D.; Suzuki, N.; Lubin, D.
Intrinsic Narrow Civ Absorbers: Velocity Distribution and Clustering 295 Nestor, D.B.; Hamann, F.; Rodriguez Hidalgo, P.
Quasar Intrinsic Absorption in the HST Archive 297 Ganguly, R.; Misawa, T.; Lynch, R.; Charlton, J.C.; Eracleous, M.; Hawthorn, M.J.; Grier, C.
Properties of Absorbers in Quasars at High Redshift: Towards an Understanding of the Near-Quasar Host Environment 299 Simon, L.E.; Hamann, F.W.; Pettini, M.
Time-evolving Photoionization: The Thin and Compact X-ray Wind of NGC 4051 301 Nicastro, F.; Elvis, M.; Brickhouse, N.; Krongold, Y.; Binette, L.; Mathur, S.
Stratified Quasar Winds: Integrating X-ray and Infrared Views of Broad Absorption-line Quasars 305 Gallagher, S.C.; Everett, J.E.
Busting Myths about BAL Quasars 315 Brotherton, M.S.
Mass Outflows from Seyfert Galaxies as Seen in Emission and Absorption 319 Crenshaw, D.M.; Kraemer, S.B.
A Decelerating Wind Observed in Mrk 478 329 Yuan, Q.; Brotherton, M.S.; Green, R.F.; Ganguly, R.; Shang, Z.; Kriss, G.A.
Metal-enriched Outflows and Dusty Starburst in the Type II Quasar Q 1321+058 331 Wang, T.-G.; Zhou, H.; Lu, H.; Yuan, W.; Shan, H.; Dong, X.
Polarization of Quasars: Rotated and Funnel-shaped Outflow 335 Wang, H.-Y.; Wang, T.-G.; Wang, J.-X.
Balmer Absorption Lines in FeLoBALs 337 Aoki, K.; Iwata, I.; Ohta, K.; Tamura, N.; Ando, M.; Akiyama, M.; Kiuchi, G.; Nakanishi, K.
He-like Triplets as X-ray Plasma Diagnostics in AGN 339 Goncalves, A.C.
Relativistic Inflow in the Seyfert 1 Mrk 335 Revealed through X-ray Absorption 341 Longinotti, A.L.; Sim, S.; Nandra, K.; Cappi, M.; O'Neill, P.
Fast Neutral Outflows in Nearby Radio Galaxies: A Major Source of Feedback 343 Morganti, R.; Tadhunter, C.; Oosterloo, T.; Holt, J.; Emonts, B.
Emission-line Outflows — the Evidence for AGN-induced Feedback 347 Holt, J.; Tadhunter, C.N.; Morganti, R.
Part 5.
Broad-line Region
Emission-line versus Continuum Correlations in Active Galactic Nuclei 355 Shields, J.C.
Photoionization Models of the Broad-line Region 365 Leighly, K.M.; Casebeer, D.
BLR: Non-radiative Heating in Strong Fe II Emitters 376 Joly, M.; Veron-Cetty, M.; Veron, P.
Refining the Radius–Luminosity Relationship for Active Galactic Nuclei 380 Bentz, M.C.; Denney, K.D.; Peterson, B.M.; Pogge, R.W.
What Can We Learn from the Smallest AGN? 384 Laor, A.
Long-term Profile Variability in Double-peaked Emission-line AGN 395 Lewis, K.T.; Eracleous, M.; Halpern, J.P.; Storchi-Bergmann, T.
The Spectral Energy Distributions of AGN with Double-peaked Balmer Lines 399 Strateva, I.; Brandt, W.N.; Eracleous, M.; Garmire, G.; Komossa, S.
Interpreting the Variability of Double-peaked Emission Lines Using Accretion Disk Structure 403 Flohic, H.M.L.G.; Eracleous, M.
Physical Properties of the Broad-line Region 405 Ilic, D.; La Mura, G.; Popovic, L.C.; Shapovalova, A.I.; Ciroi, S.; Chavushyan, V.H.; Rafanelli, P.; Burenkov, A.N.; Marcado, A.
Resolving the BLR in NGC 3783 407 Lira, P.; Kishimoto, M.; Robinson, A.; Young, S.; Axon, D.; Elvis, M.; Lawrence, A.; Peterson, B.
Analysis of the Broad Emission Lines in Fairall 9 409 Nazarova, L.S.; O'Brien, P.T.; Bochkarev, N.G.
Investigation of the Innermost Part of Active Galactic Nuclei by Gravitational Microlensing 411 Popovic, L.C.; Jovanovic, P.; Petrovic, T.
Part 6.
Unification Issues and the AGN Torus 415 Elitzur, M.
Spectropolarimetry Surveys of Obscured AGNs 425 Moran, E.C.
Different Angles on Active Galaxies: Where are We with Regard to Unification? 435 Shastri, P.
Mid-infrared Interferometric Observations of AGNs 439 Jaffe, W.; Raban, D.; Roettgering, H.; Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K.
Arp 102B: An ADAF and a Torus? 443 Chary, R.-R.
X-ray Absorption in Active Galactic Nuclei 447 Maiolino, R.; Risaliti, G.
X-ray Observations of NGC 1365: Time-resolved Eclipse of the X-ray Source 458 Risaliti, G.
Reverberation Measurements of the Inner Radius of the Dust Torus in Nearby Seyfert 1 Galaxies 462 Suganuma, M.; Kobayashi, Y.; Yoshii, Y.; Minezaki, T.; Tomita, H.; Aoki, T.; Enya, K.; Koshida, S.; Peterson, B.A.
“Warm Absorbers” and “Warm Mirrors”: One and the Same Gas? 467 Guainazzi, M.; Bianchi, S.
On the Fraction of X-ray Obscured Quasars 471 Wang, J.; Jiang, P.; Zheng, Z.; Wang, T.
Spitzer Observations of Powerful Radio Sources 475 Cleary, K.; Lawrence, C.R.; Marshall, J.A.; Hao, L.; Meier, D.
The Radio Properties of Type 2 Quasars 479 Lal, D.V.; Ho, L.C.
Spitzer/IRS Observations of Seyfert 1.8 and 1.9 Galaxies: A View through the Torus Atmosphere? 483 Deo, R.P.; Crenshaw, D.M.; Kraemer, S.B.
Modeling the Polarization of Dusty Scattering Cones in Active Galactic Nuclei 485 Goosmann, R.W.; Gaskell, C.M.; Shoji, M.
3D Radiative Transfer Modeling of Clumpy Dust Tori Around AGN 487 Hoenig, S.F.; Beckert, T.; Ohnaka, K.; Weigelt, G.
On the Infrared Properties of Dusty Torus 489 Videla, L.; Lira, P.; Alonso-Herrero, A.; Alexander, D.M.; Ward, M.
Obscuration of AGNs by Circumnuclear Starbursts 491 Watabe, Y.; Umemura, M.
NGC 1097 at High Spatial Resolution in the Mid-infrared 493 Mason, R.E.; Levenson, N.A.; Packham, C.; Elitzur, M.; Radomski, J.; Petric, A.; Wright, G.
Mid-infrared Observations of NGC 1068 with VLT/VISIR 495 Poncelet, A.; Doucet, C.; Perrin, G.; Sol, H.; Lagage, P.O.
Mid-IR-selected Quasars in the Spitzer First Look Survey 497 Petric, A.O.; Lacy, M.; Storrie-Lombardi, L.J.; Sajina, A.; Armus, L.; Canalizo, G.; Ridgway, S.
Unification of 3CR Radio Galaxies and Quasars 499 Schulz, B.; Siebenmorgen, R.; Haas, M.; Kruegel, E.; Chini, R.
Silicate Emission in AGN: Emission from the Torus or (and) Extended Emission? 501 Schweitzer, M.; Lutz, D.; Sturm, E.; Genzel, R.; Veilleux, S.; Rupke, D.; Kim, D.-C.; Baker, A.J.; Groves, B.; Tomono, D.; Netzer, H.; Sternberg, A.
Detection of Warm Molecular Clouds toward the Obscured AGN IRAS 08572+3915 505 Shirahata, M.; Nakagawa, T.; Goto, M.; Usuda, T.; Suto, H.; Geballe, T.R.
Nuclear Obscuration in Seyfert 2 Galaxies with and without Polarized Broad Emission Lines 507 Shu, X.W.; Wang, J.X.; Jang, P.; Fan, L.L.; Wang, T.-G.
Part 7.
Narrow-line Region
The Narrow-line Region: Current Models and Future Questions 511 Groves, B.
Properties of the Narrow-line Region in Seyfert Galaxies 521 Bennert, N.; Jungwiert, B.; Komossa, S.; Haas, M.; Chini, R.
Uncovering the Active Galactic Nuclei in Low-ionization Nuclear Emission-line Regions with Spitzer 525 Rupke, D.; Veilleux, S.; Kim, D.-C.; Sturm, E.; Contursi, A.; Lutz, D.; Netzer, H.; Sternberg, A.; Maoz, D.
Systematic Study of a Large Sample of NLS1 Galaxies from SDSS: First Results 529 Yuan, W.; Zhou, H.; Wang, T.; Dong, X.; Lu, H.; Wang, J.; Lu, Y.; Fan, L.; Dou, L.
The Large-scale Structure of LINERs and Seyferts and Implications for Their Central Engines 533 Constantin, A.; Vogeley, M.S.
The Clustering of Narrow-line AGN in the Local Universe 537 Li, C.; Kauffmann, G.; Wang, L.; White, S.D.M.; Heckman, T.M.; Jing, Y.P.
The X-ray Nature of the LINER Nuclear Sources 542 Marquez, I.; Gonzalez-Martin, O.; Masegosa, J.; Guerrero, M.A.; Dultzin-Hacyan, D.
VIMOS Spectroscopy of Extended Emission-line Regions 546 Inskip, K.J.; Villar-Martin, M.; Tadhunter, C.; Morganti, R.; Holt, J.; Dicken, D.
Integral Field Spectroscopy of Extended Emission-line Regions around QSOs 550 Fu, H.; Stockton, A.
Emitting Gas Regions in Mrk 493: An Extensive Fe II Line Emission Region 552 Popovic, L.C.; Smirnova, A.; Ilic, D.; Moiseev, A.; Kovacevic, J.; Afanasiev, V.
Investigation of Forbidden Line Variability in Seyfert Galaxy Nuclei at Crimean Observatory 554 Pronik, I.I.
Probing the NLR in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies 557 Xu, D.; Komossa, S.; Zhou, H.; Wang, T.; Wei, J.
Part 8.
Dust Grains
Dust in Active Galactic Nuclei 561 Li, A.
The Distribution of Silicate Strength of AGNs and ULIRGs 574 Hao, L.; Weedman, D.W.; Spoon, H.W.W.; Marshall, J.A.; Levenson, N.A.; Elitzur, M.; Houck, J.R.
Mid-infrared Spectra of Radio Galaxies and Quasars 578 Ogle, P.M.; Antonucci, R.R.J.; Whysong, D.
The Far-UV Break in Quasar Energy Distributions: Dust? 582 Binette, L.; Krongold, Y.; Haro-Corzo, S.; Andersen, A.
Extinction Curves in AGN 586 Czerny, B.
The Origin of Wavelength-dependent Continuum Delays in AGNs — A New Model 596 Gaskell, C.M.
The Spectral Energy Distribution of the Central Parsecs Region of Galaxies 600 Prieto, M.A.; Reunanen, J.; Beckert, Th.; Tristram, K.; Neumayer, N.; Fernandez, J.A.; Acosta, J.
UV to Mid-IR SEDs of Low-redshift Quasars 604 Shang, Z.; Brotherton, M.; Dale, D.A.; Hines, D.
Nuclear Starbursts in the Dusty Tori of Seyfert 1 and 2 Galaxies 608 Imanishi, M.
Luminous Buried AGNs in the Local Universe 612 Imanishi, M.
Millimeter Interferometric Observations of Nearby Luminous Infrared Galaxies 614 Imanishi, M.
Part 9.
Stellar Processes
Stellar Processes near AGN 619 Nayakshin, S.
Observations of Stellar Processes in Active Galaxies 629 Levenson, N.A.
Eddington-limited Starbursts in the Central 10 pc of AGN, and the Torus in NGC1068 639 Davies, R.; Genzel, R.; Tacconi, L.; Mueller Sanchez, F.; Sternberg, A.
The Stellar Populations of Seyfert 2 Nuclei 643 Sarzi, M.; Shields, J.C.; Pogge, R.W.; Martini, P.
Compact Starburst in the Central Regions of Seyfert Galaxies 647 Kohno, K.; Nakanishi, K.; Imanishi, M.
Distribution and Kinematics of Molecular Gas in Perseus A 651 Ao, Y.-P.; Lim, J.; Trung, D.-V.
Quasar Metal Abundances and Host Galaxy Evolution 653 Hamann, F.; Warner, C.; Dietrich, M.; Ferland, G.
Metallicity Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei 663 Nagao, T.; Maiolino, R.; Marconi, A.
Cosmological Evolution of the Duty Cycle of Quasars 667 Chen, Y.-M.; Wang, J.-M.; Zhang, F.
Star Formation-dominated Eigenvector 1 as a Clock of AGN 671 Wang, J.; Wei, J.Y.; He, X.T.
The Possible Relation between Star Formation Rate and Accretion Rate in Different Types of AGNs 673 Wu, Q.; Cao, X.
Stellar Contributions in Type II AGN Spectra from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey 675 Bian, W.-H.
Is the Quasar HE 0450−2958 Really Naked? 677 Kim, M.; Ho, L.C.; Peng, C.Y.; Im, M.
Host Galaxies of Hard X-ray Selected Type 2 Active Galactic Nuclei at Intermediate Redshifts 679 Kiuchi, G.; Ohta, K.; Akiyama, M.; Aoki, K.; Ueda, Y.
Coevolution of Supermassive Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies 682 Kotilainen, J.K.; Falomo, R.; Labita, M.; Scarpa, R.; Treves, A.
The Dependence of Some Metallicity Calibrations of Strong-line Ratios on Nitrogen Enrichment History 684 Lian, Y.C.; Yin, S.Y.
A Study on the Revised R23 − P Method for Metallicity Estimates Based on ∼20,000 SDSS Galaxies 686 Yin, S.Y.; Liang, Y.C.; Zhang, B.
Results from the Search for Tidal Disruption Flares in the GALEX Deep Imaging Survey 688 Gezari, S.
On the Nature of the Flares from Three Candidate Tidal Disruption Events 692 Lu, Y.; Zheng, Z.; Zhang, S.N.; Huang, Y.F.
Part 10.
Surveys and Future Missions
AGN Research with Future Interferometric Arrays 697 Quirrenbach, A.
AGN Science with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 707 Green, R.F.; Brandt, W.N.; Vanden Berk, D.E.; Schneider, D.P.; Osmer, P.S.
AGN Variability Surveys: DASCH from BATSS to EXIST 711 Grindlay, J.E.
The Next-generation Space VLBI Project: VSOP-2 715 Inoue, M.; Murata, Y.; the Next-generation Space VLBI Working G
First Observations with the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) 717 Romero-Colmenero, E.; Buckley, D.; Kniazev, A.; Vaisanen, P.; Loaring, N.; Still, M.; Hashimoto, Y.; Potter, S.; O'Donoghue, D.; Nordsieck, K.; Burgh, E.; Williams, T.; Sanchez, R.; Rangwala, N.
Radio-loud Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies 719 Komossa, S.
An X-ray and Optical AGN Survey in SA 57 722 Trevese, D.; Vagnetti, F.; Zitelli, V.; Puccetti, S.; Boutsia, K.; Fiore, F.; Bershady, M.
The Realm of the First Quasars in the Universe: The X-ray View 724 Vignali, C.; Brandt, W.N.; Shemmer, O.; Steffen, A.; Schneider, D.P.; Kaspi, S.
A Multiwavelength Study of AGN with COSMOS: Do Low-Eddington Ratio Type 1 AGN Exist? 726 Trump, J.R.; Impey, C.D.; Gabor, J.M.; McCarthy, P.J.; Elvis, M.; Huchra, J.; Brusa, M.; Hasinger, G.; Schinnerer, E.; Scoville, N.
High-redshift Obscured Quasars 728 Martinez-Sansigre, A.; Rawlings, S.
Effect of Eddington Bias on the Calculation of Hard X-ray Luminosity Function 732 Zhang, W.-M.; Zhang, S.N.
Preselect Quasar Candidates by Automated Methods 734 Zhang, Y.; Zhao, Y.
Search For Optical Variability of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies from SDSS SN Survey Data 736 Ai, Y.-L.; Yuan, W.-M.; Zhou, H.-Y.; Dong, X.-B.
Radio and Optical Properties of the Faint Radio Population 738 Gregorini, L.; Prandoni, I.; Mignano, A.; Parma, P.; de Ruiter, H.R.; Wieringa, M.H.; Vettolani, G.; Ekers, R.D.
BL Lac Objects in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey 741 Gupta, A.C.; Yuan, W.; Dong, X.; Ji, T.; Zhou, H.-Y.; Bai, J.M.
Intra-day Variability Observations at 5 GHz with the Urumqi 25-meter Radio Telescope 743 Song, H.-G.; Liu, X.
Activation of Quiescent Black Holes in AGN? 745 Jimenez Bailon, E.; Loiseau, N.; Guainazzi, M.; Matt, G.; Rosa-Gonzalez, D.; Piconcelli, E.; Santos Lleo M.
A Radio, Millimeter and IR Study of z ≈ 2 Luminous QSOs 747 Petric, A.O.; Carilli, C.L.; Mason, R.E.; Bertoldi, F.; Beelen, A.; Cox, P.; Omont, A.; Helfand, D.
The Early X-ray Afterglows of Optical Transient and Dark GRBs 749 Lin, Y.-Q.
The Properties of Unobscured AGN Observed by XMM-Newton 751 Bianchi, S.; Guainazzi, M.; Matt, G.; Bonilla, N.F.
Part 11.
Conference Summary 755 Netzer, H.; Shields, J.C.
Back Matter   
Volume 373 Back Matter 767 Ho, L.C.; Wang, J.-M.