Title

Neutrino-dominated Accretion Flows as the Central Engine of Gamma-ray Bursts

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1-2017

Publication Title

New Astronomy Review

Volume

79

First page number:

1

Last page number:

25

Abstract

Neutrino-dominated accretion flows (NDAFs) around rotating stellar-mass black holes (BHs) are plausible candidates for the central engines of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). NDAFs are hyperaccretion disks with accretion rates in the range of around 0.001–10... (see full text for full abstract)

Keywords

Accretion, Accretion disks, Black hole physics, Gamma-ray burst: General, Gravitational waves, Neutrinos

Language

eng

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