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1999MNRAS.305..654K - Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 305, 654-660 (1999/May-3)

The evolution of black hole mass and angular momentum.

KING A.R. and KOLB U.

Abstract (from CDS):

We show that neither accretion nor angular momentum extraction is likely to lead to significant changes in the mass M1 or angular momentum parameter a* of a black hole in a binary system with realistic parameters. Current values of M1 and a* therefore probably reflect those at formation. We show further that sufficiently energetic jet ejection powered by the rotational energy of a black hole can stabilize mass transfer in systems with large adverse mass ratios, and even reduce the mass transfer rate to the point where the binary becomes transient.

Abstract Copyright: 1999 RAS

Journal keyword(s): black hole physics - binaries: close - stars: individual: GRO J1655-40 - stars: individual: GRS 1915+105 - stars: individual: SS433 - X-rays: stars

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