State transitions in black hole Xray binaries are likely caused by gas evaporation from a thin accretion disk into a hot corona. We present a heightintegrated version of this process, which is suitable for analytical and numerical studies. With radius
We present a toy model for the thermal optical/UV/Xray emission from tidal disruption events (TDEs). Motivated by recent hydrodynamical simulations, we assume that the debris streams promptly and rapidly circularize (on the orbital period of the most tightly bound debris), generating a hot quasispherical pressuresupported envelope of radius
 Publication Date:
 NSFPAR ID:
 10371935
 Journal Name:
 The Astrophysical Journal Letters
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 937
 Issue:
 1
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 Article No. L12
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 20418205
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 DOI PREFIX: 10.3847
 Sponsoring Org:
 National Science Foundation
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