The connection between inflow and outflow around accreting stellar-mass black holes
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This thesis presents multiwavelength monitoring of the Galactic black hole candidate X-ray binary MAXI J1836-194 during its 2011 outburst. The observations have been used to probe the relationship between the inflow and outflow around this accreting stellar-mass black hole with unprecedented detail, delivering new information on the evolution of the accretion and ejection processes and how they are coupled, providing insight into how accretion-powered jets are launched on all physical scales.
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