Volume 549, January 2013
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|Published online||15 January 2013|
Retrograde wind accretion – an alternative mechanism for long spin periods of SFXTs (Corrigendum)
Institute of Astronomy, National Tsing Hua University,
2 Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, 30013 Hsinchu, Taiwan
Key words: accretion, accretion disks / stars: neutron / X-rays: binaries / errata, addenda
For the paper by Wang & Chang (2012), we have made the following two corrections.
The last sentence in the first paragraph of the introduction iscorrected to “The quiescent state is characterized by lowluminosity in the range of ~1031−1033 erg s-1 (e.g. Bozzo et al. 2008; González-Riestra et al. 2004; in ’t Zand 2005; Leyder et al. 2007), with the exception of IGR 16479–4514 of ~1034 erg s-1 (Sguera V. et al., 2008)”.
We could not find any original source for the spin period 2.14 s of IGR J16479–4514 listed on the web page cited in the paper. The discussion about IGR J16479–4514 in the third part of the paper is therefore unjustified. This, however, does not affect the conclusions in the paper.
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