The galaxy population in cold and warm dark matter cosmologies.

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Wang, Lan; Gonzalez-Perez, Violeta; Xie, Lizhi; Cooper, Andrew P.; Frenk, Carlos S.; Gao, Liang; Hellwing, Wojciech A.; Helly, John; Lovell, Mark R.; Jiang, Lilian;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: volume 468, pages 4,579-4,591issn: 0035-8711
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stx788
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | astro-ph.GA | STFC | ST/K00087X/1 | Cosmology and Gravitation | ST/K00042X/1 | ST/H008519/1 | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics | /dk/atira/pure/core/subjects/cosmology | astro-ph.CO | RCUK | ST/K003267/1
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics

We use a pair of high resolution N-body simulations implementing two dark matter models, namely the standard cold dark matter (CDM) cosmogony and a warm dark matter (WDM) alternative where the dark matter particle is a 1.5keV thermal relic. We combine these simulations ... View more