The Impact of Baryonic Physics on the Structure of Dark Matter Halos: the View from the FIRE Cosmological Simulations

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Chan, T. K.; Kereš, D.; Oñorbe, J.; Hopkins, P. F.; Muratov, A. L.; Faucher-Giguère, C.-A.; Quataert, E.;
  • Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stv2165
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We study the distribution of cold dark matter (CDM) in cosmological simulations from the FIRE (Feedback In Realistic Environments) project, for $M_{\ast}\sim10^{4-11}\,M_{\odot}$ galaxies in $M_{\rm h}\sim10^{9-12}\,M_{\odot}$ halos. FIRE incorporates explicit stellar f... View more