The impact of baryonic physics on the structure of dark matter haloes: 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. (2015)
  • Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society
  • Related 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