A model for cosmological simulations of galaxy formation physics

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Vogelsberger, M.; Genel, S.; Sijacki, D.; Torrey, P.; Springel, V.; Hernquist, L.;
  • Journal: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (issn: 0035-8711)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stt1789
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We present a new comprehensive model of the physics of galaxy formation designed for large-scale hydrodynamical simulations of structure formation using the moving mesh code AREPO. Our model includes primordial and metal line cooling with self-shielding corrections, ste... View more
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