Reconstructing the distribution of haloes and mock galaxies below the resolution limit in cosmological simulations

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de la Torre, Sylvain; Peacock, John A.;
(2012)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stt1333
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We present a method for populating dark matter simulations with haloes of mass below the resolution limit. It is based on stochastically sampling a field derived from the density field of the halo catalogue, using constraints from the conditional halo mass function n(m|... View more
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