Joint Formation of Supermassive Black Holes and Galaxies

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Haehnelt, Martin G. (2003)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17863/CAM.26840
  • Subject: Astrophysics | astro-ph
    arxiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

The tight correlation between black hole mass and velocity dispersion of galactic bulges is strong evidence that the formation of galaxies and supermassive black holes are closely linked. I review the modeling of the joint formation of galaxies and their central supermassive black holes in the context of the hierarchical structure formation paradigm.
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