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AGN feedback in galaxy formation : proceedings of the workshop held in Vulcano, Italy, May 18-22, 2008 / edited by Vincenzi Antonuccio-Delogu, Joseph Silk.

Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 201 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series:
Cambridge contemporary astrophysics.
Cambridge contemporary astrophysics
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Subjects:
Galaxies -- Evolution -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
Galaxies -- Formation -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
Galactic nuclei -- Congresses.
Summary:
"During the past decade, convincing evidence has been accumulated concerning the effect of active galactic nuclei (AGN) activity on the internal and external environment of their host galaxies. Featuring contributions from well-respected researchers in the field, and bringing together work by specialists in both galaxy formation and AGN, this volume addresses a number of key questions about AGN feedback in the context of galaxy formation. The topics covered include downsizing and star-formation time scales in massive elliptical galaxies, the connection between the epochs of supermassive black hole growth and galaxy formation and the question of whether AGN and star formation coexist. Authors also discuss key challenging computational problems, including jet-interstellar/intergalactic medium interactions, and both jet- and merging-induced star formation. Suitable for researchers and graduate students in astrophysics, this volume reflects the engaging and lively discussions taking place in this emerging field of research"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The effect of mass and star-formation timescale on galaxy evolution / C.D. Harrison and M. Colless
Suppressing cluster cooling flows by multiple AGN activity / A. Nusser
Starburst and AGN activity in Spitzer-selected sources at high-z / M. Polletta ... [et al.]
Star formation in galaxies hosting active galactic nuclei up to z~1 / J.D. Silverman, zCOSMOS and XMM-COSMOS
The symbiosis between galaxies and SMBHs / G.L. Granato ... [et al.]
On the origin of halo assembly bias / A. Keselman
AGN, downsizing and galaxy bimodality / M.J. Stringer ... [et al.]
Interaction and gas outflows in radio-loud AGN: disruptive and constructive effects of radio jets / R. Morganti
Young radio sources: evolution and broad-band emission / L. Ostorero ... [et al.]
The duty cycle of radio galaxies and AGN feedback / S. Shabala
Environment or outflows?: new insight into the origin of narrow associated QSO absorbers / V. Wild
Physical models of AGN feedback / V. Antonuccio-Delogu ... [et al.]
Large-scale expansion of AGN outflows in a cosmological volume / P. Barai
Relativistic jets and the inhomogeneous interstellar medium / G.V. Bicknell, J.L. Cooper and R.S. Sutherland
AGN feedback effect on intracluster medium properties from galaxy clusters hydrodynamical simulations / D. Fabjan ... [et al.]
Physics and fate of jet-related emission line regions / M.G.H. Krause and V. Gaibler
Cusp-core dichotomy of ellitpical galaxies: the role of thermal evaporation / C. Nipoti.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Craig M. Merrihue Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Antonuccio-Delogu, V. (Vincenzo), 1960-
Silk, Joseph, 1942-
Craig M. Merrihue Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780521192545 (hardback)
0521192544 (hardback)
OCLC:
639166447
Publisher Number:
99942323580