9780521192545

AGN Feedback in Galaxy Formation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521192545

  • ISBN10:

    0521192544

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-11-29
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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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.

Table of Contents

AGNs, Starbursts and Galaxy Evolution
The effect of mass and star-formation timescale on galaxy evolution
Suppressing cluster cooling flows by multiple AGN activity
Starbursts and AGN activity in Spitzer-selected sources at high-z
Star formation in galaxies hosting active galactic nuclei up to z
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