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“School of Astronomy”

Paper   IPM / Astronomy / 15666
   School of Astronomy
  Title: Feedback by supermassive black holes in galaxy evolution: impacts of accretion and outflows on the star formation rate
  Author(s):
1 . Mojtaba . Raouf
2 . Joseph . Silk
3 . Stanislav . S. Shabala
4 . Gary . A. Mamon
5 . Darren . J. Croton
6 . Habib . G. Khosroshahi
7 . Ricarda . S. Beckmann
  Status: Published
  Journal: MNRAS
  Vol.: 486
  Year: 2019
  Supported by:           ipm IPM
  Abstract:
We describe a physical model of the outflows produced as a result of gas accretion onto a black hole, and the resultant changes to star formation rates and efficiencies in galaxies, using the Radio-SAGE semi-analytic galaxy formation model. We show that the ratio of outflow rate to SFR of galaxies is mainly driven by black hole mass and virial halo mass, and show that the SFR is higher than the outflow rate at low black hole masses. The model consistently reproduces the observed evolution of star formation rate density from z = 6 to z = 0, as well as the trend of the stellar mass - halo mass relations. We show the characteristic growth of massive galaxies influenced by AGN feedback at different redshifts. We find feedback to be prevalent in the most massive galaxy halos, inhibiting the cooling catastrophe.

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