Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-16518
Iliev, I T; Pen, U L; McDonald, P; Shapiro, P R; Mellema, G; Alvarez, M A (2009). Reionization: characteristic scales, topology and observability. Astrophysics and Space Science, 320(1-3):39-43.
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Recently the numerical simulations of the process of reionization of the universe at z>6 have made a qualitative leap forward, reaching sufficient sizes and dynamic range to determine the characteristic scales of this process. This allowed making the first realistic predictions for a variety of observational signatures. We discuss recent results from large-scale radiative transfer and structure formation simulations on the observability of high-redshift Ly-α sources. We also briefly discuss the dependence of the characteristic scales and topology of the ionized and neutral patches on the reionization parameters.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Institute for Computational Science|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||530 Physics|
|Deposited On:||10 Mar 2009 10:57|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 23:14|
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