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Simulating reionization: character and observability


Iliev, I T; Shapiro, P R; Mellema, G; Pen, U L; McDonald, P; Bond, J R (2008). Simulating reionization: character and observability. In: O'Shea, B W; Heger, A. First stars III. Santa Fe, New Mexico, 15 - 20 July 2007. Melville NY: American Institut of Physics, 442-444.

Abstract

In recent years there has been considerable progress in our understanding of the nature and properties of the reionization process. In particular, the numerical simulations of this epoch have made a qualitative leap forward, reaching sufficiently large scales to derive the characteristic scales of the reionization process and thus allowing for realistic observational predictions. Our group has recently performed the first such large-scale radiative transfer simulations of reionization, run on top of state-of-the-art simulations of early structure formation. This allowed us to make the first realistic observational predictions about the Epoch of Reionization based on detailed radiative transfer and structure formation simulations. We discuss the basic features of reionization derived from our simulations and some recent results on the observational implications for the high-redshift Ly-alpha sources.

In recent years there has been considerable progress in our understanding of the nature and properties of the reionization process. In particular, the numerical simulations of this epoch have made a qualitative leap forward, reaching sufficiently large scales to derive the characteristic scales of the reionization process and thus allowing for realistic observational predictions. Our group has recently performed the first such large-scale radiative transfer simulations of reionization, run on top of state-of-the-art simulations of early structure formation. This allowed us to make the first realistic observational predictions about the Epoch of Reionization based on detailed radiative transfer and structure formation simulations. We discuss the basic features of reionization derived from our simulations and some recent results on the observational implications for the high-redshift Ly-alpha sources.

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Item Type:Book Section, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute for Computational Science
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Uncontrolled Keywords:intergalactic matter, red shift, cosmology, radiative transfer, galaxies, cosmic background radiation
Language:English
Date:2008
Deposited On:10 Mar 2009 16:14
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 13:06
Publisher:American Institut of Physics
Series Name:AIP conference proceedings
Number:990
ISBN:978-0-7354-0509-7
Publisher DOI:10.1063/1.2905659
Related URLs:http://proceedings.aip.org/proceedings/ (Publisher)
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http://arxiv.org/abs/0708.3846
Permanent URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-16520

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