Primordial Galaxy Formation and IGM Reionization
Author: Ciardi, Benedetta
Source: Astrophysics and Space Science, Volume 281, Numbers 1-2, July 2002 , pp. 515-518(4)
Abstract:In this talk I will present a model for primordial galaxy formation. In particular, I will review the feedback effects that regulate the process: (i) radiative (i.e. ionizing and H2-photodissociating photons) and (ii) stellar (i.e. SN explosions) feedback produced by massive stars. I will also address how the IGM reionization can be influenced by this population of primordial galaxies and describe a Monte Carlo method for the radiative transfer of ionizing photons through the IGM.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2002-07-01