Cold dust and young starbursts: Spectral energy distributions of Herschel SPIRE sources from the HerMES survey

  title={Cold dust and young starbursts: Spectral energy distributions of Herschel SPIRE sources from the HerMES survey},
  author={Michael Rowan-Robinson and Herschel-SPIRE HerMES consortium},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present spectral energy distributions (SEDs) for 68 Herschel sources detected at 5σ at 250, 350 and 500 μm in the HerMES SWIRE-Lockman field. We explore whether existing models for starbursts, quiescent star-forming galaxies and active galactic nucleus dust tori are able to model the full range of SEDs measured with Herschel. We find that while many galaxies (∼56 per cent) are well fitted with the templates used to fit IRAS, Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) and Spitzer sources, for about… Expand
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