Deep, ultra‐high‐resolution radio imaging of submillimetre galaxies using Very Long Baseline Interferometry

  title={Deep, ultra‐high‐resolution radio imaging of submillimetre galaxies using Very Long Baseline Interferometry},
  author={A D Biggs and Joshua Daniel Younger and R. J. Ivison},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present continent-scale very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) – obtained with the European VLBI Network (EVN) at a wavelength of 18 cm – of six distant, luminous submillimetre-selected galaxies (SMGs). Our images have a synthesized beamwidth of ≈30 mas FWHM – three orders of magnitude smaller in area than the highest resolution Very Large Array (VLA) imaging at this frequency – and are capable of separating radio emission from ultra-compact radio cores (associated with active super… Expand

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