Equilibration Processes in the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium

@article{Bykov2008EquilibrationPI,
  title={Equilibration Processes in the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium},
  author={Andrei Bykov and Frits B. S. Paerels and Vah{\'e} Petrosian},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={134},
  pages={141-153}
}
The Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium (WHIM) is thought to contribute about 40–50% to the baryonic budget at the present evolution stage of the universe. The observed large scale structure is likely to be due to gravitational growth of density fluctuations in the post-inflation era. The evolving cosmic web is governed by non-linear gravitational growth of the initially weak density fluctuations in the dark energy dominated cosmology. Non-linear structure formation, accretion and merging processes… Expand

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