Exploring simulated early star formation in the context of the ultrafaint dwarf galaxies

@article{Corlies2018ExploringSE,
  title={Exploring simulated early star formation in the context of the ultrafaint dwarf galaxies},
  author={Lauren Corlies and Kathryn V. Johnston and John H. Wise},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={475},
  pages={4868-4880}
}
Ultrafaint dwarf galaxies (UFDs) are typically assumed to have simple, stellar populations with star formation ending at reionization. Yet as the observations of these galaxies continue to improve, their star formation histories (SFHs) are revealed to be more complicated than previously thought. In this paper, we study how star formation, chemical enrichment, and mixing proceed in small, dark matter halos at early times using a high-resolution, cosmological, hydrodynamical simulation. The goals… 

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