Gas, dust, and star formation in the positive AGN feedback candidate 4C 41.17 at z = 3.8

  title={Gas, dust, and star formation in the positive AGN feedback candidate 4C 41.17 at z = 3.8},
  author={N. P. H. Nesvadba and Geoffrey V. Bicknell and Dipanjan Mukherjee and Alexander Y. Wagner},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
We present new, spatially resolved [CI]1-0, [CI]2-1, CO(7-6), and dust continuum observations of 4C 41.17 at $z=3.8$ obtained with the IRAM NOEMA interferometer. This is one of the best-studied radio galaxies in this epoch and is arguably the best candidate of jet-triggered star formation at high redshift currently known in the literature. 4C 41.17 shows a narrow ridge of dust continuum extending over 15 kpc near the radio jet axis. Line emission is found within the galaxy in the region with… 

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