High-resolution Simulations of the Reionization of an Isolated Milky Way-M31 Galaxy Pair

  title={High-resolution Simulations of the Reionization of an Isolated Milky Way-M31 Galaxy Pair},
  author={Pierre Ocvirk and Dominique Aubert and Jonathan Chardin and Alexander Knebe and Noam I. Libeskind and Stefan Gottlober and Gustavo Yepes and Yehuda Hoffman},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present the results of a set of numerical simulations aimed at studying reionization at the galactic scale. We use a high-resolution realization of the formation of the Milky Way (MW)-M31 system to simulate the reionization of the Local Group. The reionization calculation was performed with the post-processing radiative transfer code ATON and the underlying cosmological simulation was performed as part of the CLUES project (http://www.clues-project.org). We vary the source models to bracket… 

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