Limits on Lyman Continuum escape from z=2.2 H-alpha emitting galaxies

  title={Limits on Lyman Continuum escape from z=2.2 H-alpha emitting galaxies},
  author={Andreas Sandberg and Goran Ostlin and Jens Melinder and Arjan Bik and L Guaita},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
The leakage of Lyman continuum photons from star forming galaxies is an elusive parameter. When observed, it provides a wealth of information on star formation in galaxies and the geometry of the interstellar medium, and puts constraints on the role of star forming galaxies in the reionization of the universe. H-alpha-selected galaxies at z~2 trace the highest star formation population at the peak of cosmic star formation history, providing a base for directly measuring Lyman continuum escape… 

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