Modelling the nebular emission from primeval to present-day star-forming galaxies

  title={Modelling the nebular emission from primeval to present-day star-forming galaxies},
  author={Julia Gutkin and St{\'e}phane Charlot and Gustavo Bruzual},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present a new model of the nebular emission from star-forming galaxies in a wide range of chemical compositions, appropriate to interpret observations of galaxies at all cosmic epochs. The model relies on the combination of state-of-the-art stellar population synthesis and photoionization codes to describe the ensemble of H ii regions and the diffuse gas ionized by young stars in a galaxy. A main feature of this model is the self-consistent yet versatile treatment of element abundances and… 
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