Radiation—hydrodynamical collapse of pre-galactic clouds in the ultraviolet background

@article{Kitayama2000RadiationhydrodynamicalCO,
  title={Radiation—hydrodynamical collapse of pre-galactic clouds in the ultraviolet background},
  author={Tetsu Kitayama and Yukiko Tajiri and Masayuki Umemura and Hajime Susa and Satoru Ikeuchi},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={315}
}
To explain the effects of the ultraviolet (UV) background radiation on the collapse of pre-galactic clouds, we implement a radiation–hydrodynamical calculation, combining one-dimensional spherical hydrodynamics with an accurate treatment of the radiative transfer of ionizing photons. Both absorption and scattering of UV photons are explicitly taken into account. It turns out that a gas cloud contracting within the dark matter potential does not settle into hydrostatic equilibrium, but undergoes… 

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