Recovering cores and cusps in dark matter haloes using mock velocity field observations

@article{Naray2010RecoveringCA,
  title={Recovering cores and cusps in dark matter haloes using mock velocity field observations},
  author={Rachel Kuzio de Naray and Tobias Kaufmann},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={414},
  pages={3617-3626}
}
We present mock DensePak Integral Field Unit (IFU) velocity fields, rotation curves, and halo fits for disc galaxies formed in spherical and triaxial cuspy dark matter haloes, and spherical cored dark matter haloes. The simulated galaxies are “observed” under a variety of realistic conditions to determine how well the underlying dark matter halo can be recovered and to test the hypothesis that cuspy haloes can be mistaken for cored haloes. We find that the appearance of the velocity field is… 
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