Supermassive black holes in cosmological simulations I: MBH − M⋆ relation and black hole mass function

  title={Supermassive black holes in cosmological simulations I: MBH − M⋆ relation and black hole mass function},
  author={M'elanie Habouzit and Yuan Li and Rachel S Somerville and Shy Genel and Annalisa Pillepich and Marta Volonteri and Romeel A. Dav'e and Yetli Rosas-Guevara and Stuart McAlpine and S{\'e}bastien Peirani and Lars Hernquist and Daniel Angl{\'e}s-Alc{\'a}zar and Amy E. Reines and Richard G. Bower and Yohan Dubois and Dylan Nelson and Christophe Pichon and Mark Vogelsberger},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The past decade has seen significant progress in understanding galaxy formation and evolution using large-scale cosmological simulations. While these simulations produce galaxies in overall good agreement with observations, they employ different sub-grid models for galaxies and supermassive black holes (BHs). We investigate the impact of the sub-grid models on the BH mass properties of the Illustris, TNG100, TNG300, Horizon-AGN, EAGLE, and SIMBA simulations, focusing on the MBH − M⋆ relation… 
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