Survey of Extremely High-velocity Outflows in Sloan Digital Sky Survey Quasars

  title={Survey of Extremely High-velocity Outflows in Sloan Digital Sky Survey Quasars},
  author={Paola Rodr{\'i}guez Hidalgo and Abdul Moiz Khatri and Patrick B. Hall and Sean S Haas and C. Quintero and Viraja C. Khatu and Griffin Kowash and Norman W. Murray},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present a survey of extremely high-velocity outflows (EHVOs) in quasars, defined by speeds between 0.1c and 0.2c. This region of parameter space has not been included in previous surveys, but it might present the biggest challenge for theoretical models and it might be a large contributor to feedback due to the outflows’ potentially large kinetic power. Using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, we find 40 quasar spectra with broad EHVO C iv absorption, 10 times more than the number of previously… 

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