The Origin of Double-peaked Narrow Lines in Active Galactic Nuclei. IV. Association with Galaxy Mergers

@article{Comerford2018TheOO,
  title={The Origin of Double-peaked Narrow Lines in Active Galactic Nuclei. IV. Association with Galaxy Mergers},
  author={Julia M. Comerford and Rebecca Nevin and Aaron Stemo and Francisco M{\"u}ller-S{\'a}nchez and R. Scott Barrows and Michael C. Cooper and Jeffrey A. Newman},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={867}
}
Double-peaked narrow emission lines in active galactic nucleus (AGN) spectra can be produced by AGN outflows, rotation, or dual AGNs, which are AGN pairs in ongoing galaxy mergers. Consequently, double-peaked narrow AGN emission lines are useful tracers of the coevolution of galaxies and their supermassive black holes, as driven by AGN feedback and AGN fueling. We investigate this concept further with follow-up optical longslit observations of a sample of 95 Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS… 

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