The cosmic evolution of oxygen and nitrogen abundances in star-forming galaxies over the past 10 Gyr

@article{PrezMontero2013TheCE,
  title={The cosmic evolution of oxygen and nitrogen abundances in star-forming galaxies over the past 10 Gyr},
  author={E. P{\'e}rez-Montero and Thierry Contini and Fabrice Lamareille and Christian Maier and C. M. Carollo and Jean-Paul Kneib and Olivier Le F{\`e}vre and Simon J. Lilly and V. Mainieiri and Alvio Renzini and Marco Scodeggio and Giovanni Zamorani and Sandro Bardelli and Micol Bolzonella and A. Bongiorno and Karina I. Caputi and Olga Cucciati and Sylvain de la Torre and Loic de Ravel and Paolo Franzetti and Bianca Garilli and Angela Iovino and P. Kampczyk and Christian Knobel and Katarina Kova{\vc} and J. F. Le Borgne and Vincent Le Brun and Marco Mignoli and Roser Pell{\'o} and Y. Peng and Valentina Presotto and Elena Ricciardelli and John D. Silverman and M. Tanaka and Lidia A. M. Tasca and Laurence Tresse and D. Vergani and Elena Zucca},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2013},
  volume={549},
  pages={1-14}
}
Aims. The chemical evolution of galaxies on a cosmological timescale is still a matter of debate despite the increasing number of available data provided by spectroscopic surveys of star-forming galaxies at different redshifts. The fundamental relations involving metallicity, such as the mass-metallicity relation (MZR) or the fundamental metallicity relation, give controversial results about the reality of evolution of the chemical content of galaxies at a given stellar mass. In this work we… Expand
The Chemical Evolution of Galaxies
The gas-phase oxygen abundance, i.e. metallicity, of a galaxy is set by the interplay between star formation and gas flows. Metals are dispersed into the interstellar medium by stellar winds andExpand
THE CHEMICAL EVOLUTION OF STAR-FORMING GALAXIES OVER THE LAST 11 BILLION YEARS
We calculate the stellar mass-metallicity relation at five epochs ranging to z {approx} 2.3. We quantify evolution in the shape of the mass-metallicity relation as a function of redshift; theExpand
Evolution of the Mass-Metallicity relations in passive and star-forming galaxies from SPH-cosmological simulations
We present results from SPH-cosmological simulations, including self-consistent modeling of supernova feedback and chemical evolution, of galaxies belonging to two clusters and 12 groups. WeExpand
Understanding chemical evolution in resolved galaxies – I. The local star fraction-metallicity relation
This work studies the relation between gas-phase oxygen abundance and stellar-to-gas fraction in nearby galaxies. We first derive the theoretical prediction, and argue that this relation isExpand
De re metallica: the cosmic chemical evolution of galaxies
The evolution of the content of heavy elements in galaxies, the relative chemical abundances, their spatial distribution, and how these scale with various galactic properties, provide uniqueExpand
Large-scale environmental dependence of the abundance ratio of nitrogen to oxygen in blue, star-forming galaxies fainter than L*
We examine how the cosmic environment affects the chemical evolution of galaxies in the Universe by comparing the N/O ratio of dwarf galaxies in voids with dwarf galaxies in more dense regions.Expand
The stellar population of metal-poor galaxies at z ≈ 0.8 and the evolution of the mass–metallicity relation
  • Andrew Weldon, C. Ly, Michael Cooper
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • 2019
We present results from deep Spitzer/Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) observations of 28 metal-poor, strongly star-forming galaxies selected from the DEEP2 Galaxy Survey. By modelling infrared andExpand
Chemical abundances in the nuclear region of nearby galaxies from the Palomar Survey
We estimate chemical abundances and ionization parameters in the nuclear region of a sample of 143 galaxies from the Palomar Spectroscopic Survey, composed by Star-Forming Galaxies (87), Seyferts 2Expand
The chemical case for no winds in dwarf irregular galaxies
We argue that isolated gas-rich dwarf galaxies -- in particular, dwarf irregular (dIrr) galaxies -- do not necessarily undergo significant gas loss. Our aim is to investigate whether the observedExpand
A systematic metallicity study of DustPedia galaxies reveals evolution in the dust-to-metal ratios
Observations of evolution in the dust-to-metal ratio allow us to constrain the dominant dust processing mechanisms. In this work, we present a study of the dust-to-metal and dust-to-gas ratios in aExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 86 REFERENCES
The Redshift Evolution of Oxygen and Nitrogen Abundances in Emission-Line SDSS Galaxies
The oxygen and nitrogen abundance evolutions with redshift and galaxy stellar mass in emission-line galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) are investigated. This is the first such studyExpand
Chemical abundances in a UV-selected sample of galaxies
We discuss the chemical properties of a sample of UV-selected intermediate-redshift (0≲z≲0.4) galaxies in the context of their physical nature and star-formation history. This work represents anExpand
On the Oxygen and Nitrogen Chemical Abundances and the Evolution of the
We have investigated the oxygen and nitrogen chemical abundances in extremely compact star-forming galaxies (SFGs) with redshifts between {approx}0.11 and 0.35, popularly referred to as 'green peas'.Expand
Evolution of the Stellar Mass-Metallicity Relation Since z=0.75
We measure the gas-phase oxygen abundances of ~3000 star-forming galaxies at z=0.05-0.75 using optical spectrophotometry from the AGN and Galaxy Evolution Survey (AGES), a spectroscopic survey ofExpand
The relation between metallicity, stellar mass and star formation in galaxies: an analysis of observational and model data
We study relations between stellar mass, star formation and gas-phase metallicity in a sample of 177,071 unique emission line galaxies from the SDSS-DR7, as well as in a sample of 43,767 star formingExpand
The metallicity-luminosity relation at medium redshift based on faint CADIS emission line galaxies
The emission line survey within the Calar Alto Deep Imaging Survey (CADIS) detects galaxies with very low continuum brightness by using an imaging Fabry-Perot interferometer. With spectroscopicExpand
The Origin and Evolution of the Mass-Metallicity Relationship for Galaxies: Results from Cosmological N-Body Simulations
We examine the origin and evolution of the mass-metallicity relationship (MZR, M*-Z) for galaxies using high-resolution cosmological smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) + N-body simulations thatExpand
Oxygen Gas Abundances at z~1.4: Implications for the Chemical Evolution History of Galaxies*
The 1 < z < 2 redshift window hosts the peak of the star formation and metal production rates. Studies of the metal content of the star-forming galaxies at these epochs are, however, sparse. WeExpand
Metallicities and Physical Conditions in Star-forming Galaxies at z ~ 1.0-1.5
We present a study of the mass-metallicity (M-Z) relation and H II region physical conditions in a sample of 20 star-forming galaxies at 1.0 < z < 1.5 drawn from the DEEP2 Galaxy Redshift Survey. WeExpand
AMAZE - I. The evolution of the mass–metallicity relation at z $>$ 3
We present initial results of an ESO-VLT large programme (AMAZE) aimed at determining the evolution of the mass-metallicity relation at z > 3 by means of deep near-IR spectroscopy. Gas metallicitiesExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...