# The effects of non-Gaussian initial conditions on the structure and substructure of cold dark matter halos

@article{AvilaReese2003TheEO, title={The effects of non-Gaussian initial conditions on the structure and substructure of cold dark matter halos}, author={Vladimir Avila-Reese and P.Col'in and G. Piccinelli and Claudio Firmani}, journal={The Astrophysical Journal}, year={2003}, volume={598}, pages={36-48} }

We study the structure and substructure of halos obtained in N-body simulations for a ΛCDM cosmology with non-Gaussian initial conditions. The initial statistics are lognormal in the gravitational potential field with positive (LNp) and negative (LNn) skewness; the sign of the skewness is conserved by the density field, and the power spectrum is the same for all the simulations. Our aim is not to test a given non-Gaussian statistics but to explore the generic effect of positive- and negative…

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