The physical origins and dominant emission mechanisms of Lyman alpha haloes: results from the TNG50 simulation in comparison to MUSE observations

@article{Byrohl2021ThePO,
  title={The physical origins and dominant emission mechanisms of Lyman alpha haloes: results from the TNG50 simulation in comparison to MUSE observations},
  author={Chris Byrohl and Dylan Nelson and Christopher Behrens and I. P. Kostyuk and Martin Glatzle and Annalisa Pillepich and Lars Hernquist and Federico Marinacci and Mark Vogelsberger},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2021}
}
Extended Lyman alpha emission is now commonly detected around high-redshift galaxies through stacking and even on individual basis. Despite recent observational advances, the physical origin of these Lyman alpha haloes (LAHs), as well as their relationships to galaxies, quasars, circumgalactic gas, and other environmental factors remains unclear. We present results from our new Lyman alpha full radiative transfer code voroiltis which runs directly on the unstructured Voronoi tessellation of… 
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