The physics governing the upper truncation mass of the globular cluster mass function

@article{Hughes2021ThePG,
  title={The physics governing the upper truncation mass of the globular cluster mass function},
  author={Meghan E Hughes and Joel L Pfeffer and Nate Bastian and Marie Martig and J. M. Diederik Kruijssen and Robert A. Crain and Marta Reina-Campos and Sebastian Trujillo-Gomez},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2021}
}
The mass function of globular cluster (GC) populations is a fundamental observable that encodes the physical conditions under which these massive stellar clusters formed and evolved. The high-mass end of star cluster mass functions are commonly described using a Schechter function, with an exponential truncation mass Mc, *. For the GC mass functions in the Virgo galaxy cluster, this truncation mass increases with galaxy mass (M*). In this paper we fit Schechter mass functions to the GCs in… 

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