The spatial distribution of cold gas in hierarchical galaxy formation models

@article{Kim2010TheSD,
  title={The spatial distribution of cold gas in hierarchical galaxy formation models},
  author={Han Seek Kim and Carlton M Baugh and Andrew J. Benson and Shaun Cole and Carlos S. Frenk and Cedric G Lacey and Chris Power and M. Schneider Durham and Caltech and Leicester},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={414},
  pages={2367-2385}
}
The distribution of cold gas in dark matter haloes is driven by key processes in galaxy formation: gas cooling, galaxy mergers, star formation and reheating of gas by supernovae. We compare the predictions of four different galaxy formation models for the spatial distribution of cold gas. We find that satellite galaxies make little contribution to the abundance or clustering strength of cold gas selected samples, and are far less important than they are in optically selected samples. The halo… Expand
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