# What shapes the far-infrared spectral energy distributions of galaxies?

@article{Safarzadeh2015WhatST,
title={What shapes the far-infrared spectral energy distributions of galaxies?},
author={Mohammadtaher Safarzadeh and Christopher C. Hayward and Henry C. Ferguson and Rachel S Somerville},
journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
year={2015}
}
• Published 31 August 2015
• Physics
• arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies
To explore the connection between the global physical properties of galaxies and their far-infrared (FIR) spectral energy distributions (SEDs), we study the variation in the FIR SEDs of a set of hydrodynamically simulated galaxies that are generated by performing dust radiative transfer in post-processing. Our sample includes both isolated and merging systems at various stages of the merging process and covers infrared (IR) luminosities and dust masses that are representative of both low- and…
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