X-rays across the galaxy population - II. The distribution of AGN accretion rates as a function of stellar mass and redshift

@article{Aird2017XraysAT,
  title={X-rays across the galaxy population - II. The distribution of AGN accretion rates as a function of stellar mass and redshift},
  author={James Aird and Alison L. Coil and Antonis Georgakakis},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={474},
  pages={1225-1249}
}
We provide measurements of the probability distribution function of specific black hole accretion rates within a sample of galaxies of a given stellar mass and redshift, \(p(\log \lambda_{sBHAR} | M_*,z)\). Measurements are provided for all galaxies, star-forming galaxies and quiescent galaxies. We also provide estimates of the AGN duty cycle, \(f(\lambda_{sBHAR} >0.01)\) i.e. the fraction of galaxies with an AGN above a given limit in specific accretion rate, based on the probability… 
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