The IGM/Galaxy Connection: The Distribution of Baryons at z=0

The IGM/Galaxy Connection: The Distribution of Baryons at z=0

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ISBN-13: 9789401039789
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/14/2012
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #281
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Baryon Inventory at z = 0.- The Inventory and Distribution of Baryons at Redshift z = 0.- Ia. Galaxies.- Diffuse Baryons in the Universe: Galaxies, Warm Gas, or Cold Lonely Lumps.- The HIPASS Catalogue.- Strong Absorption-Line Systems at Low Redshift: Mg II and Damped Ly?.- CO Luminosity Function and the First Estimate for ?HI+H2.- Effects of Noise on Galaxy Isophotes.- The Contribution of HI-Rich Galaxies to the Damped Ly? Absorber Population at z = 0.- Characteristics of HI -Massive Galaxies.- Ib. The Ly? Forest.- Exploring the Low-Redshift Cosmic Web with O VI Absorption Lines.- The Baryon Content of the Local Ly? Forest.- Galaxies as Fluctuations in the Ionizing Background Radiation at Low Redshift.- Hydrodynamical Simulations of the IGM at High Mach Numbers.- The IGM-Galaxy Connection: The Line of Sight to 3C 273.- High-Resolution Observations of the Lyman-? Forest in the Redshift Interval 0.9 ? z ? 1.9.- A 50 Gpc Hike Through the Ly? Forest.- FUSE and STIS Observations of Intergalactic Absorption Towards PG 1259+593.- Ic. The Hot Phase.- A Chandra and XMM View of the Mass & Metals in Galaxy Groups and Clusters.- Chandra Detection of X-ray Absorption from Local Warm/Hot Gas.- X-ray Observations of the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium.- X-ray IGM in the Local Group.- Id. Evolution with z.- Evolution of HI from z = 5 to the Present.- The Evolution of the Ultraviolet Background.- Strong Mg II Absorption Systems in QSOs from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Early Data Release.- II. The Characterization of Galaxy Halos.- Ly? Absorption Around Nearby Galaxies.- Absorption Signatures of the Gaseous Phases of Galaxies.- MgII/CIV Kinematics vs. Stellar Kinematics in Galaxies.- Highly Ionized High Velocity Gas in the Vicinity of the Milky Way.- H? Emission from HVCs and Ionization Sources in the Galactic Halo.- The Metallicity of High-Velocity Cloud Complex C.- The Multi-Phase Absorption Systems Toward PG 1206+459.- Highly Ionized Gas in High Velocity Clouds — The PG 1259+593 Sight Line through Complex C.- Feeding the IGM through Galaxy Interactions.- The FUSE survey of O VI In and Near the Galaxy.- III. The Relics of Galaxy Formation.- How Do Galaxies Get Their Gas.- Dwarf Sphs/First-Galaxies Connection.- Cosmology on a Mesh.- The PSCz Galaxy Power Spectrum Compared to N-Body Simulations.- IV. Feedback Mechanisms.- Properties of Galactic Winds and Their Impact on the IGM.- The Complicated Life of Elliptical Galaxies.- Galactic Recycling: The HI Ring Around NGC 1533.- SNe Ia and the Formation History of Early-Type Galaxies.- V. Metallicity of the IGM.- A High-Resolution Survey for Low-Redshift CIV Absorbers.- Galactic Chemical Evolution: The Solar Neighborhood.- Recovering Intergalacic Metallicity Using Pixel Optical Depths.- NIR High Resolution Spectroscopy of High-z QSO Absorption Systems with Subaru IRCS.- VI. Cosmic Web.- Line Versus Flux Statistics — Considerations for the Low Redshift Lyman-? Forest.- The Nature and Abundance of Ly? Clouds in Voids.- The Ly? Forest Toward PKS 0405-123.- Ly? Absorber Correlations and the “Bias” of the Ly? Forest.- On the Intergalactic Origin of the z ? 0 Absorber Detected by Chandra and FUSE.- A Comparison Of Virgo Cluster Absorption Along Two Sight Lines.- Skewering the Cosmic Web with Quasars.- An Atlas of Low Redshift Absorption in FUSE Sight Lines.- VII. Spiral-Rich Groups and the Local Group.- A Census of Poor Groups: Hot Gas, Cold Gas, and Galaxies.- Is there an Intragroup Medium in the Local Group?.- Where has all the Neutral Hydrogen Gone?.- Signatures of Galaxy-Cluster Interactions: Spiral Galaxy Rotation Curve Asymmetry, Shape, and Extent.- VIII. Elliptical-Rich Groups and Clusters.- Simulating the Hot X-ray Emitting Gas in Elliptical Galaxies.- Watching Galaxies Fall Into Coma.- Intracluster Entropy.- FIR Observations of Intracluster Dust in Galaxy Clusters.- IX. Summary, Synthesis, and the Future.- Baryons in the Local Universe.- Author Index 345.

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