Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The First Galaxies in the Universe$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780691144917

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691144917.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM PRINCETON SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.princeton.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Princeton University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in HSO for personal use (for details see http://www.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 11 December 2017

Stellar Feedback and Galaxy Formation

Stellar Feedback and Galaxy Formation

Chapter:
(p.174) Chapter Six Stellar Feedback and Galaxy Formation
Source:
The First Galaxies in the Universe
Author(s):

Abraham Loeb

Steven R. Furlanetto

Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691144917.003.0006

This chapter studies radiative, mechanical, and chemical feedback in the earliest gaseous clouds, taking up the thread of discussion in the previous chapter to consider the influences placed on the formation of second-generation stars. While the feedback effects are sufficiently complex that a complete description of them is well beyond the capabilities of present-day computer simulations, the general principles that underlie them are well known. Therefore, the chapter focuses on these principles and then briefly sketches the global picture. Feedback is important in all galaxies, and many of the principles that are discussed in this chapter apply on a much wider scale than just the first stars and galaxies.

Keywords:   stellar feedback, galaxy formation, star formation, earliest gaseous clouds, feedback effects, positive feedback, radiative feedback, mechanical feedback, galactic superwinds

Princeton Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.