Discovery of a z = 4.93, X-Ray-selected Quasar by the Chandra Multiwavelength Project (ChaMP)
Silverman, John D.
Green, Paul J.
Cameron, Robert A.
Smith, Paul S.
Jannuzi, Buell T.
Mathur, SmitaNote: Order does not necessarily reflect citation order of authors.
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CitationSilverman, John D., Paul J. Green, Dong-Woo Kim, Belinda J. Wilkes, Robert A. Cameron, David Morris, Anil Dosaj, et al. 2002. “Discovery of a z = 4.93, X-Ray-selected Quasar by the Chandra Multiwavelength Project (ChaMP).” The Astrophysical Journal 569 (1) (April 10): L1–L4. doi:10.1086/340458.
AbstractWe present X-ray and optical observations of CXOMP J213945.0-234655, a high-redshift (z = 4.93) quasar discovered through the Chandra Multiwavelength Project (ChaMP). This object is the most distant X-ray-selected quasar published, with a rest-frame X-ray luminosity of LX = 5.9 × 1044 ergs s-1 (measured in the 0.3-2.5 keV band and corrected for Galactic absorption). CXOMP J213945.0-234655 is a g' dropout object (>26.2), with r' = 22.87 and i' = 21.36. The rest-frame X-ray-to-optical flux ratio is similar to quasars at lower redshifts and slightly X-ray bright relative to z > 4 optically selected quasars observed with Chandra. The ChaMP is beginning to acquire significant numbers of high-redshift quasars to investigate the X-ray luminosity function out to z ~ 5.
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