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dc.contributor.authorBussmann, R. S.
dc.contributor.authorRiechers, D.
dc.contributor.authorFialkov, A.
dc.contributor.authorScudder, J.
dc.contributor.authorHayward, C. C.
dc.contributor.authorCowley, W. I.
dc.contributor.authorBock, J.
dc.contributor.authorCalanog, J.
dc.contributor.authorChapman, S. C.
dc.contributor.authorCooray, A.
dc.contributor.authorDe Bernardis, F.
dc.contributor.authorFarrah, D.
dc.contributor.authorFu, Hai
dc.contributor.authorGavazzi, R.
dc.contributor.authorHopwood, R.
dc.contributor.authorIvison, R. J.
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, M.
dc.contributor.authorLacey, C.
dc.contributor.authorLoeb, A.
dc.contributor.authorOliver, S. J.
dc.contributor.authorPérez-Fournon, I.
dc.contributor.authorRigopoulou, D.
dc.contributor.authorRoseboom, I. G.
dc.contributor.authorScott, Douglas
dc.contributor.authorSmith, A. J.
dc.contributor.authorVieira, J. D.
dc.contributor.authorWang, L.
dc.contributor.authorWardlow, J.
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-24T12:03:54Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationBussmann, R. S., D. Riechers, A. Fialkov, J. Scudder, C. C. Hayward, W. I. Cowley, J. Bock, et al. 2015. “HerMES: ALMA IMAGING OFHERSCHEL-SELECTED DUSTY STAR-FORMING GALAXIES.” The Astrophysical Journal 812 (1): 43. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/812/1/43.
dc.identifier.issn0004-637X
dc.identifier.issn1538-4357
dc.identifier.urihttp://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:41393199*
dc.description.abstractThe Herschel Multi-tiered Extragalactic Survey (HerMES) has identified large numbers of dusty star-forming galaxies (DSFGs) over a wide range in redshift. A detailed understanding of these DSFGs is hampered by the limited spatial resolution of Herschel. We present 870 mu m 0 ''.45 resolution imaging obtained with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) of a sample of 29 HerMES DSFGs that have far-infrared (FIR) flux densities that lie between the brightest of sources found by Herschel and fainter DSFGs found via ground-based surveys in the submillimeter region. The ALMA imaging reveals that these DSFGs comprise a total of 62 sources (down to the 5 sigma point-source sensitivity limit in our ALMA sample; sigma approximate to 0.2 mJy). Optical or near-infrared imaging indicates that 36 of the ALMA sources experience a significant flux boost from gravitational lensing (mu > 1.1), but only six are strongly lensed and show multiple images. We introduce and make use of UVMCMCFIT, a general-purpose and publicly available Markov chain Monte Carlo visibility-plane analysis tool to analyze the source properties. Combined with our previous work on brighter Herschel sources, the lens models presented here tentatively favor intrinsic number counts for DSFGs with a break near 8 mJy at 880 mu m and a steep fall-off at higher flux densities. Nearly 70% of the Herschel sources break down into multiple ALMA counterparts, consistent with previous research indicating that the multiplicity rate is high in bright sources discovered in single-dish submillimeter or FIR surveys. The ALMA counterparts to our Herschel targets are located significantly closer to each other than ALMA counterparts to sources found in the LABOCA ECDFS Submillimeter Survey. Theoretical models underpredict the excess number of sources with small separations seen in our ALMA sample. The high multiplicity rate and small projected separations between sources seen in our sample argue in favor of interactions and mergers plausibly driving both the prodigious emission from the brightest DSFGs as well as the sharp downturn above S-880 = 8 mJy.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherAmerican Astronomical Society
dash.licenseLAA
dc.titleHermes: Alma Imaging of Herschel -selected Dusty Star-forming Galaxies
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.description.versionVersion of Record
dc.relation.journalThe Astrophysical Journal
dash.depositing.authorLoeb, Abraham::9975df1f269ab49c1ad5a328a1ec1476::600
dc.date.available2019-09-24T12:03:54Z
dash.workflow.comments1Science Serial ID 100172
dc.identifier.doi10.1088/0004-637X/812/1/43
dash.source.volume812;1
dash.source.page43


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