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A Metallicity-Spin Temperature Relation in Damped Lyα Systems

Kanekar, N; Smette, Alain; Briggs, Franklin; Chengalur, Jayaram


We report evidence for an anti-correlation between spin temperature Ts and metallicity [Z/H], detected at 3.6σ significance in a sample of 26 damped Lyα absorbers (DLAs) at redshifts 0.09 < z < 3.45. The anti-correlation is detected at 3σ significance

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/705/1/L40


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