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Modelling the spectral energy distribution of galaxies. V. The dust and PAH emission SEDs of disk galaxies

Popescu, Cristina C; Tuffs, Richard J; Dopita, Michael; Fischera, Joerg; Kylafis, Nikolaos; Madore, Barry

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We present a self-consistent model of the spectral energy distributions (SEDs) of spiral galaxies from the ultraviolet (UV) to the mid-infrared (MIR)/far-infrared (FIR)/submillimeter (submm) based on a full radiative transfer calculation of the propagation of starlight in galaxy disks. This model predicts not only the total integrated energy absorbed in the UV/optical and re-emitted in the infrared/submm, but also the colours of the dust emission based on an explicit calculation of the strength...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49894
Source: Astronomy and Astrophysics
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201015217

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