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Theoretical modeling of star-forming galaxies. I. Emission-line diagnostic grids for local and low-metallicity galaxies

Levesque, E M; Kewley, Lisa; Larson, Kirsten

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We use the newest generation of the Starburst99/Mappings code to generate an extensive suite of models to facilitate detailed studies of star-forming galaxies and their interstellar medium properties, particularly at low metallicities. The new models used include a rigorous treatment of metal opacities in the population synthesis modeling and more detailed dust physics in the photoionization code. These models span a wide range of physical parameters including metallicity, ionization parameter,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79079
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/139/2/712

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