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Constraining the quasar population with the broad-line width distribution

Fine, S; Croom, S; Hopkins, P F; Hernquist, Lars; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Colless, Matthew; Hall, P B; Miller, L; Myers, A D; Nichol, Robert; Pimbblet, Kevin; Ross, Nicholas P; Schneider, Donald; Shanks, Tom; Sharp, Robert


In this work, we test the assertion that the scatter in the mass of black holes which drive quasars should be luminosity dependent with less scatter in more luminous objects. To this end, we measure the width of the Mg ii λ2799 line in quasar spectra fro

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13691.x


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