A high precision semianalytic mass function
Abstract
In this paper, extending past works of Del Popolo, we show how a high precision mass function (MF) can be obtained using the excursion set approach and an improved barrier taking implicitly into account a nonzero cosmological constant, the angular momentum acquired by tidal interaction of protostructures and dynamical friction. In the case of the ΛCDM paradigm, we find that our MF is in agreement at the 3% level to Klypin's Bolshoi simulation, in the mass range M {sub vir} = 5 × 10{sup 9} h {sup −1} M {sub ⊙}–−5 × 10{sup 14} h {sup −1} M {sub ⊙} and redshift range 0 ∼< z ∼< 10. For z = 0 we also compared our MF to several fitting formulae, and found in particular agreement with Bhattacharya's within 3% in the mass range 10{sup 12}–10{sup 16} h {sup −1} M {sub ⊙}. Moreover, we discuss our MF validity for different cosmologies.
 Authors:
 Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria 6, I95125 Catania (Italy)
 Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL (United Kingdom)
 Instituto de Física Teorica, Universidade Estadual de São Paulo (IFTUNESP), Rua Dr. Bento Teobaldo Ferraz 271, Bloco 2—Barra Funda, 01140070 São Paulo, SP Brazil (Brazil)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 22679974
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics; Journal Volume: 2017; Journal Issue: 03; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; ACCURACY; ANALYTIC FUNCTIONS; ANGULAR MOMENTUM; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; COSMOLOGICAL CONSTANT; COSMOLOGY; DIFFUSION BARRIERS; FUNCTIONS; INTERACTIONS; MASS; RED SHIFT; SIMULATION
Citation Formats
Del Popolo, Antonino, Pace, Francesco, and Le Delliou, Morgan, Email: adelpopolo@oact.inaf.it, Email: francesco.pace@manchester.ac.uk, Email: delliou@ift.unesp.br. A high precision semianalytic mass function. United States: N. p., 2017.
Web. doi:10.1088/14757516/2017/03/032.
Del Popolo, Antonino, Pace, Francesco, & Le Delliou, Morgan, Email: adelpopolo@oact.inaf.it, Email: francesco.pace@manchester.ac.uk, Email: delliou@ift.unesp.br. A high precision semianalytic mass function. United States. doi:10.1088/14757516/2017/03/032.
Del Popolo, Antonino, Pace, Francesco, and Le Delliou, Morgan, Email: adelpopolo@oact.inaf.it, Email: francesco.pace@manchester.ac.uk, Email: delliou@ift.unesp.br. Wed .
"A high precision semianalytic mass function". United States.
doi:10.1088/14757516/2017/03/032.
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title = {A high precision semianalytic mass function},
author = {Del Popolo, Antonino and Pace, Francesco and Le Delliou, Morgan, Email: adelpopolo@oact.inaf.it, Email: francesco.pace@manchester.ac.uk, Email: delliou@ift.unesp.br},
abstractNote = {In this paper, extending past works of Del Popolo, we show how a high precision mass function (MF) can be obtained using the excursion set approach and an improved barrier taking implicitly into account a nonzero cosmological constant, the angular momentum acquired by tidal interaction of protostructures and dynamical friction. In the case of the ΛCDM paradigm, we find that our MF is in agreement at the 3% level to Klypin's Bolshoi simulation, in the mass range M {sub vir} = 5 × 10{sup 9} h {sup −1} M {sub ⊙}–−5 × 10{sup 14} h {sup −1} M {sub ⊙} and redshift range 0 ∼< z ∼< 10. For z = 0 we also compared our MF to several fitting formulae, and found in particular agreement with Bhattacharya's within 3% in the mass range 10{sup 12}–10{sup 16} h {sup −1} M {sub ⊙}. Moreover, we discuss our MF validity for different cosmologies.},
doi = {10.1088/14757516/2017/03/032},
journal = {Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
number = 03,
volume = 2017,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Wed Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2017}
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