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Title: A tale of two feedbacks: Star formation in the host galaxies of radio AGNs

Several lines of argument support the existence of a link between activity at the nuclei of galaxies, in the form of an accreting supermassive black hole, and star formation activity in these galaxies. Radio jets have long been argued to be an ideal mechanism that allows active galactic nuclei (AGNs) to interact with their host galaxies and affect star formation. We use a sample of radio sources in the North Ecliptic Pole (NEP) field to study the nature of this putative link, by means of spectral energy distribution (SED) fitting. We employ the excellent spectral coverage of the AKARI infrared space telescope and the rich ancillary data available in the NEP to build SEDs extending from UV to far-IR wavelengths. We find a significant AGN component in our sample of relatively faint radio sources (
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  1. CEOU-Astronomy Program, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Gwanak-gu, Seoul (Korea, Republic of)
  2. Airbus Defence and Space, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage SG1 2AS (United Kingdom)
  3. Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Juliane Maries Vej 30, DK-2100 Copenhagen (Denmark)
  4. Division of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 3-714 UCLA, CA 90095-1547 (United States)
  5. Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind, 411 007 Pune (India)
  6. Astronomy Program, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Gwanak-gu, Seoul (Korea, Republic of)
  7. Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA, Yoshino-dai 3-1-1, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510 (Japan)
  8. Department of Earth Science Education, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701 (Korea, Republic of)
  9. Physics Section, Faculty of Humanities, Iwate University, Ueda 3 chome, 18-34 Morioka, Morioka, Iwate 020-8550 (Japan)
  10. Department of Physics and Astronomy, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22357258
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astrophysical Journal; Journal Volume: 784; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; BLACK HOLES; CORRELATIONS; ENERGY SPECTRA; FEEDBACK; GALAXIES; GALAXY NUCLEI; LUMINOSITY; QUENCHING; RED SHIFT; STARS; TELESCOPES; WAVELENGTHS