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conditional luminosity function

(CLF)
(function characterizing luminosity of galaxies with a given halo mass)

The conditional luminosity function (CLF) computes the average number of galaxies with luminosity within a range interval, given the mass of the surrounding halo, i.e., the number of galaxies with stellar luminosities within range L +/- dL/2 that reside in some halo of mass M. As such, it is an extension of a luminosity function including the additional parameter of the halo mass. The CLF is used in cosmological simulations.


(model,galaxies,luminosity,function)
https://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0207019
http://arxiv.org/abs/1207.5508
http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0509033

Referenced by:
conditional stellar mass function (CSMF)

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