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A study of the 15-mu m quasars in the ELAIS N1 and N2 fields

Afonso-Luis, Aleiandro, Hatziminaoglou, Evanthia, Perez-Fournon, Ismael, Gonzalez-Solares, Eduardo, Rowan-Robinson, Michael, Vaccari, Mattia, Lari, Carlo, Serjeant, Stephen, Oliver, Seb, Hernan-Caballero, A., and others. (2004) A study of the 15-mu m quasars in the ELAIS N1 and N2 fields. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 354 (4). pp. 961-970. ISSN 0035-8711. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.08264.x) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:11770)

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Abstract

This paper discusses the properties of the European Large Area ISO Survey (ELAIS) 15-mum quasars and tries to establish a robust method of quasar selection for future use within the Spitzer Wide-Area Infrared Extragalactic Survey (SWIRE) framework. The importance of good-quality ground-based optical data is stressed, both for the selection of candidates and for the estimation of photometric redshifts. Colour-colour plots and template fitting are used for these purposes. The properties of the 15-mum quasar sample, including variability and black hole masses, are studied and compared to the properties of other quasars that lie within the same fields but have no mid-infrared counterparts. The two subsamples do not present substantial differences and are believed to come from the same parent population.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.08264.x
Additional information: 29 BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD 868OJ
Uncontrolled keywords: techniques : photometric; quasars : emission lines; quasars : general; infrared : general
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Maggie Francis
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2008 15:17 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:48 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/11770 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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