Authors: Alexander Y. Wagner, Geoffrey V. Bicknell
The actual physics of radio-mode AGN feedback is still largely mysterious and so far can be treated in cosmological simulations only by subgrid models. The authors examine the interaction of young radio sources with a fractal two-phase ISM (1 kpc, up to ~105 years) by high resolution simulations with a physical jet implementation. They discuss effects of enhanced or inhibited star formation as well as the momentum and energy budget.
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