Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Sadegh Khochfar

Personal Chair of Theoretical Astrophysics

  1. Galactic wind X-ray heating of the intergalactic medium during the Epoch of Reionization

    Meiksin, A., Khochfar, S., Paardekooper, J., Dalla Vecchia, C. & Kohn, S., 21 Jul 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 471, 3, p. 3632–3645

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Accurate number densities and environments of massive ultra-compact galaxies at 0.02 < z < 0.3

    Buitrago, F., Ferreras, I., Kelvin, L. S., Baldry, I. K., Davies, L., Angthopo, J., Khochfar, S., Hopkins, A. M., Driver, S. P., Brough, S., Sabater, J., Conselice, C. J., Liske, J., Holwerda, B. W., Bremer, M. N., Phillipps, S., López-Sánchez, Á. R. & Graham, A. W., 16 Nov 2018, In : Astronomy & astrophysics. 619

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Gemini GMOS and WHT SAURON integral-field spectrograph observations of the AGN-driven outflow in NGC 1266

    Davis, T. A., Krajnović, D., McDermid, R. M., Bureau, M., Sarzi, M., Nyland, K., Alatalo, K., Bayet, E., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Cappellari, M., Crocker, A., Davies, R. L., de Zeeuw, P. T., Duc, P-A., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Kuntschner, H., Lablanche, P-Y. & 7 others, Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Scott, N., Serra, P., Weijmans, A-M. & Young, L. M., 1 Oct 2012, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 426, 2, p. 1574-1590

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Grackle: Chemistry and radiative cooling library for astrophysical simulations

    Smith, B. D., Bryan, G. L., Glover, S. C. O., Goldbaum, N. J., Turk, M. J., Regan, J., Wise, J. H., Schive, H-Y., Abel, T., Emerick, A., O'Shea, B. W., Anninos, P., Hummels, C. B. & Khochfar, S., 17 Dec 2016, Astrophysics Source Code Library.

    Research output: Other contribution

  5. Growth of First Galaxies: Impacts of Star Formation and Stellar Feedback

    Yajima, H., Nagamine, K., Zhu, Q., Khochfar, S. & Dalla Vecchia, C., 23 Apr 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 846, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. High-redshift Star-forming Galaxies: Angular Momentum and Baryon Fraction, Turbulent Pressure Effects, and the Origin of Turbulence

    Burkert, A., Genzel, R., Bouché, N., Cresci, G., Khochfar, S., Sommer-Larsen, J., Sternberg, A., Naab, T., Förster Schreiber, N., Tacconi, L., Shapiro, K., Hicks, E., Lutz, D., Davies, R., Buschkamp, P. & Genel, S., 1 Dec 2010, In : Astrophysical Journal. 725, 2, p. 2324-2332

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. How black holes stop their host galaxy from growing without AGN feedback

    Eastwood, D. S. & Khochfar, S., 1 Nov 2018, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 480, 4, p. 5673-5688 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Hydrodynamical simulations and semi-analytic models of galaxy formation: two sides of the same coin

    Neistein, E., Khochfar, S., Dalla Vecchia, C. & Schaye, J., 1 Apr 2012, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 421, 4, p. 3579-3593

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Jet interactions with a giant molecular cloud in the Galactic centre and ejection of hypervelocity stars

    Silk, J., Antonuccio-Delogu, V., Dubois, Y., Gaibler, V., Haas, M. R., Khochfar, S. & Krause, M., 1 Sep 2012, In : Astronomy & astrophysics. 545

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Jet-induced star formation in gas-rich galaxies

    Gaibler, V., Khochfar, S., Krause, M. & Silk, J., 1 Sep 2012, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 425, 1, p. 438-449

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Mass transport in galaxy discs limits black hole growth to sub-Eddington rates

    Eastwood, D. S., Khochfar, S. & Trew, A., 1 Sep 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Mergers and Bulge Formation in ΛCDM: Which mergers matter?

    Hopkins, P. F., Bundy, K., Croton, D., Hernquist, L., Keres, D., Khochfar, S., Stewart, K., Wetzel, A. & Younger, J. D., 20 May 2010, In : Astrophysical Journal. 715, 1, p. 202-229

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Mergers in ΛCDM: Uncertainties in Theoretical Predictions and Interpretations of the Merger Rate

    Hopkins, P. F., Croton, D., Bundy, K., Khochfar, S., van den Bosch, F., Somerville, R. S., Wetzel, A., Keres, D., Hernquist, L., Stewart, K., Younger, J. D., Genel, S. & Ma, C-P., 1 Dec 2010, In : Astrophysical Journal. 724, 2, p. 915-945

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Metallicity evolution of direct collapse black hole hosts: CR7 as a case study

    Agarwal, B., Johnson, J. L., Khochfar, S., Pellegrini, E., Rydberg, C-E., Klessen, R. S. & Oesch, P., 30 Mar 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 469, 1, p. 231-236

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. NGC 1266 as a Local Candidate for Rapid Cessation of Star Formation

    Alatalo, K., Nyland, K., Graves, G., Deustua, S., Shapiro Griffin, K., Duc, P-A., Cappellari, M., McDermid, R. M., Davis, T. A., Crocker, A. F., Young, L. M., Chang, P., Scott, N., Cales, S. L., Bayet, E., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Davies, R. L. & 11 others, de Zeeuw, P. T., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Serra, P. & Weijmans, A-M., 1 Jan 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 780, 2, p. 186

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. New constraints on direct collapse black hole formation in the early Universe

    Agarwal, B., Smith, B., Glover, S., Natarajan, P. & Khochfar, S., 21 Apr 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 459, 4, p. 4209-4217

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Nuclear discs as clocks for the assembly history of early-type galaxies: the case of NGC 4458

    Sarzi, M., Ledo, H. R., Coccato, L., Corsini, E. M., Dotti, M., Khochfar, S., Maraston, C., Morelli, L. & Pizzella, A., 4 Feb 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 457, 2, p. 1804-1812

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. On the evolution of the intrinsic scatter in black hole versus galaxy mass relations

    Hirschmann, M., Khochfar, S., Burkert, A., Naab, T., Genel, S. & Somerville, R. S., 1 Sep 2010, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 407, 2, p. 1016-1032

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Optimal neighbourhood to nurture giants: a fundamental link between star forming galaxies and direct collapse black holes

    Agarwal, B., Cullen, F., Khochfar, S., Ceverino, D. & Klessen, R. S., 1 Sep 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Radiative properties of the first galaxies: rapid transition between UV and infrared bright phases

    Arata, S., Yajima, H., Nagamine, K., Li, Y. & Khochfar, S., 1 Sep 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle