A Search for Radio-loud Quasars within the Epoch of Reionization

M.J. Jarvis, S. Rawlings, F.E. Barrio, G.J. Hill, A. Bauer, S. Croft

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    Abstract

    The Universe became fully reionized, and observable optically, at a time corresponding to redshift z~6.5, so it is only by studying the HI and molecular absorption lines against higher-redshift, radio-loud sources that one can hope to make detailed studies of the earliest stages of galaxy formation. At present no targets for such studies are known. In these proceedings we describe a survey which is underway to find radio-loud quasars at z>6.5.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIn: AGN Physics with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey - ASP Conf Series 311
    PublisherAstronomical Society of the Pacific
    Pages361-4
    ISBN (Print)0-958381-164-8, 978-1-58381-246-4
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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