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Paper: AKARI Deep Observations of the Chandra Deep Field South
Volume: 418, AKARI, a Light to Illuminate the Misty Universe
Page: 257
Authors: Burgarella, D.; Buat, V.; Takeuchi, T. T.; Wada, T.; Pearson, C.
Abstract: The Chandra Deep Field South is one of the deep fields that has been observed over almost all the electromagnetic spectrum. It contains a wealth of data very useful to study and better understand distant galaxies and their evolution. However, one piece of information was missing in the Mid Infrared and that is why we have obtained 15 μm observations with AKARI/IRC infrared space telescope. From these observations, we have defined a sample of mid infrared-selected galaxies at 15 μm and 15 μm flux densities for a sample of Lyman Break Galaxies at z ∼ 1 already observed at 24 μm with Spitzer/MIPS and identified in the ultraviolet with GALEX. Of the two above samples at z ∼ 1 we have tested the validity of the conversions from luminosities νfν at 8 μm to total dust luminosities by comparing with luminosities estimated from 12 μm data used as a reference. Some calibrations seem better when compared to Ldust evaluated from longer wavelength luminosities. We also have found that the rest-frame 8 μm luminosities provide good estimates of Ldust. By comparing our data to several libraries of spectral energy distributions, we have found that models can explain the diversity of the observed f24 / f15 ratio quite reasonably. Finally, we have revisited the evolution of Ldust / LUV ratio with the redshift z by re-calibrating previous Ldust at z ∼ 2 based on our results and added new data points at higher redshifts. The decreasing trend is amplified as compared to the previous estimate.
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