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Paper: BAL Quasars Have the Same Cool Dust Emission as Quasars Without BALs
Volume: 311, AGN Physics with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Page: 223
Authors: Willott, C.J.; Rawlings, S.; Grimes, J.A.
Abstract: The results of a sub-millimeter survey of SDSS broad C IV absorption line quasars is discussed. It is found that the sub-millimeter flux distribution of BAL quasars is similar to that of non-BAL quasars. This is consistent with the idea that all quasars contain broad absorption line regions, but only a fraction of them are visible along our line-of-sight. The observations are inconsistent with BAL quasars being observed at a special evolutionary epoch coinciding with a high star-formation rate and dust mass.
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