Buried AGNs and Starbursts in Luminous and Ultra-Luminous Infrared Galaxies

Leão, Joao Rodrigo Souza; Hepp, Patrícia; Leitherer, Claus


We present the first results of a Spitzer Space Telescope survey of 28 LIRGs and ULIRGs. We used infrared emission lines to separeate AGN and starburst powered systems. We find strong evidence that the incidence of nuclear activity increases with infrared luminosity

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