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Paper: The Mass of Virialized Dark Matter Haloes
Volume: 399, Panoramic Views of Galaxy Formation and Evolution
Page: 121
Authors: Cuesta, A.J.; Prada, F.
Abstract: Virial mass is used as an estimator for the mass of a dark matter halo. However, the commonly used constant overdensity criterion does not reflect the dynamical structure of haloes. Here we analyze dark matter cosmological simulations in order to obtain properties of haloes of different masses focusing on the size of the region with zero mean radial velocity. Dark matter inside this region is stationary, and thus the mass of this region is a much better approximation for the virial mass.
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