The Dusty Star Formation History of High-Z Galaxies, Modeling Tools and Future Prospects

  • Gian Luigi Granato
  • Laura Silva
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 274)


We summarize recent advances in the determination of the cosmic history of star formation and other properties of high-z galaxies, and the relevance of this information in our understanding of the formation of structures. We emphasize the importance of dust reprocessing in the high-z universe, as demonstrated in particular by IR and sub-mm data. This demand a panchromatic approach to observations and suitable modeling tools. We spend also some words on expectations from future instruments.


Star Formation High Redshift Starburst Galaxy Redshift Range Photometric Redshift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gian Luigi Granato
    • 1
  • Laura Silva
    • 2
  1. 1.Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, Italy and SISSATriesteItaly
  2. 2.Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste and SISSATriesteItaly

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