TNG100 & TNG300 Presentation Papers:

The first two TNG simulations were presented in 5 simultaneous papers. If referring to either or both of these simulations in their entirety, we ask that all five publications be cited together (the order is random):

  • First results from the IllustrisTNG simulations: a tale of two elements - chemical evolution of magnesium and europium

    Naiman, Jill (et al)

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1707.03401] (July 13, 2017) [data]

  • First results from the IllustrisTNG simulations: the stellar mass content of groups and clusters of galaxies

    Pillepich, Annalisa (et al)

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1707.03406] (July 13, 2017) [data]

  • First results from the IllustrisTNG simulations: matter and galaxy clustering

    Springel, Volker (et al)

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1707.03397] (July 13, 2017)

  • First results from the IllustrisTNG simulations: radio haloes and magnetic fields

    Marinacci, Federico (et al)

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1707.03396] (July 13, 2017)

  • First results from the IllustrisTNG Simulations: the galaxy color bimodality

    Nelson, Dylan (et al)

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1707.03395] (July 13, 2017)

TNG50 Presentation Papers:

If referencing the TNG50 simulation we ask that both of its two presentation papers be cited together (the order is random):

  • First results from the TNG50 simulation: the structural and kinematic properties of galaxies across cosmic times

    Pillepich, Annalisa (et al)

    MNRAS (2019) submitted [ads] [arXiv:1902.05553] (Feb. 18, 2019) [gallery]

  • First results from the TNG50 simulation: Galactic outflows driven by supernovae and blackhole feedback

    Nelson, Dylan (et al)

    MNRAS (2019) submitted [ads] [arXiv:1902.05554] (Feb. 18, 2019) [gallery]

TNG Methods Papers:

There are two TNG "methods" papers which together describe the physical galaxy formation model and its numerical details in the IllustrisTNG simulations:

  • Simulating galaxy formation with black hole driven thermal and kinetic feedback

    Rainer Weinberger, Volker Springel, et al.

    MNRAS (2017) [ads] [arXiv:1607.03486]

  • Simulating Galaxy Formation with the IllustrisTNG Model.

    Annalisa Pillepich, Volker Springel, et al.

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1703.02970]

Publications using TNG: (chronological)

We list here all the papers submitted to arXiv which have made direct use of the TNG simulation data or models. If any papers are missing, please let us know.

  1. The Size Evolution of Star-forming and Quenched Galaxies in the IllustrisTNG simulation.

    Shy Genel, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Volker Springel, Ruediger Pakmor, Rainer Weinberger, Lars Hernquist, Jill Naiman, Mark Vogelsberger, Federico Marinacci, Paul Torrey

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1707.05327] (July 17, 2017) [data]

  2. The uniformity and time-invariance of the intra-cluster metal distribution in galaxy clusters from the IllustrisTNG simulations.

    Mark Vogelsberger, Federico Marinacci, Paul Torrey, Shy Genel, Volker Springel, Rainer Weinberger, Rüdiger Pakmor, Lars Hernquist, Jill Naiman, Annalisa Pillepich, Dylan Nelson

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1707.05318] (July 17, 2017) [data]

  3. Supermassive black holes and their feedback effects in the IllustrisTNG simulation.

    Rainer Weinberger, Volker Springel, Rüdiger Pakmor, Dylan Nelson, Shy Genel, Annalisa Pillepich, Mark Vogelsberger, Federico Marinacci, Jill Naiman, Paul Torrey, Lars Hernquist

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1710.04659] (Oct. 12, 2017)

  4. A census of cool core galaxy clusters in IllustrisTNG.

    David J. Barnes, Mark Vogelsberger, Rahul Kannan, Federico Marinacci, Rainer Weinberger, Volker Springel, Paul Torrey, Annalisa Pillepich, Dylan Nelson, Rüdiger Pakmor, Jill Naiman, Lars Hernquist, Michael McDonald

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1710.08420] (Oct. 23, 2017)

  5. The evolution of the mass-metallicity relation in IllustrisTNG.

    Paul Torrey, Mark Vogelsberger, Federico Marinacci, Rüdgier Pakmor, Volker Springel, Dylan Nelson, Jill Naiman, Annalisa Pillepich, Shy Genel, Rainer Weinberger, Lars Hernquist

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1711.05261] (Nov. 14, 2017)

  6. Similar star formation rate and metallicity evolution timescales drive the fundamental metallicity relation.

    Paul Torrey, Mark Vogelsberger, Lars Hernquist, Ryan McKinnon, Federico Marinacci, Robert A. Simcoe, Volker Springel, Annalisa Pillepich, Jill Naiman, Rüdiger Pakmor, Rainer Weinberger, Dylan Nelson, Shy Genel

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1711.11039] (Nov. 29, 2017)

  7. The abundance, distribution, and physical nature of highly ionized oxygen OVI, OVII, and OVIII in IllustrisTNG.

    Dylan Nelson, Guinevere Kauffmann, Annalisa Pillepich, Shy Genel, Volker Springel, Ruediger Pakmor, Lars Hernquist, Rainer Weinberger, Paul Torrey, Mark Vogelsberger, Federico Marinacci

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1712.00016] (Nov. 30, 2017) [data]

  8. Chemical pre-processing of cluster galaxies over the past 10 billion years in the IllustrisTNG simulations

    Anshu Gupta, Tiantian Yuan, Paul Torrey, Mark Vogelsberger, Davide Martizzi, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Lisa J. Kewley, Federico Marinacci, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Lars Hernquist, Shy Genel, Volker Springel

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1801.03500] (Jan. 10, 2018)

  9. The fraction of dark matter within galaxies from the IllustrisTNG simulations.

    Mark R. Lovell, Annalisa Pillepich, Shy Genel, Dylan Nelson, Volker Springel, Rüdiger Pakmor, Federico Marinacci, Rainer Weinberger, Paul Torrey, Mark Vogelsberger, Lars Hernquist

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1801.10170] (Jan. 30, 2018)

  10. Ingredients for 21cm intensity mapping.

    Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Shy Genel, Emanuele Castorina, Andrej Obuljen, David N. Spergel, Lars Hernquist, Dylan Nelson, Isabella P. Carucci, Annalisa Pillepich, Federico Marinacci, Benedikt Diemer, Mark Vogelsberger, Rainer Weinberger, Rudiger Pakmor

    APJ (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1804.09180] (April 24, 2018)

  11. Enhancing AGN efficiency and cool-core formation with anisotropic thermal conduction.

    David J. Barnes, Rahul Kannan, Mark Vogelsberger, Christoph Pfrommer, Ewald Puchwein, Rainer Weinberger, Volker Springel, Rüdiger Pakmor, Dylan Nelson, Federico Marinacci, Annalisa Pillepich, Paul Torrey, Lars Hernquist

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1805.04109] (May 10, 2018)

  12. Formation of a Malin 1 analogue in IllustrisTNG by stimulated accretion.

    Qirong Zhu, Dandan Xu, Massimo Gaspari, Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez, Dylan Nelson, Mark Vogelsberger, Paul Torrey, Annalisa Pillepich, Jolanta Zjupa, Rainer Weinberger, Federico Marinacci, Rüdiger Pakmor, Shy Genel, Yuexing Li, Volker Springel, Lars Hernquist

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1805.09341] (May 23, 2018)

  13. Modeling the atomic-to-molecular transition in cosmological simulations of galaxy formation.

    Benedikt Diemer, Adam R. H. Stevens, John C. Forbes, Federico Marinacci, Lars Hernquist, Claudia del P. Lagos, Amiel Sternberg, Annalisa Pillepich, Dylan Nelson, Gergö Popping, Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Paul Torrey, Mark Vogelsberger

    APJS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1806.02341] (June 6, 2018)

  14. A Quantification of the Butterfly Effect in Cosmological Simulations and Implications for Galaxy Scaling Relations.

    Shy Genel, Greg L. Bryan, Volker Springel, Lars Hernquist, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Rainer Weinberger, Ruediger Pakmor, Federico Marinacci, Mark Vogelsberger

    APJ (2019) [ads] [arXiv:1807.07084] (July 18, 2018)

  15. Extreme Spheres: Counts-in-cells for 21cm intensity mapping.

    Oliver Leicht, Cora Uhlemann, Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Sandrine Codis, Lars Hernquist, Shy Genel

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1808.09968] (Aug. 29, 2018)

  16. Linking galaxy structural properties and star formation activity with IllustrisTNG.

    Melanie Habouzit, Shy Genel, Rachel S. Somerville, Dale Kocevski, Michaela Hirschmann, Avishai Dekel, Ena Choi, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Paul Torrey, Lars Hernquist, Mark Vogelsberger, Rainer Weinberger, Volker Springel

    MNRAS (2019) [ads] [arXiv:1809.05588] (Sept. 14, 2018)

  17. The optical morphologies of galaxies in the IllustrisTNG simulation: a comparison to Pan-STARRS observations

    Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez, Gregory F. Snyder, Jennifer M. Lotz, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Volker Springel, Shy Genel, Rainer Weinberger, Sandro Tacchella, Ruediger Pakmor, Paul Torrey, Federico Marinacci, Mark Vogelsberger, Lars Hernquist, David A. Thilker

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1809.08239] (Sept. 21, 2018)

  18. The Lynx Mission Concept Study Interim Report

    The Lynx Team

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1809.09642] (Sept. 25, 2018)

  19. Jellyfish galaxies with the IllustrisTNG simulations: I. Gas-stripping phenomena in the full cosmological context.

    Kiyun Yun, Annalisa Pillepich, Elad Zinger, Dylan Nelson, Martina Donnari, Gandhali Joshi, Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez, Shy Genel, Rainer Weinberger, Mark Vogelsberger, Lars Hernquist

    MNRAS (2019) [ads] [arXiv:1810.00005] (Sept. 28, 2018)

  20. Baryons in the CosmicWeb of IllustrisTNG - I: Gas in Knots, Filaments, Sheets and Voids.

    Davide Martizzi, Mark Vogelsberger, Maria Celeste Artale, Markus Haider, Paul Torrey, Federico Marinacci, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Rainer Weinberger, Lars Hernquist, Jill Naiman, Volker Springel

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1810.01883] (Oct. 3, 2018)

  21. A Deep Learning Approach to Galaxy Cluster X-ray Masses.

    M. Ntampaka, J. ZuHone, D. Eisenstein, D. Nagai, A. Vikhlinin, L. Hernquist, F. Marinacci, D. Nelson, R. Pakmor, A. Pillepich, P. Torrey, M. Vogelsberger

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1810.07703] (Oct. 17, 2018)

  22. Inflation and Early Dark Energy with a Stage II Hydrogen Intensity Mapping experiment

    Cosmic Visions 21 cm Collaboration: Réza Ansari, Evan J. Arena, Kevin Bandura, Philip Bull, Emanuele Castorina, Tzu-Ching Chang, Simon Foreman, Josef Frisch, Daniel Green, Dionysios Karagiannis, Adrian Liu, Kiyoshi W. Masui, P. Daniel Meerburg, Laura B. Newburgh, Andrej Obuljen, Paul O'Connor, J. Richard Shaw, Christopher Sheehy, Anže Slosar, Kendrick Smith, Paul Stankus, Albert Stebbins, Peter Timbie, Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Martin White

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1810.09572] (Oct. 22, 2018)

  23. Atomic hydrogen in IllustrisTNG galaxies: the impact of environment parallelled with local 21-cm surveys.

    Adam R. H. Stevens, Benedikt Diemer, Claudia del P. Lagos, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Toby Brown, Barbara Catinella, Lars Hernquist, Rainer Weinberger, Mark Vogelsberger, Federico Marinacci

    MNRAS (2018) [ads] [arXiv:1810.12158] (Oct. 29, 2018)

  24. Early-type galaxy density profiles from IllustrisTNG: I. Galaxy correlations and the impact of baryons.

    Yunchong Wang, Mark Vogelsberger, Dandan Xu, Shude Mao, Volker Springel, Hui Li, David Barnes, Lars Hernquist, Annalisa Pillepich, Federico Marinacci, Rüediger Pakmor, Rainer Weinberger, Paul Torrey

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1811.06545] (Nov. 15, 2018)

  25. The IllustrisTNG Simulations: Public Data Release.

    Dylan Nelson, Volker Springel, Annalisa Pillepich, Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez, Paul Torrey, Shy Genel, Mark Vogelsberger, Ruediger Pakmor, Federico Marinacci, Rainer Weinberger, Luke Kelley, Mark Lovell, Benedikt Diemer, Lars Hernquist

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1812.05609] (Dec. 13, 2018)

  26. The star-formation activity of IllustrisTNG galaxies: main sequence, UVJ diagram, quenched fractions, and systematics.

    Martina Donnari, Annalisa Pillepich, Dylan Nelson, Mark Vogelsberger, Shy Genel, Rainer Weinberger, Federico Marinacci, Volker Springel, Lars Hernquist

    MNRAS (2019) [ads] [arXiv:1812.07584] (Dec. 18, 2018)

  27. Spin evolution and feedback of supermassive black holes in cosmological simulations.

    Sebastian Bustamante, Volker Springel

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1902.04651] (Feb. 12, 2019)

  28. Atomic and molecular gas in IllustrisTNG galaxies at low redshift.

    Benedikt Diemer, Adam R. H. Stevens, Claudia del P. Lagos, A. R. Calette, Sandro Tacchella, Lars Hernquist, Federico Marinacci, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez, Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Mark Vogelsberger

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1902.10714] (Feb. 27, 2019)

  29. The Hubble Sequence at z~0 in the IllustrisTNG simulation with deep learning.

    M. Huertas-Company, V. Rodriguez-Gomez, D. Nelson, A. Pillepich, M. Bernardi, H. Domínguez-Sánchez, S. Genel, R. Pakmor, G.F. Snyder, M. Vogelsberger

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1903.07625] (March 18, 2019)

  30. The ALMA Spectroscopic Survey in the HUDF: the molecular gas content of galaxies and tensions with IllustrisTNG and the Santa Cruz SAM.

    Gergö Popping, Annalisa Pillepich, Rachel S. Somerville, Roberto Decarli, Fabian Walter, Manuel Aravena, Chris Carilli, Pierre Cox, Dylan Nelson, Dominik Riechers, Axel Weiss, Leindert Boogaard, Richard Bouwens, Thierry Contini, Paulo C. Cortes, Elisabete da Cunha, Emanuele Daddi, Tanio Díaz-Santos, Benedikt Diemer, Jorge González-López, Lars Hernquist, Rob Ivison, Olivier Le Fevre, Federico Marinacci, Hans-Walter Rix, Mark Swinbank, Mark Vogelsberger, Paul van der Werf, Jeff Wagg, L. Y. Aaron Yung

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1903.09158] (March 21, 2019)

  31. SDSS--IV MaNGA : The Inner Density Slopes of nearby galaxies.

    Ran Li, Hongyu Li, Shi Shao, Shengdong Lu, Kai Zhu, Chunxiang Wang, Liang Gao, Shude Mao, Aaron A. Dutton, Junqiang Ge, Yunchong Wang, Alexie Leauthaud, Zheng Zheng, Kevin Bundy, Joel R. Brownstein

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1903.09282] (March 22, 2019)

  32. The VANDELS survey: the star-formation histories of massive quiescent galaxies at 1.0 < z < 1.3.

    A. C. Carnall, R. J. McLure, J. S. Dunlop, F. Cullen, D. J. McLeod, V. Wild, B. D. Johnson, S. Appleby, R. Davé, R. Amorin, M. Bolzonella, M. Castellano, A. Cimatti, O. Cucciati, F. Marchi, A. Gargiulo, B. Garilli, L. Pentericci, L. Pozzetti, C. Schreiber, M. Talia, G. Zamorani

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1903.11082] (March 26, 2019)

  33. Separate Universe Simulations with IllustrisTNG: baryonic effects on power spectrum responses and higher-order statistics.

    Alexandre Barreira, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Volker Springel, Fabian Schmidt, Ruediger Pakmor, Lars Hernquist, Mark Vogelsberger

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1904.02070] (April 3, 2019)

  34. High redshift JWST predictions from IllustrisTNG: Dust modelling and galaxy luminosity functions

    Mark Vogelsberger, Dylan Nelson, Annalisa Pillepich, Xuejian Shen, Federico Marinacci, Volker Springel, Ruediger Pakmor, Sandro Tacchella, Rainer Weinberger, Paul Torrey, Lars Hernquist

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1904.07238] (April 15, 2019)

  35. The morphology and kinematics of the gaseous circumgalactic medium of Milky Way mass galaxies -- II. comparison of IllustrisTNG and Illustris simulation results

    Guinevere Kauffmann, Dylan Nelson, Sanchayeeta Borthakur, Timothy Heckman, Lars Hernquist, Federico Marinacci, Ruediger Pakmor, Annelisa Pillepich

    arXiv pre-print [ads] [arXiv:1904.07274] (April 15, 2019)