NFW

NavarroFrenkWhite

Cosmology
Navarro–Frenk–White profile

commonly used model profile for dark matter halos

The Navarro–Frenk–White (NFW) profile is a spatial mass distribution of dark matter fitted to dark matter halos identified in N-body simulations by Julio Navarro, Carlos Frenk and Simon White. The NFW profile is one of the most commonly used model profiles for dark matter halos.

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