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Table 3

HI photoionization rate for different LF parametrization and integration limits.

LF α Γ-12(M1500 ≤ −20.2) Γ-12(M1500 ≤ −17.2) Γ-12(M1500 ≤ −14.2)
L ≥ 0.5 L L ≥ 0.03 L L ≥ 0.0016 L

<2% Reddy & Steidel (2009) –1.73 < 0.12 < 0.38 < 0.93
<2% Sawiki & Thompson (2006) –1.43 < 0.10 < 0.23 < 0.31
<2% Cucciati et al. (2012) –1.50 < 0.10 < 0.19 < 0.26
<2% Cassata et al. (2011) –1.78 < 0.08 a
21% Reddy & Steidel (2009) –1.73 1.24 3.94 9.73

Notes. The upper limits on and Γ-12 are at 1σ.

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Cassata et al. (2011) found a star formation rate density of 0.008 M/yr/Mpc3 integrating the LAE LF down to 0.04L. This SFR density is a factor of 5 below that by Reddy & Steidel (2009).

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