Radio properties of optically selected high-redshift quasars. I. VLA observations of 22 quasars at 6 cm

Donald P. Schneider, J. H. Van Gorkom, Maarten Schmidt, James E. Gunn

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Abstract

A total of 22 optically selected high-redshift (z> 3.1) quasars have been observed at 5 GHz (6 cm) with the VLA. The measured radio properties of low-redshift optically selected quasars indicate that we should have detected radio emission from ≈5-10 objects in our sample, but only one quasar (z = 4.093) has a radio flux above our 5σ limit of ≈0.2 mJy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1451-1456
Number of pages6
JournalAstronomical Journal
Volume103
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1992

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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