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2016AJ....151..145H Surface Brightness Profiles of Dwarf Galaxies. II. Color Trends and Mass Profiles Herrmann, Kimberly A.; Hunter, Deidre A.; Elmegreen, Bruce G. Abstract. In this second paper of a series, we explore the B - V, U - B, and FUV-NUV radial color trends from a multi-wavelength sample of 141 dwarf disk galaxies. Like spirals, dwarf galaxies have three types of radial surface brightness profiles: (I) single exponential throughout the observed extent (the minority), (II) down-bending (the majority), and (III) up-bending. We find that the colors of (1) Type I dwarfs generally become redder with increasing radius, unlike spirals which have a blueing trend that flattens beyond ~1.5 disk scale lengths, (2) Type II dwarfs come in six different "flavors," one of which mimics the "U" shape of spirals, and (3) Type III dwarfs have a stretched "S" shape where the central colors are flattish, become steeply redder toward the surface brightness break, then remain roughly constant beyond, which is similar to spiral Type III color profiles, but without the central outward bluing. Faint (-9 > M_B_ > -14) Type II dwarfs tend to have continuously red or "U" shaped colors and steeper color slopes than bright (-14 > M_B_ > -19) Type II dwarfs, which additionally have colors that become bluer or remain constant with increasing radius. Sm dwarfs and BCDs tend to have at least some blue and red radial color trend, respectively. Additionally, we determine stellar surface mass density (Sigma) profiles and use them to show that the break in Sigma generally remains in Type II dwarfs (unlike Type II spirals) but generally disappears in Type III dwarfs (unlike Type III spirals). Moreover, the break in Sigma is strong, intermediate, and weak in faint dwarfs, bright dwarfs, and spirals, respectively, indicating that Sigma may straighten with increasing galaxy mass. Finally, the average stellar surface mass density at the surface brightness break is roughly 1-2 M_sun_ pc^-2^ for Type II dwarfs but higher at 5.9 M_sun_ pc^-2^ or 27 M_sun_ pc^-2^ for Type III BCDs and dIms, respectively. Key words: galaxies: dwarf, galaxies: fundamental parameters, galaxies: irregular, galaxies: photometry, galaxies: structure
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