Accounting for Cosmic Variance in Studies of Gravitationally Lensed High-redshift Galaxies in the Hubble Frontier Field Clusters

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Robertson, Brant E. ; Ellis, Richard S. ; Dunlop, James S. ; McLure, Ross J. ; Stark, Dan P. ; McLeod, Derek (2014)
  • Publisher: American Astronomical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/796/2/L27
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

Strong gravitational lensing provides a powerful means for studying faint galaxies in the distant universe. By magnifying the apparent brightness of background sources, massive clusters enable the detection of galaxies fainter than the usual sensitivity limit for blank ... View more
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