Distinguishing GR and f(R) gravity with the gravitational lensing Minkowski functionals.

Article, Preprint OPEN
Ling, Chenxiaoji; Wang, Qiao; Li, Ran; Li, Baojiu; Wang, Jie; Gao, Liang;
(2015)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.92.064024
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We explore the Minkowski functionals of weak lensing convergence map to distinguish between $f(R)$ gravity and the general relativity (GR). The mock weak lensing convergence maps are constructed with a set of high-resolution simulations assuming different gravity models... View more