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The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey : baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Release 9 spectroscopic galaxy sample. / Anderson, Lauren; Aubourg, Eric; Bailey, Stephen; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Blanton, Michael R.; Bolton, Adam S.; Brinkmann, Jonathan V.; Brownstein, Joel R.; Burden, Angela; Cuesta, Antonio J.; da Costa, Luiz Alberto Nicolaci; Dawson, Kyle S.; de Putter, Ronald; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Gunn, James E.; Guo, Hong; Hamilton, Jean-Christophe; Harding, Paul; Ho, Shirley; Honscheid, Klaus; Kazin, Eyal A.; Kirkby, D.; Kneib, Jean-Paul; Labatie, Antoine; Loomis, Craig P.; Lupton, Robert H.; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Mandelbaum, Rachel; Manera, Marc; Maraston, Claudia; McBride, Cameron K.; Mehta, Kushal; Mena, Olga; Montesano, Francesco; Muna, Demitri; Nichol, Robert C.; Nuza, Sebastian E.; Olmstead, Matthew D.; Oravetz, Daniel J.; Padmanabhan, Nikhil; Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie; Pan, Kaike; Parejko, John K.; Paris, Isabelle; Percival, Will J.; Petitjean, Patrick; Prada, Francisco; Reid, Beth A.; Roe, Natalie A.; Ross, Ashley; Ross, Nicholas P.; Samushia, Lado; Sanchez, Ariel G.; Schlegel, David J.; Schneider, Donald P.; Scoccola, Claudia G.; Seo, Hee-Jong; Sheldon, Erin S.; Simmons, Audrey E.; Skibba, Ramin A.; Strauss, Michael A.; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Thomas, Daniel; Tinker, Jeremy L.; Tojeiro, Rita; Vargas Magana, Mariana; Verde, Licia; Wagner, Christian; Wake, David A.; Weaver, Benjamin A.; Weinberg, David H.; White, Martin; Xu, Xiaoying; Yeche, Christophe; Zehavi, Idit; Zhao, Gong-Bo.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 427, No. 4, 2012, p. 3435-3467.

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Anderson, L, Aubourg, E, Bailey, S, Bizyaev, D, Blanton, MR, Bolton, AS, Brinkmann, JV, Brownstein, JR, Burden, A, Cuesta, AJ, da Costa, LAN, Dawson, KS, de Putter, R, Eisenstein, DJ, Gunn, JE, Guo, H, Hamilton, J-C, Harding, P, Ho, S, Honscheid, K, Kazin, EA, Kirkby, D, Kneib, J-P, Labatie, A, Loomis, CP, Lupton, RH, Malanushenko, E, Malanushenko, V, Mandelbaum, R, Manera, M, Maraston, C, McBride, CK, Mehta, K, Mena, O, Montesano, F, Muna, D, Nichol, RC, Nuza, SE, Olmstead, MD, Oravetz, DJ, Padmanabhan, N, Palanque-Delabrouille, N, Pan, K, Parejko, JK, Paris, I, Percival, WJ, Petitjean, P, Prada, F, Reid, BA, Roe, NA, Ross, A, Ross, NP, Samushia, L, Sanchez, AG, Schlegel, DJ, Schneider, DP, Scoccola, CG, Seo, H-J, Sheldon, ES, Simmons, AE, Skibba, RA, Strauss, MA, Swanson, MEC, Thomas, D, Tinker, JL, Tojeiro, R, Vargas Magana, M, Verde, L, Wagner, C, Wake, DA, Weaver, BA, Weinberg, DH, White, M, Xu, X, Yeche, C, Zehavi, I & Zhao, G-B 2012, 'The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Release 9 spectroscopic galaxy sample', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 427, no. 4, pp. 3435-3467. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22066.x

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Anderson, L., Aubourg, E., Bailey, S., Bizyaev, D., Blanton, M. R., Bolton, A. S., Brinkmann, J. V., Brownstein, J. R., Burden, A., Cuesta, A. J., da Costa, L. A. N., Dawson, K. S., de Putter, R., Eisenstein, D. J., Gunn, J. E., Guo, H., Hamilton, J-C., Harding, P., Ho, S., ... Zhao, G-B. (2012). The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Release 9 spectroscopic galaxy sample. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 427(4), 3435-3467. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22066.x

Vancouver

Anderson L, Aubourg E, Bailey S, Bizyaev D, Blanton MR, Bolton AS et al. The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Release 9 spectroscopic galaxy sample. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2012;427(4):3435-3467. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22066.x

Author

Anderson, Lauren ; Aubourg, Eric ; Bailey, Stephen ; Bizyaev, Dmitry ; Blanton, Michael R. ; Bolton, Adam S. ; Brinkmann, Jonathan V. ; Brownstein, Joel R. ; Burden, Angela ; Cuesta, Antonio J. ; da Costa, Luiz Alberto Nicolaci ; Dawson, Kyle S. ; de Putter, Ronald ; Eisenstein, Daniel J. ; Gunn, James E. ; Guo, Hong ; Hamilton, Jean-Christophe ; Harding, Paul ; Ho, Shirley ; Honscheid, Klaus ; Kazin, Eyal A. ; Kirkby, D. ; Kneib, Jean-Paul ; Labatie, Antoine ; Loomis, Craig P. ; Lupton, Robert H. ; Malanushenko, Elena ; Malanushenko, Viktor ; Mandelbaum, Rachel ; Manera, Marc ; Maraston, Claudia ; McBride, Cameron K. ; Mehta, Kushal ; Mena, Olga ; Montesano, Francesco ; Muna, Demitri ; Nichol, Robert C. ; Nuza, Sebastian E. ; Olmstead, Matthew D. ; Oravetz, Daniel J. ; Padmanabhan, Nikhil ; Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie ; Pan, Kaike ; Parejko, John K. ; Paris, Isabelle ; Percival, Will J. ; Petitjean, Patrick ; Prada, Francisco ; Reid, Beth A. ; Roe, Natalie A. ; Ross, Ashley ; Ross, Nicholas P. ; Samushia, Lado ; Sanchez, Ariel G. ; Schlegel, David J. ; Schneider, Donald P. ; Scoccola, Claudia G. ; Seo, Hee-Jong ; Sheldon, Erin S. ; Simmons, Audrey E. ; Skibba, Ramin A. ; Strauss, Michael A. ; Swanson, Molly E. C. ; Thomas, Daniel ; Tinker, Jeremy L. ; Tojeiro, Rita ; Vargas Magana, Mariana ; Verde, Licia ; Wagner, Christian ; Wake, David A. ; Weaver, Benjamin A. ; Weinberg, David H. ; White, Martin ; Xu, Xiaoying ; Yeche, Christophe ; Zehavi, Idit ; Zhao, Gong-Bo. / The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey : baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Release 9 spectroscopic galaxy sample. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2012 ; Vol. 427, No. 4. pp. 3435-3467.

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title = "The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Release 9 spectroscopic galaxy sample",
abstract = "Survey (BOSS), which is part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III). These use the Data Release 9 (DR9) CMASS sample, which contains 264 283 massive galaxies covering 3275 square degrees with an effective redshift z = 0.57 and redshift range 0.43 < z < 0.7. Assuming a concordance CDM cosmological model, this sample covers an effective volume of 2.2 Gpc3, and represents the largest sample of the Universe ever surveyed at this density, ¯n ≈ 3 × 10−4 h −3 Mpc3. We measure the angle-averaged galaxy correlation function and power spectrum, including density-field reconstruction of the baryon acoustic oscillation (BAO) feature. The acoustic features are detected at a significance of 5σ in both the correlation function and power spectrum. Combining with the SDSS-II luminous red galaxy sample, the detection significance increases to 6.7σ. Fitting for the position of the acoustic features measures the distance to z = 0.57 relative to the sound horizon DV/rs = 13.67 ± 0.22 at z = 0.57. Assuming a fiducial sound horizon of 153.19 Mpc, which matches cosmic microwave background constraints, this corresponds to a distance DV (z = 0.57) = 2094 ± 34 Mpc. At 1.7 per cent, this is the most precise distance constraint ever obtained from a galaxy survey. We place this result alongside previous BAO measurements in a cosmological distance ladder and find excellent agreement with the current supernova measurements.We use these distance measurements to constrain various cosmological models, finding continuing support for a flat Universe with a cosmological constant.",
author = "Lauren Anderson and Eric Aubourg and Stephen Bailey and Dmitry Bizyaev and Blanton, {Michael R.} and Bolton, {Adam S.} and Brinkmann, {Jonathan V.} and Brownstein, {Joel R.} and Angela Burden and Cuesta, {Antonio J.} and {da Costa}, {Luiz Alberto Nicolaci} and Dawson, {Kyle S.} and {de Putter}, Ronald and Eisenstein, {Daniel J.} and Gunn, {James E.} and Hong Guo and Jean-Christophe Hamilton and Paul Harding and Shirley Ho and Klaus Honscheid and Kazin, {Eyal A.} and D. Kirkby and Jean-Paul Kneib and Antoine Labatie and Loomis, {Craig P.} and Lupton, {Robert H.} and Elena Malanushenko and Viktor Malanushenko and Rachel Mandelbaum and Marc Manera and Claudia Maraston and McBride, {Cameron K.} and Kushal Mehta and Olga Mena and Francesco Montesano and Demitri Muna and Nichol, {Robert C.} and Nuza, {Sebastian E.} and Olmstead, {Matthew D.} and Oravetz, {Daniel J.} and Nikhil Padmanabhan and Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille and Kaike Pan and Parejko, {John K.} and Isabelle Paris and Percival, {Will J.} and Patrick Petitjean and Francisco Prada and Reid, {Beth A.} and Roe, {Natalie A.} and Ashley Ross and Ross, {Nicholas P.} and Lado Samushia and Sanchez, {Ariel G.} and Schlegel, {David J.} and Schneider, {Donald P.} and Scoccola, {Claudia G.} and Hee-Jong Seo and Sheldon, {Erin S.} and Simmons, {Audrey E.} and Skibba, {Ramin A.} and Strauss, {Michael A.} and Swanson, {Molly E. C.} and Daniel Thomas and Tinker, {Jeremy L.} and Rita Tojeiro and {Vargas Magana}, Mariana and Licia Verde and Christian Wagner and Wake, {David A.} and Weaver, {Benjamin A.} and Weinberg, {David H.} and Martin White and Xiaoying Xu and Christophe Yeche and Idit Zehavi and Gong-Bo Zhao",
year = "2012",
doi = "10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22066.x",
language = "English",
volume = "427",
pages = "3435--3467",
journal = "MNRAS",
issn = "0035-8711",
publisher = "Oxford University Press",
number = "4",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey

T2 - baryon acoustic oscillations in the Data Release 9 spectroscopic galaxy sample

AU - Anderson, Lauren

AU - Aubourg, Eric

AU - Bailey, Stephen

AU - Bizyaev, Dmitry

AU - Blanton, Michael R.

AU - Bolton, Adam S.

AU - Brinkmann, Jonathan V.

AU - Brownstein, Joel R.

AU - Burden, Angela

AU - Cuesta, Antonio J.

AU - da Costa, Luiz Alberto Nicolaci

AU - Dawson, Kyle S.

AU - de Putter, Ronald

AU - Eisenstein, Daniel J.

AU - Gunn, James E.

AU - Guo, Hong

AU - Hamilton, Jean-Christophe

AU - Harding, Paul

AU - Ho, Shirley

AU - Honscheid, Klaus

AU - Kazin, Eyal A.

AU - Kirkby, D.

AU - Kneib, Jean-Paul

AU - Labatie, Antoine

AU - Loomis, Craig P.

AU - Lupton, Robert H.

AU - Malanushenko, Elena

AU - Malanushenko, Viktor

AU - Mandelbaum, Rachel

AU - Manera, Marc

AU - Maraston, Claudia

AU - McBride, Cameron K.

AU - Mehta, Kushal

AU - Mena, Olga

AU - Montesano, Francesco

AU - Muna, Demitri

AU - Nichol, Robert C.

AU - Nuza, Sebastian E.

AU - Olmstead, Matthew D.

AU - Oravetz, Daniel J.

AU - Padmanabhan, Nikhil

AU - Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie

AU - Pan, Kaike

AU - Parejko, John K.

AU - Paris, Isabelle

AU - Percival, Will J.

AU - Petitjean, Patrick

AU - Prada, Francisco

AU - Reid, Beth A.

AU - Roe, Natalie A.

AU - Ross, Ashley

AU - Ross, Nicholas P.

AU - Samushia, Lado

AU - Sanchez, Ariel G.

AU - Schlegel, David J.

AU - Schneider, Donald P.

AU - Scoccola, Claudia G.

AU - Seo, Hee-Jong

AU - Sheldon, Erin S.

AU - Simmons, Audrey E.

AU - Skibba, Ramin A.

AU - Strauss, Michael A.

AU - Swanson, Molly E. C.

AU - Thomas, Daniel

AU - Tinker, Jeremy L.

AU - Tojeiro, Rita

AU - Vargas Magana, Mariana

AU - Verde, Licia

AU - Wagner, Christian

AU - Wake, David A.

AU - Weaver, Benjamin A.

AU - Weinberg, David H.

AU - White, Martin

AU - Xu, Xiaoying

AU - Yeche, Christophe

AU - Zehavi, Idit

AU - Zhao, Gong-Bo

PY - 2012

Y1 - 2012

N2 - Survey (BOSS), which is part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III). These use the Data Release 9 (DR9) CMASS sample, which contains 264 283 massive galaxies covering 3275 square degrees with an effective redshift z = 0.57 and redshift range 0.43 < z < 0.7. Assuming a concordance CDM cosmological model, this sample covers an effective volume of 2.2 Gpc3, and represents the largest sample of the Universe ever surveyed at this density, ¯n ≈ 3 × 10−4 h −3 Mpc3. We measure the angle-averaged galaxy correlation function and power spectrum, including density-field reconstruction of the baryon acoustic oscillation (BAO) feature. The acoustic features are detected at a significance of 5σ in both the correlation function and power spectrum. Combining with the SDSS-II luminous red galaxy sample, the detection significance increases to 6.7σ. Fitting for the position of the acoustic features measures the distance to z = 0.57 relative to the sound horizon DV/rs = 13.67 ± 0.22 at z = 0.57. Assuming a fiducial sound horizon of 153.19 Mpc, which matches cosmic microwave background constraints, this corresponds to a distance DV (z = 0.57) = 2094 ± 34 Mpc. At 1.7 per cent, this is the most precise distance constraint ever obtained from a galaxy survey. We place this result alongside previous BAO measurements in a cosmological distance ladder and find excellent agreement with the current supernova measurements.We use these distance measurements to constrain various cosmological models, finding continuing support for a flat Universe with a cosmological constant.

AB - Survey (BOSS), which is part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III). These use the Data Release 9 (DR9) CMASS sample, which contains 264 283 massive galaxies covering 3275 square degrees with an effective redshift z = 0.57 and redshift range 0.43 < z < 0.7. Assuming a concordance CDM cosmological model, this sample covers an effective volume of 2.2 Gpc3, and represents the largest sample of the Universe ever surveyed at this density, ¯n ≈ 3 × 10−4 h −3 Mpc3. We measure the angle-averaged galaxy correlation function and power spectrum, including density-field reconstruction of the baryon acoustic oscillation (BAO) feature. The acoustic features are detected at a significance of 5σ in both the correlation function and power spectrum. Combining with the SDSS-II luminous red galaxy sample, the detection significance increases to 6.7σ. Fitting for the position of the acoustic features measures the distance to z = 0.57 relative to the sound horizon DV/rs = 13.67 ± 0.22 at z = 0.57. Assuming a fiducial sound horizon of 153.19 Mpc, which matches cosmic microwave background constraints, this corresponds to a distance DV (z = 0.57) = 2094 ± 34 Mpc. At 1.7 per cent, this is the most precise distance constraint ever obtained from a galaxy survey. We place this result alongside previous BAO measurements in a cosmological distance ladder and find excellent agreement with the current supernova measurements.We use these distance measurements to constrain various cosmological models, finding continuing support for a flat Universe with a cosmological constant.

U2 - 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22066.x

DO - 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22066.x

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VL - 427

SP - 3435

EP - 3467

JO - MNRAS

JF - MNRAS

SN - 0035-8711

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