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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 428 (2013) 1498-1517
Investigating Emission Line Galaxy Surveys with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Telescope
J. Comparat1, J.-P. Kneib1, S. Escoffier2, J. Zoubian1, A. Ealet2, F. Lamareille3, N. Mostek, O. Steele, E. Aubourg4, S. Bailey, A.-S. Bolton, J. Brownstein, K. Dawson, A. Leauthaud, C. Maraston, W. Percival, N.-P. Ross, D.-J. Schlegel, D.-P. Schneider, D. Thomas, J.-L. Tinker, B.-A. Weaver
For the BOSS collaboration(s)

The Baryon Acoustic Oscillation (BAO) feature in the power spectrum of galaxies can be used as a standard ruler to probe the accelerated expansion of the Universe. The current surveys covering a comoving volume sufficient to unveil the BAO scale are limited to redshift $z \lesssim 0.7$. In this paper, we study several galaxy selection schemes aiming at building an emission-line-galaxy (ELG) sample in the redshift range $0.6
1:  LAM - Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille
2:  CPPM - Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille
3:  IRAP - Institut de recherche en astrophysique et planétologie
4:  APC - UMR 7164 - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
APC - Cosmologie et Gravitation
Sciences of the Universe/Astrophysics/Cosmology and Extra-Galactic Astrophysics

Physics/Astrophysics/Cosmology and Extra-Galactic Astrophysics
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