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Title: Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey

Abstract

The combination of multiple observational probes has long been advocated as a powerful technique to constrain cosmological parameters, in particular dark energy. The Dark Energy Survey has measured 207 spectroscopically confirmed type Ia supernova light curves, the baryon acoustic oscillation feature, weak gravitational lensing, and galaxy clustering. Here we present combined results from these probes, deriving constraints on the equation of state, w , of dark energy and its energy density in the Universe. Independently of other experiments, such as those that measure the cosmic microwave background, the probes from this single photometric survey rule out a Universe with no dark energy, finding w = − 0.8 0 + 0.09 − 0.11 . The geometry is shown to be consistent with a spatially flat Universe, and we obtain a constraint on the baryon density of Ω b = 0.06 9 + 0.009 − 0.012 that is independent of early Universe measurements. These results demonstrate the potential power of large multiprobe photometric surveys and pave the way for order of magnitude advances in our constraints on properties of dark energy and cosmology over the next decade.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [3];  [6];  [7];  [7];  [3];  [8];  [9];  [10];  [11];  [9];  [12];  [13];  [14];  [15];  [9] more »; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; « less
  1. National Optical Astronomy Observatory, La Serena (Chile). Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory
  2. Inst. d'Esstudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC), Barcelona (Spain); Inst. of Space Sciences (ICE, CSIC), Barcelona (Spain)
  3. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  4. Univ. of Queensland, Brisbane (Australia). School of Mathematics and Physics; Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark). Dark Cosmology Centre
  5. Univ. Estadual Paulista, Sao Paulo (Brazil). Inst. de Fisica Teorica; Lab. Interinstitucional de e-Astronomia, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  6. Korea Astronomy and Space Science Inst., Daejeon (Korea)
  7. Univ. of Portsmouth (United Kingdom). Inst. of Cosmology and Gravitation
  8. African Inst. for Mathematical Sciences, Muizenberg (South Africa); South African Astronomical Observatory (South Africa)
  9. Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
  10. LSST, Tuscon, AZ (United States); Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States). Dept. of Physics
  11. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  12. Inst. d'Astrophysique de Paris (France). CNRS; Sorbonne Univ., Paris (France). Inst. d'Astrophysique de Paris
  13. The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States). Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics; Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (Switzlerland). Inst. of Physics, Lab. of Astrophysics
  14. Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom). School of Physics and Astronomy, Jodrell Bank Center for Astrophysics
  15. Univ. College London (United Kingdom). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Contributing Org.:
DES Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1542661
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359; AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 122; Journal Issue: 17; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Abbott, T. M. C., Alarcon, A., Allam, S., Andersen, P., Andrade-Oliveira, F., Annis, J., Asorey, J., Avila, S., Bacon, D., Banik, N., Bassett, B. A., Baxter, E., Bechtol, K., Becker, M. R., Bernstein, G. M., Bertin, E., Blazek, J., Bridle, S. L., Brooks, D., Brout, D., Burke, D. L., Calcino, J., Camacho, H., Campos, A., Carnero Rosell, A., Carollo, D., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Castander, F. J., Cawthon, R., Challis, P., Chan, K. C., Chang, C., Childress, M., Crocce, M., Cunha, C. E., D’Andrea, C. B., da Costa, L. N., Davis, C., Davis, T. M., De Vicente, J., DePoy, D. L., DeRose, J., Desai, S., Diehl, H. T., Dietrich, J. P., Dodelson, S., Doel, P., Drlica-Wagner, A., Eifler, T. F., Elvin-Poole, J., Estrada, J., Evrard, A. E., Fernandez, E., Flaugher, B., Foley, R. J., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Galbany, L., García-Bellido, J., Gatti, M., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D. W., Giannantonio, T., Glazebrook, K., Goldstein, D. A., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R. A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W. G., Hinton, S. R., Hollowood, D. L., Honscheid, K., Hoormann, J. K., Hoyle, B., Huterer, D., Jain, B., James, D. J., Jarvis, M., Jeltema, T., Kasai, E., Kent, S., Kessler, R., Kim, A. G., Kokron, N., Krause, E., Kron, R., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lasker, J., Lemos, P., Lewis, G. F., Li, T. S., Lidman, C., Lima, M., Lin, H., Macaulay, E., MacCrann, N., Maia, M. A. G., March, M., Marriner, J., Marshall, J. L., Martini, P., McMahon, R. G., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Mohr, J. J., Morganson, E., Muir, J., Möller, A., Neilsen, E., Nichol, R. C., Nord, B., Ogando, R. L. C., Palmese, A., Pan, Y. -C., Peiris, H. V., Percival, W. J., Plazas, A. A., Porredon, A., Prat, J., Romer, A. K., Roodman, A., Rosenfeld, R., Ross, A. J., Rykoff, E. S., Samuroff, S., Sánchez, C., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Scolnic, D., Secco, L. F., Serrano, S., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sharp, R., Sheldon, E., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Sommer, N. E., Swann, E., Swanson, M. E. C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Thomas, R. C., Troxel, M. A., Tucker, B. E., Uddin, S. A., Vielzeuf, P., Walker, A. R., Wang, M., Weaverdyck, N., Wechsler, R. H., Weller, J., Yanny, B., Zhang, B., Zhang, Y., and Zuntz, J. Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.171301.
Abbott, T. M. C., Alarcon, A., Allam, S., Andersen, P., Andrade-Oliveira, F., Annis, J., Asorey, J., Avila, S., Bacon, D., Banik, N., Bassett, B. A., Baxter, E., Bechtol, K., Becker, M. R., Bernstein, G. M., Bertin, E., Blazek, J., Bridle, S. L., Brooks, D., Brout, D., Burke, D. L., Calcino, J., Camacho, H., Campos, A., Carnero Rosell, A., Carollo, D., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Castander, F. J., Cawthon, R., Challis, P., Chan, K. C., Chang, C., Childress, M., Crocce, M., Cunha, C. E., D’Andrea, C. B., da Costa, L. N., Davis, C., Davis, T. M., De Vicente, J., DePoy, D. L., DeRose, J., Desai, S., Diehl, H. T., Dietrich, J. P., Dodelson, S., Doel, P., Drlica-Wagner, A., Eifler, T. F., Elvin-Poole, J., Estrada, J., Evrard, A. E., Fernandez, E., Flaugher, B., Foley, R. J., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Galbany, L., García-Bellido, J., Gatti, M., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D. W., Giannantonio, T., Glazebrook, K., Goldstein, D. A., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R. A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W. G., Hinton, S. R., Hollowood, D. L., Honscheid, K., Hoormann, J. K., Hoyle, B., Huterer, D., Jain, B., James, D. J., Jarvis, M., Jeltema, T., Kasai, E., Kent, S., Kessler, R., Kim, A. G., Kokron, N., Krause, E., Kron, R., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lasker, J., Lemos, P., Lewis, G. F., Li, T. S., Lidman, C., Lima, M., Lin, H., Macaulay, E., MacCrann, N., Maia, M. A. G., March, M., Marriner, J., Marshall, J. L., Martini, P., McMahon, R. G., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Mohr, J. J., Morganson, E., Muir, J., Möller, A., Neilsen, E., Nichol, R. C., Nord, B., Ogando, R. L. C., Palmese, A., Pan, Y. -C., Peiris, H. V., Percival, W. J., Plazas, A. A., Porredon, A., Prat, J., Romer, A. K., Roodman, A., Rosenfeld, R., Ross, A. J., Rykoff, E. S., Samuroff, S., Sánchez, C., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Scolnic, D., Secco, L. F., Serrano, S., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sharp, R., Sheldon, E., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Sommer, N. E., Swann, E., Swanson, M. E. C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Thomas, R. C., Troxel, M. A., Tucker, B. E., Uddin, S. A., Vielzeuf, P., Walker, A. R., Wang, M., Weaverdyck, N., Wechsler, R. H., Weller, J., Yanny, B., Zhang, B., Zhang, Y., & Zuntz, J. Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.171301.
Abbott, T. M. C., Alarcon, A., Allam, S., Andersen, P., Andrade-Oliveira, F., Annis, J., Asorey, J., Avila, S., Bacon, D., Banik, N., Bassett, B. A., Baxter, E., Bechtol, K., Becker, M. R., Bernstein, G. M., Bertin, E., Blazek, J., Bridle, S. L., Brooks, D., Brout, D., Burke, D. L., Calcino, J., Camacho, H., Campos, A., Carnero Rosell, A., Carollo, D., Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Castander, F. J., Cawthon, R., Challis, P., Chan, K. C., Chang, C., Childress, M., Crocce, M., Cunha, C. E., D’Andrea, C. B., da Costa, L. N., Davis, C., Davis, T. M., De Vicente, J., DePoy, D. L., DeRose, J., Desai, S., Diehl, H. T., Dietrich, J. P., Dodelson, S., Doel, P., Drlica-Wagner, A., Eifler, T. F., Elvin-Poole, J., Estrada, J., Evrard, A. E., Fernandez, E., Flaugher, B., Foley, R. J., Fosalba, P., Frieman, J., Galbany, L., García-Bellido, J., Gatti, M., Gaztanaga, E., Gerdes, D. W., Giannantonio, T., Glazebrook, K., Goldstein, D. A., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R. A., Gschwend, J., Gutierrez, G., Hartley, W. G., Hinton, S. R., Hollowood, D. L., Honscheid, K., Hoormann, J. K., Hoyle, B., Huterer, D., Jain, B., James, D. J., Jarvis, M., Jeltema, T., Kasai, E., Kent, S., Kessler, R., Kim, A. G., Kokron, N., Krause, E., Kron, R., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lahav, O., Lasker, J., Lemos, P., Lewis, G. F., Li, T. S., Lidman, C., Lima, M., Lin, H., Macaulay, E., MacCrann, N., Maia, M. A. G., March, M., Marriner, J., Marshall, J. L., Martini, P., McMahon, R. G., Melchior, P., Menanteau, F., Miquel, R., Mohr, J. J., Morganson, E., Muir, J., Möller, A., Neilsen, E., Nichol, R. C., Nord, B., Ogando, R. L. C., Palmese, A., Pan, Y. -C., Peiris, H. V., Percival, W. J., Plazas, A. A., Porredon, A., Prat, J., Romer, A. K., Roodman, A., Rosenfeld, R., Ross, A. J., Rykoff, E. S., Samuroff, S., Sánchez, C., Sanchez, E., Scarpine, V., Schindler, R., Schubnell, M., Scolnic, D., Secco, L. F., Serrano, S., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sharp, R., Sheldon, E., Smith, M., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Sommer, N. E., Swann, E., Swanson, M. E. C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Thomas, R. C., Troxel, M. A., Tucker, B. E., Uddin, S. A., Vielzeuf, P., Walker, A. R., Wang, M., Weaverdyck, N., Wechsler, R. H., Weller, J., Yanny, B., Zhang, B., Zhang, Y., and Zuntz, J. Wed . "Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.171301.
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title = {Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey},
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abstractNote = {The combination of multiple observational probes has long been advocated as a powerful technique to constrain cosmological parameters, in particular dark energy. The Dark Energy Survey has measured 207 spectroscopically confirmed type Ia supernova light curves, the baryon acoustic oscillation feature, weak gravitational lensing, and galaxy clustering. Here we present combined results from these probes, deriving constraints on the equation of state, w , of dark energy and its energy density in the Universe. Independently of other experiments, such as those that measure the cosmic microwave background, the probes from this single photometric survey rule out a Universe with no dark energy, finding w = − 0.8 0 + 0.09 − 0.11 . The geometry is shown to be consistent with a spatially flat Universe, and we obtain a constraint on the baryon density of Ω b = 0.06 9 + 0.009 − 0.012 that is independent of early Universe measurements. These results demonstrate the potential power of large multiprobe photometric surveys and pave the way for order of magnitude advances in our constraints on properties of dark energy and cosmology over the next decade.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.171301},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
issn = {0031-9007},
number = 17,
volume = 122,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {5}
}