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Title: Joint measurement of lensing–galaxy correlations using SPT and DES SV data

Abstract

We measure the correlation of galaxy lensing and cosmic microwave background lensing with a set of galaxies expected to trace the matter density field. The measurements are performed using pre-survey Dark Energy Survey (DES) Science Verification optical imaging data and millimeter-wave data from the 2500 square degree South Pole Telescope Sunyaev-Zel'dovich (SPT-SZ) survey. The two lensing-galaxy correlations are jointly fit to extract constraints on cosmological parameters, constraints on the redshift distribution of the lens galaxies, and constraints on the absolute shear calibration of DES galaxy lensing measurements. We show that an attractive feature of these fits is that they are fairly insensitive to the clustering bias of the galaxies used as matter tracers. The measurement presented in this work confirms that DES and SPT data are consistent with each other and with the currently favored $$\Lambda$$CDM cosmological model. It also demonstrates that joint lensing-galaxy correlation measurement considered here contains a wealth of information that can be extracted using current and future surveys.

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Research Org.:
The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Org.:
DES Collaboration; DES; SPT
OSTI Identifier:
1602531
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1288737; OSTI ID: 1333873; OSTI ID: 1336111
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-16-070-A; arXiv:1602.07384; SLAC-PUB-16863; BNL-112557-2016-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 0035-8711
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0011726; AC02-07CH11359; AC76-SF00515; AC02-06CH11357; SC00112704
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 461; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher:
Royal Astronomical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; gravitational lensing: weak; cosmic background radiation; large-scale structure of the Universe; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; large-scale structure of the universe

Citation Formats

Baxter, E., Clampitt, J., Giannantonio, T., Dodelson, S., Jain, B., Huterer, D., Bleem, L., Crawford, T., Efstathiou, G., Fosalba, P., Kirk, D., Kwan, J., Sánchez, C., Story, K., Troxel, M. A., Abbott, T. M. C., Abdalla, F. B., Armstrong, R., Benoit-Lévy, A., Benson, B., Bernstein, G. M., Bernstein, R. A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Carlstrom, J., Rosell, A. Carnero, Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Chown, R., Crocce, M., Cunha, C. E., da Costa, L. N., Desai, S., Diehl, H. T., Dietrich, J. P., Doel, P., Evrard, A. E., Fausti Neto, A., Flaugher, B., Frieman, J., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R. A., Gutierrez, G., de Haan, T., Holder, G., Honscheid, K., Hou, Z., James, D. J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lima, M., March, M., Marshall, J. L., Martini, P., Melchior, P., Miller, C. J., Miquel, R., Mohr, J. J., Nord, B., Omori, Y., Plazas, A. A., Reichardt, C., Romer, A. K., Rykoff, E. S., Sanchez, E., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sheldon, E., Smith, R. C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Stark, A., Swanson, M. E. C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Walker, A. R., and Wechsler, R. H. Joint measurement of lensing–galaxy correlations using SPT and DES SV data. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1093/mnras/stw1584.
Baxter, E., Clampitt, J., Giannantonio, T., Dodelson, S., Jain, B., Huterer, D., Bleem, L., Crawford, T., Efstathiou, G., Fosalba, P., Kirk, D., Kwan, J., Sánchez, C., Story, K., Troxel, M. A., Abbott, T. M. C., Abdalla, F. B., Armstrong, R., Benoit-Lévy, A., Benson, B., Bernstein, G. M., Bernstein, R. A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Carlstrom, J., Rosell, A. Carnero, Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Chown, R., Crocce, M., Cunha, C. E., da Costa, L. N., Desai, S., Diehl, H. T., Dietrich, J. P., Doel, P., Evrard, A. E., Fausti Neto, A., Flaugher, B., Frieman, J., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R. A., Gutierrez, G., de Haan, T., Holder, G., Honscheid, K., Hou, Z., James, D. J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lima, M., March, M., Marshall, J. L., Martini, P., Melchior, P., Miller, C. J., Miquel, R., Mohr, J. J., Nord, B., Omori, Y., Plazas, A. A., Reichardt, C., Romer, A. K., Rykoff, E. S., Sanchez, E., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sheldon, E., Smith, R. C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Stark, A., Swanson, M. E. C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Walker, A. R., & Wechsler, R. H. Joint measurement of lensing–galaxy correlations using SPT and DES SV data. United States. doi:10.1093/mnras/stw1584.
Baxter, E., Clampitt, J., Giannantonio, T., Dodelson, S., Jain, B., Huterer, D., Bleem, L., Crawford, T., Efstathiou, G., Fosalba, P., Kirk, D., Kwan, J., Sánchez, C., Story, K., Troxel, M. A., Abbott, T. M. C., Abdalla, F. B., Armstrong, R., Benoit-Lévy, A., Benson, B., Bernstein, G. M., Bernstein, R. A., Bertin, E., Brooks, D., Carlstrom, J., Rosell, A. Carnero, Carrasco Kind, M., Carretero, J., Chown, R., Crocce, M., Cunha, C. E., da Costa, L. N., Desai, S., Diehl, H. T., Dietrich, J. P., Doel, P., Evrard, A. E., Fausti Neto, A., Flaugher, B., Frieman, J., Gruen, D., Gruendl, R. A., Gutierrez, G., de Haan, T., Holder, G., Honscheid, K., Hou, Z., James, D. J., Kuehn, K., Kuropatkin, N., Lima, M., March, M., Marshall, J. L., Martini, P., Melchior, P., Miller, C. J., Miquel, R., Mohr, J. J., Nord, B., Omori, Y., Plazas, A. A., Reichardt, C., Romer, A. K., Rykoff, E. S., Sanchez, E., Sevilla-Noarbe, I., Sheldon, E., Smith, R. C., Soares-Santos, M., Sobreira, F., Suchyta, E., Stark, A., Swanson, M. E. C., Tarle, G., Thomas, D., Walker, A. R., and Wechsler, R. H. Mon . "Joint measurement of lensing–galaxy correlations using SPT and DES SV data". United States. doi:10.1093/mnras/stw1584. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1602531.
@article{osti_1602531,
title = {Joint measurement of lensing–galaxy correlations using SPT and DES SV data},
author = {Baxter, E. and Clampitt, J. and Giannantonio, T. and Dodelson, S. and Jain, B. and Huterer, D. and Bleem, L. and Crawford, T. and Efstathiou, G. and Fosalba, P. and Kirk, D. and Kwan, J. and Sánchez, C. and Story, K. and Troxel, M. A. and Abbott, T. M. C. and Abdalla, F. B. and Armstrong, R. and Benoit-Lévy, A. and Benson, B. and Bernstein, G. M. and Bernstein, R. A. and Bertin, E. and Brooks, D. and Carlstrom, J. and Rosell, A. Carnero and Carrasco Kind, M. and Carretero, J. and Chown, R. and Crocce, M. and Cunha, C. E. and da Costa, L. N. and Desai, S. and Diehl, H. T. and Dietrich, J. P. and Doel, P. and Evrard, A. E. and Fausti Neto, A. and Flaugher, B. and Frieman, J. and Gruen, D. and Gruendl, R. A. and Gutierrez, G. and de Haan, T. and Holder, G. and Honscheid, K. and Hou, Z. and James, D. J. and Kuehn, K. and Kuropatkin, N. and Lima, M. and March, M. and Marshall, J. L. and Martini, P. and Melchior, P. and Miller, C. J. and Miquel, R. and Mohr, J. J. and Nord, B. and Omori, Y. and Plazas, A. A. and Reichardt, C. and Romer, A. K. and Rykoff, E. S. and Sanchez, E. and Sevilla-Noarbe, I. and Sheldon, E. and Smith, R. C. and Soares-Santos, M. and Sobreira, F. and Suchyta, E. and Stark, A. and Swanson, M. E. C. and Tarle, G. and Thomas, D. and Walker, A. R. and Wechsler, R. H.},
abstractNote = {We measure the correlation of galaxy lensing and cosmic microwave background lensing with a set of galaxies expected to trace the matter density field. The measurements are performed using pre-survey Dark Energy Survey (DES) Science Verification optical imaging data and millimeter-wave data from the 2500 square degree South Pole Telescope Sunyaev-Zel'dovich (SPT-SZ) survey. The two lensing-galaxy correlations are jointly fit to extract constraints on cosmological parameters, constraints on the redshift distribution of the lens galaxies, and constraints on the absolute shear calibration of DES galaxy lensing measurements. We show that an attractive feature of these fits is that they are fairly insensitive to the clustering bias of the galaxies used as matter tracers. The measurement presented in this work confirms that DES and SPT data are consistent with each other and with the currently favored $\Lambda$CDM cosmological model. It also demonstrates that joint lensing-galaxy correlation measurement considered here contains a wealth of information that can be extracted using current and future surveys.},
doi = {10.1093/mnras/stw1584},
journal = {Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
number = 4,
volume = 461,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {7}
}

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