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    • Baryon acoustic oscillations in the Lyα forest of BOSS quasars 

      Busca, N. G.; Delubac, T.; Rich, J.; Bailey, S.; Font Ribera, A.; Kirkby, D.; Le Goff, J. M.; Pieri, M. M.; Slosar, A.; Aubourg, É.; Bautista, J. E.; Bizyaev, D.; Blomqvist, M.; Bolton, A. S.; Bovy, J.; Brewington, H.; Borde, A.; Brinkmann, J.; Carithers, B.; Croft, R. A. C.; Dawson, K. S.; Ebelke, G.; Eisenstein, D. J.; Hamilton, J. C.; Ho, S.; Hogg, D. W.; Honscheid, K.; Lee, K. G.; Lundgren, B.; Malanushenko, E.; Malanushenko, V.; Margala, D.; Maraston, C.; Mehta, K.; Miralda Escudé, J.; Myers, A. D.; Nichol, R. C.; Noterdaeme, P.; Olmstead, M. D.; Oravetz, D.; Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie; Pan, K.; Pâris, I.; Percival, W. J.; Petitjean, P.; Roe, N. A.; Rollinde, E.; Ross, N. P.; Rossi, G.; Schlegel, D. J.; Schneider, D. P.; Shelden, A.; Sheldon, E. S.; Simmons, A.; Snedden, S.; Tinker, J. L.; Viel, M.; Weaver, B. A.; Weinberg, D. H.; White, M.; Yèche, C.; York, D. G. (EDP Sciences, 2013)
      We report a detection of the baryon acoustic oscillation (BAO) feature in the three-dimensional correlation function of the transmitted flux fraction in the Lyα forest of high-redshift quasars. The study uses 48 640 quasars ...
    • Luminosity function from dedicated SDSS-III and MMT data of quasars in 0.7 < z < 4.0 selected with a new approach 

      Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie; Magneville, Ch.; Yèche, Ch.; Eftekharzadeh, S.; Myers, A. D.; Petitjean, P.; Pâris, I.; Aubourg, E.; McGreer, I.; Fan, X.; Dey, A.; Schlegel, D.; Bailey, S.; Bizayev, D.; Bolton, A.; Dawson, K.; Ebelke, G.; Ge, J.; Malanushenko, E.; Malanushenko, V.; Oravetz, D.; Pan, K.; Ross, N. P.; Schneider, D. P.; Sheldon, E.; Simmons, A.; Tinker, J.; White, M.; Willmer, Ch. (ESO, 2013)
      We present a measurement of the quasar luminosity function in the range 0.68 < z < 4 down to extinction corrected magnitude gdered = 22.5, using a simple and well understood target selection technique based on the ...
    • NEARBY SUPERNOVA FACTORY OBSERVATIONS OF SN 2007IF: FIRST TOTAL MASS MEASUREMENT OF A SUPER-CHANDRASEKHAR-MASS PROGENITOR 

      Scalzo, R. A.; Aldering, G.; Antilogus, P.; Aragón, C.; Bailey, S.; Baltay, C.; Bongard, S.; Buton, C.; Childress, M.; Chotard, N.; Copin, Y.; Fakhouri, H. K.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Gangler, E.; Hoyer, Sergio; Kasliwal, M.; Loken, S.; Nugent, P.; Pain, R.; Pécontal, E.; Pereira, R.; Perlmutter, S.; Rabinowitz, David; Rau, A.; Rigaudier, G.; Runge, K.; Smadja, G.; Tao, C.; Thomas, R. C.; Weaver, B.; Wu, C. (2010-03)
      We present photometric and spectroscopic observations of SN 2007if, an overluminous (MV = -20.4), red (B -V = 0.16 at B-band maximum), slow-rising (trise = 24 days) type Ia supernova (SN Ia) in a very faint (Mg = -14.10) ...
    • THE SDSS-III BARYON OSCILLATION SPECTROSCOPIC SURVEY: THE QUASAR LUMINOSITY FUNCTION FROM DATA RELEASE NINE 

      Ross, Nicholas P.; McGreer, I.; White, Martin; Richards, Gordon; Myers, Adam D.; Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie; Strauss, Michael; Anderson, Scott; Shen, Yue; Brandt, W. N.; Yèche, Ch.; Swanson, Molly E.; Aubourg, É.; Bailey, S.; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Bovy, Jo; Brewington, Howard; Brinkmann, J.; DeGraf, Colin; Di Matteo, Tiziana; Ebelke, Garrett; Fan, Xiaohui; Ge, Jian; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Mandelbaum, Rachel; Maraston, Claudia; Muna, Demitri; Oravetz, Daniel; Pan, Kaike; Pâris, Isabelle; Petitjean, Patrick; Schawinsk, Kevin; Schlegel, David J.; Schneider, Donald P.; Silverman, John D.; Simmons, Audrey; Snedden, Stephanie; Streblyanska, Alina; Suzuki, Nao; Weinberg, D. H.; York, Donald (The American Astronomical Society, 2013)
      We present a new measurement of the optical quasar luminosity function (QLF), using data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-III: Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (SDSS-III: BOSS). From the SDSS-IIIData ReleaseNine, a ...