Chapter 4. Observational Method I: Type Ia Supernovae as Dark Energy Probe

  1. Prof. Yun Wang

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch4

Dark Energy

Dark Energy

How to Cite

Wang, Y. (2010) Observational Method I: Type Ia Supernovae as Dark Energy Probe, in Dark Energy, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch4

Author Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Norman, OK 73019, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409419

Online ISBN: 9783527629350

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Keywords:

  • supernovae surveys;
  • light curves;
  • flux averaging;
  • near infrared observations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Type Ia Supernovae as Distance Indicators

  • Possible Causes of Observational Diversity in SNe Ia

  • Supernova Rate

  • Systematic Effects

  • Data Analysis Techniques

  • Forecast for Future SN Ia Surveys

  • Optimized Observations of SNe Ia