Chapter 5. Observational Method II: Galaxy Redshift Surveys as Dark Energy Probe

  1. Prof. Yun Wang

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch5

Dark Energy

Dark Energy

How to Cite

Wang, Y. (2010) Observational Method II: Galaxy Redshift Surveys as Dark Energy Probe, in Dark Energy, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch5

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:

  • galaxy redshift surveys;
  • baryon acoustic oscillations;
  • redshift-space distortions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Baryon Acoustic Oscillations as Standard Ruler

  • BAO Observational Results

  • BAO Systematic Effects

  • BAO Data Analysis Techniques

  • Future Prospects for BAO Measurements

  • Probing the Cosmic Growth Rate Using Redshift-Space Distortions

  • The Alcock–Paczynski Test