Chapter 6. Observational Method III: Weak Lensing as Dark Energy Probe

  1. Prof. Yun Wang

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch6

Dark Energy

Dark Energy

How to Cite

Wang, Y. (2010) Observational Method III: Weak Lensing as Dark Energy Probe, in Dark Energy, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch6

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:

  • weak gravitational lensing;
  • point spread function;
  • ellipticity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Weak Gravitational Lensing

  • Weak Lensing Observational Results

  • Systematics of Weak Lensing

  • Future Prospects for the Weak Lensing Method

  • The Geometric Weak Lensing Method