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Turning cosmic shear into a litmus test for the standard model of cosmology

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Towards emulating cosmic shear data: revisiting the calibration of the shear measurements for the Kilo-Degree Survey

Author(s): Arun Kannawadi, Henk Hoekstra, Lance Miller, Massimo Viola, Ian Fenech Conti, Ricardo Herbonnet, Thomas Erben, Catherine Heymans, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Konrad Kuijken, Mohammadjavad Vakili, Angus H. Wright
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 624, 2019, Page(s) A92, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834819

Luminous red galaxies in the Kilo-Degree Survey: selection with broad-band photometry and weak lensing measurements

Author(s): Mohammadjavad Vakili, Maciej Bilicki, Henk Hoekstra, Nora Elisa Chisari, Michael J I Brown, Christos Georgiou, Arun Kannawadi, Konrad Kuijken, Angus H Wright
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Issue 487/3, 2019, Page(s) 3715-3733, ISSN 0035-8711
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz1249

A gravitational lensing detection of filamentary structures connecting luminous red galaxies

Author(s): Qianli Xia, Naomi Robertson, Catherine Heymans, Alexandra Amon, Marika Asgari, Yan-Chuan Cai, Thomas Erben, Joachim Harnois-Déraps, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Arun Kannawadi, Konrad Kuijken, Peter Schneider, Cristóbal Sifón, Tilman Tröster, Angus H. Wright
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 633, 2020, Page(s) A89, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936678

The intrinsic reddening of the Magellanic Clouds as traced by background galaxies – I. The bar and outskirts of the Small Magellanic Cloud

Author(s): Cameron P M Bell, Maria-Rosa L Cioni, A H Wright, Stefano Rubele, David L Nidever, Ben L Tatton, Jacco Th van Loon, Valentin D Ivanov, Smitha Subramanian, Joana M Oliveira, Richard de Grijs, Clara M Pennock, Yumi Choi, Dennis Zaritsky, Knut Olsen, Florian Niederhofer, Samyaday Choudhury, David Martínez-Delgado, Ricardo R Muñoz
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Issue 489/3, 2019, Page(s) 3200-3217, ISSN 0035-8711
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz2325

The effects of varying depth in cosmic shear surveys

Author(s): Sven Heydenreich, Peter Schneider, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Marika Asgari, Catherine Heymans, Benjamin Joachimi, Konrad Kuijken, Chieh-An Lin, Tilman Tröster, Jan Luca van den Busch
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 634, 2020, Page(s) A104, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936966

Photometric redshift calibration with self-organising maps

Author(s): Angus H. Wright, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Jan Luca van den Busch, Catherine Heymans
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 637, 2020, Page(s) A100, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936782

The Frequency of Dust Lanes in Edge-on Spiral Galaxies Identified by Galaxy Zoo in KiDS Imaging of GAMA Targets

Author(s): Benne W. Holwerda, Lee Kelvin, Ivan Baldry, Chris Lintott, Mehmet Alpaslan, Kevin A Pimbblet, Jochen Liske, Thomas Kitching, Steven Bamford, Jelte de Jong, Maciej Bilicki, Andrew Hopkins, Joanna Bridge, R. Steele, A. Jacques, S. Goswami, S. Kusmic, W. Roemer, S. Kruk, C. C. Popescu, K. Kuijken, L. Wang, A. Wright, T. Kitching
Published in: The Astronomical Journal, Issue 158/3, 2019, Page(s) 103, ISSN 1538-3881
DOI: 10.3847/1538-3881/ab2886

Studying galaxy troughs and ridges using weak gravitational lensing with the Kilo-Degree Survey

Author(s): Margot M Brouwer, Vasiliy Demchenko, Joachim Harnois-Déraps, Maciej Bilicki, Catherine Heymans, Henk Hoekstra, Konrad Kuijken, Mehmet Alpaslan, Sarah Brough, Yan-Chuan Cai, Marcus V Costa-Duarte, Andrej Dvornik, Thomas Erben, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Benne W Holwerda, Peter Schneider, Cristóbal Sifón, Edo van Uitert
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Issue 481/4, 2018, Page(s) 5189-5209, ISSN 0035-8711
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sty2589

The fourth data release of the Kilo-Degree Survey: ugri imaging and nine-band optical-IR photometry over 1000 square degrees

Author(s): K. Kuijken, C. Heymans, A. Dvornik, H. Hildebrandt, J. T. A. de Jong, A. H. Wright, T. Erben, M. Bilicki, B. Giblin, H.-Y. Shan, F. Getman, A. Grado, H. Hoekstra, L. Miller, N. Napolitano, M. Paolilo, M. Radovich, P. Schneider, W. Sutherland, M. Tewes, C. Tortora, E. A. Valentijn, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 625, 2019, Page(s) A2, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834918

KiDS+GAMA: Intrinsic alignment model constraints for current and future weak lensing cosmology

Author(s): Harry Johnston, Christos Georgiou, Benjamin Joachimi, Henk Hoekstra, Nora Elisa Chisari, Daniel Farrow, Maria Cristina Fortuna, Catherine Heymans, Shahab Joudaki, Konrad Kuijken, Angus Wright
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 624, 2019, Page(s) A30, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834714

Cosmology from large-scale structure

Author(s): Tilman Tröster, Ariel. G. Sánchez, Marika Asgari, Chris Blake, Martín Crocce, Catherine Heymans, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Benjamin Joachimi, Shahab Joudaki, Arun Kannawadi, Chieh-An Lin, Angus Wright
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 633, 2020, Page(s) L10, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936772

Comparison of the excess mass around CFHTLenS galaxy-pairs to predictions from a semi-analytic model using galaxy-galaxy-galaxy lensing

Author(s): P. Simon, H. Saghiha, S. Hilbert, P. Schneider, C. Boever, A. H. Wright
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 622, 2019, Page(s) A104, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201732179

The PAU Survey: early demonstration of photometric redshift performance in the COSMOS field

Author(s): M Eriksen, A Alarcon, E Gaztanaga, A Amara, L Cabayol, J Carretero, F J Castander, M Crocce, M Delfino, J De Vicente, E Fernandez, P Fosalba, J Garcia-Bellido, H Hildebrandt, H Hoekstra, B Joachimi, P Norberg, R Miquel, C Padilla, A Refregier, E Sanchez, S Serrano, I Sevilla-Noarbe, P Tallada, N Tonello, L Tortorelli
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Issue 484/3, 2019, Page(s) 4200-4215, ISSN 0035-8711
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz204

The dependence of intrinsic alignment of galaxies on wavelength using KiDS and GAMA

Author(s): Christos Georgiou, Harry Johnston, Henk Hoekstra, Massimo Viola, Konrad Kuijken, Benjamin Joachimi, Nora Elisa Chisari, Daniel J. Farrow, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Benne W. Holwerda, Arun Kannawadi
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 622, 2019, Page(s) A90, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834219

LinKS: discovering galaxy-scale strong lenses in the Kilo-Degree Survey using convolutional neural networks

Author(s): C E Petrillo, C Tortora, G Vernardos, L V E Koopmans, G Verdoes Kleijn, M Bilicki, N R Napolitano, S Chatterjee, G Covone, A Dvornik, T Erben, F Getman, B Giblin, C Heymans, J T A de Jong, K Kuijken, P Schneider, H Shan, C Spiniello, A H Wright
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Issue 484/3, 2019, Page(s) 3879-3896, ISSN 0035-8711
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz189

KiDS+VIKING-450: Cosmic shear tomography with optical and infrared data

Author(s): H. Hildebrandt, F. Köhlinger, J. L. van den Busch, B. Joachimi, C. Heymans, A. Kannawadi, A. H. Wright, M. Asgari, C. Blake, H. Hoekstra, S. Joudaki, K. Kuijken, L. Miller, C. B. Morrison, T. Tröster, A. Amon, M. Archidiacono, S. Brieden, A. Choi, J. T. A. de Jong, T. Erben, B. Giblin, A. Mead, J. A. Peacock, M. Radovich, P. Schneider, C. Sifón, M. Tewes
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 633, 2020, Page(s) A69, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834878

Weak-lensing shear measurement with machine learning

Author(s): M. Tewes, T. Kuntzer, R. Nakajima, F. Courbin, H. Hildebrandt, T. Schrabback
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 621, 2019, Page(s) A36, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201833775

KiDS+VIKING-450: A new combined optical and near-infrared dataset for cosmology and astrophysics

Author(s): Angus H. Wright, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Konrad Kuijken, Thomas Erben, Robert Blake, Hugo Buddelmeijer, Ami Choi, Nicholas Cross, Jelte T. A. de Jong, Alastair Edge, Carlos Gonzalez-Fernandez, Eduardo González Solares, Aniello Grado, Catherine Heymans, Mike Irwin, Aybuke Kupcu Yoldas, James R. Lewis, Robert G. Mann, Nicola Napolitano, Mario Radovich, Peter Schneider, Cristóbal Sifón, William Suthe
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 632, 2019, Page(s) A34, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834879

AMICO galaxy clusters in KiDS-DR3: weak lensing mass calibration

Author(s): Fabio Bellagamba, Mauro Sereno, Mauro Roncarelli, Matteo Maturi, Mario Radovich, Sandro Bardelli, Emanuella Puddu, Lauro Moscardini, Fedor Getman, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Nicola Napolitano
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Issue 484/2, 2019, Page(s) 1598-1615, ISSN 0035-8711
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz090

KiDS+VIKING-450 and DES-Y1 combined: Mitigating baryon feedback uncertainty with COSEBIs

Author(s): Marika Asgari, Tilman Tröster, Catherine Heymans, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Jan Luca van den Busch, Angus H. Wright, Ami Choi, Thomas Erben, Benjamin Joachimi, Shahab Joudaki, Arun Kannawadi, Konrad Kuijken, Chieh-An Lin, Peter Schneider, Joe Zuntz
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 634, 2020, Page(s) A127, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936512

Consistent cosmic shear in the face of systematics: a B -mode analysis of KiDS-450, DES-SV and CFHTLenS

Author(s): Marika Asgari, Catherine Heymans, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Lance Miller, Peter Schneider, Alexandra Amon, Ami Choi, Thomas Erben, Christos Georgiou, Joachim Harnois-Deraps, Konrad Kuijken
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 624, 2019, Page(s) A134, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834379