A SINFONI integral field spectroscopy survey for galaxy counterparts to damped Lyman α systems – I. New detections and limits for intervening and associated absorbers*

@article{Proux2010ASI,
  title={A SINFONI integral field spectroscopy survey for galaxy counterparts to damped Lyman $\alpha$ systems – I. New detections and limits for intervening and associated absorbers*},
  author={C{\'e}line P{\'e}roux and Nicolas F. Bouche and Varsha P. Kulkarni and Donald G. York and Giovanni Vladilo Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille-Provence and France Univ. of Santa Barbara and Usa Univ. of South Carolina and U. Chicago and U Trieste and Italy.},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={410},
  pages={2237-2250}
}
Detailed studies of damped and sub-damped Lyman alpha systems (DLAs), the galaxies probed by the absorption they produce in the spectra of background quasars, rely on identifying the galaxy responsible for the absorber with more traditional methods. Integral field spectroscopy provides an efficient way of detecting faint galaxies near bright quasars, further providing immediate redshift confirmation. Here, we report the detection of H alpha emission from a DLA and a sub-DLA galaxy among a… Expand
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