A new method for the Alcock-Paczynski test

  title={A new method for the Alcock-Paczynski test},
  author={Francesco Montanari and Ruth Durrer},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We argue that from observations alone, only the transverse power spectrum $C_\ell(z_1,z_2)$ and the corresponding correlation function $\xi(\theta,z_1,z_2)$ can be measured and that these contain the full three dimensional information. We determine the two point galaxy correlation function at linear order in perturbation theory. Redshift space distortions are taken into account for arbitrary angular and redshift separations. We discuss the shape of the longitudinal and the transversal… 

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