Apples to apples A2 – II. Cluster selection functions for next-generation surveys

@article{Ascaso2017ApplesTA,
  title={Apples to apples A2 – II. Cluster selection functions for next-generation surveys},
  author={Bego{\~n}a Ascaso and Simona Mei and James G. Bartlett and Txitxo Ben'itez},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={464},
  pages={2270-2280}
}
We present the cluster selection function for three of the largest next-generation stage-IV surveys in the optical and infrared: Euclid-Optimistic, Euclid-Pessimistic and the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). To simulate these surveys, we use the realistic mock catalogues introduced in the first paper of this series. We detected galaxy clusters using the Bayesian Cluster Finder in the mock catalogues. We then modelled and calibrated the total cluster stellar mass observable–theoretical… 
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