Constraining high-redshift X-ray sources with next generation 21-cm power spectrum measurements

@article{EwallWice2016ConstrainingHX,
  title={Constraining high-redshift X-ray sources with next generation 21-cm power spectrum measurements},
  author={Aaron M. Ewall-Wice and Jacqueline N. Hewitt and Andrei Mesinger and Joshua S. Dillon and Adrian Liu and Jonathan C. Pober},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={458},
  pages={2710-2724}
}
We use the Fisher matrix formalism and semi-numerical simulations to derive quantitative predictions of the constraints that power spectrum measurements on next-generation interferometers, such as the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), will place on the characteristics of the X-ray sources that heated the high redshift intergalactic medium. Incorporating observations between $z=5$ and $z=25$, we find that the proposed 331 element HERA and SKA phase… 

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