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Cosmic Dawn and Reionization: Astrophysics in the Final Frontier

  title={Cosmic Dawn and Reionization: Astrophysics in the Final Frontier},
  author={Asantha Cooray and James E. Aguirre and Yacine Ali-Haimoud and Marcelo Alvarez and Phil Appleton and Lee Armus and George D. Becker and James J. Bock and R. A. A. Bowler and Judd D. Bowman and Matt Bradford and Patrick C. Breysse and Volker Bromm and Jack O. Burns and Karina I. Caputi and M. Castellano and Tzu-Ching Chang and Ranga-ram Chary and H. C. Chiang and Joanne Cohn and Christopher J. Conselice and J-G. Cuby and Frederick B. Davies and Pratika Dayal and Olivier Dor{\'e} and Duncan Farrah and Andrea Ferrara and Steven L. Finkelstein and Steven R. Furlanetto and Bryna J. Hazelton and Caroline Heneka and Anne Hutter and Daniel C. Jacobs and L{\'e}on V. E. Koopmans and Ely D. Kovetz and Paul La Piante and Olivier Le F{\`e}vre and Adrian Chi-Yan Liu and Jingzhe Ma and Yinzhe Ma and Sangeeta Malhotra and Yi Mao and Daniel P. Marrone and Kiyoshi W. Masui and Matthew McQuinn and Jordan Mirocha and Daniel J. Mortlock and Eric J. Murphy and Hooshang Nayyeri and Priyamvada Natarajan and Thyagarajan Nithyanandan and Aaron Parsons and Roser Pell{\'o} and Alexandra Pope and James E. Rhoads and Jason D. Rhodes and Dominik A. Riechers and Brant E. Robertson and Claudia Scarlata and Stephen Serjeant and B. R. Saliwanchik and Ruben Salvaterra and R. Schneider and Marta B. Silva and Martin Sahl'en and M'ario G. Santos and E R Switzer and Pasquale Temi and Hy Trac and Aparna Venkatesan and E. F. Visbal and Matias Zaldarriaga and Michael Zemcov and Zheng Zheng},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
The cosmic dawn and epoch of reionization mark the time period in the universe when stars, galaxies, and blackhole seeds first formed and the intergalactic medium changed from neutral to an ionized one. Despite substantial progress with multi-wavelength observations, astrophysical process during this time period remain some of the least understood with large uncertainties on our existing models of galaxy, blackhole, and structure formation. This white paper outlines the current state of… Expand

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