Cosmology with weak lensing surveys

@article{Munshi2005CosmologyWW,
  title={Cosmology with weak lensing surveys},
  author={Dipak Munshi and Patrick Valageas},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={363},
  pages={2675 - 2691}
}
  • D. MunshiP. Valageas
  • Published 8 September 2005
  • Physics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Weak gravitational lensing is responsible for the shearing and magnification of the images of high-redshift sources due to the presence of intervening mass. Since the lensing effects arise from deflections of the light rays due to fluctuations of the gravitational potential, they can be directly related to the underlying density field of the large-scale structures. Weak gravitational surveys are complementary to both galaxy surveys and cosmic microwave background observations as they probe… 

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