# Distribution function approach to redshift space distortions. Part II: N-body simulations

@article{Okumura2011DistributionFA, title={Distribution function approach to redshift space distortions. Part II: N-body simulations}, author={Teppei Okumura and Uros Seljak and Patrick Mcdonald and Vincent Desjacques}, journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics}, year={2011}, volume={2012}, pages={010-010} }

Measurement of redshift-space distortions (RSD) offers an attractive method to directly probe the cosmic growth history of density perturbations. A distribution function approach where RSD can be written as a sum over density weighted velocity moment correlators has recently been developed. In this paper we use results of N-body simulations to investigate the individual contributions and convergence of this expansion for dark matter. If the series is expanded as a function of powers of…

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