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Euclid Definition Study Report

@inproceedings{Laureijs2011EuclidDS,
  title={Euclid Definition Study Report},
  author={Ren{\'e} J. Laureijs and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Amiaux and Silvia Arduini and J. L. Augu{\`e}res and Jarle Brinchmann and Richard E. Cole and Mark S. Cropper and Christophe Dabin and Ludovic Duvet and Anne Ealet and Bianca Garilli and Ph. Gondoin and Luigi Guzzo and John Hoar and Henk Hoekstra and Rory Holmes and Thomas D. Kitching and Thierry Maciaszek and Yannick Mellier and Fabio Pasian and Will J Percival and Jason D. Rhodes and Gonzalo Saavedra Criado and Marc Sauvage and Roberto Scaramella and Luca Valenziano and Steven R. Warren and Ralf Bender and Francisco J. Castander and Andrea Cimatti and Olivier Le F{\`e}vre and Hannu Kurki-Suonio and Michael Levi and Per B. Lilje and Georges Meylan and Robert C. Nichol and Kristian Pedersen and V. Popa and R. Rebolo Lopez and Hans–Walter Rix and H. J. A. Rottgering and Werner W. Zeilinger and Frank U. Grupp and Patrick Hudelot and Richard J. Massey and Massimo Meneghetti and Lance Miller and St{\'e}phane Paltani and St{\'e}phane Paulin-Henriksson and S. Pires and Curtis J Saxton and Tim Schrabback and Gregor Seidel and Jeremy R. Walsh and Nabila Aghanim and Luca Amendola and James G. Bartlett and Carlo Baccigalupi and Jean Philippe Beaulieu and Karim Benabed and J-G. Cuby and David Elbaz and Pablo Fosalba and Giuseppe Gavazzi and Amina Helmi and Isobel M. Hook and Michael J. Irwin and Jean-Paul Kneib and Martin Kunz and Filippo Mannucci and Lauro Moscardini and Charling Tao and R. Teyssier and Jochen Weller and Gianni Zamorani and Mar{\'i}a Rosa Zapatero Osorio and Olivier Boulade and J. J. Foumond and Anna Maria Di Giorgio and P. Guttridge and Ady James and Matthew W Kemp and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Martignac and Alton Spencer and Dominic J. Walton and T. Blumchen and Carlotta Bonoli and Favio Bortoletto and C'edric Cerna and Leonardo Corcione and Christophe Fabron and Knud Jahnke and Sebastiano Ligori and F. Madrid and L. Martin and G. Morgante and Tony Pamplona and {\'E}ric Prieto and M. Riva and Rafael Toledo and Massimo Trifoglio and F. Zerbi and Filipe B. Abdalla and Marian Douspis and Catherine Grenet and Stefano Borgani and Rychard J. Bouwens and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Courbin and J. M. Delouis and Pierre Dubath and Adriano Fontana and Marco Frailis and Andrea Grazian and J. Koppenhofer and Oriana Mansutti and Martin Melchior and Marco Mignoli and Joseph J. Mohr and Christian Neissner and Keith Noddle and Maurice Poncet and Marco Scodeggio and S. Serrano and N. Shane and J. L. Starck and Christian Surace and A. N. Taylor and Gijs Verdoes-Kleijn and Claudio Vuerli and O. Rees Williams and Andrea Zacchei and Bruno Altieri and Isabel Escudero Sanz and Ralf Kohley and Tim Oosterbroek and Pierre Astier and David Bacon and Sandro Bardelli and Carlton M. Baugh and Fabio Bellagamba and Christophe O. Benoist and Davide Bianchi and Andrea Biviano and Enzo Branchini and Carmelita Carbone and Vincenzo F. Cardone and David G. Clements and St{\'e}phane Colombi and Christopher J. Conselice and Giovanni Cresci and Niall R. Deacon and James S. Dunlop and Cosimo Fedeli and Fabio Fontanot and Paolo Franzetti and Carlo Giocoli and Juan Garc{\'i}a-Bellido and Jason P. D. Gow and A. F. Heavens and Paul C. Hewett and Catherine Heymans and Andrew D. Holland and Z. L. Huang and Olivier Ilbert and Benjamin Joachimi and E. Jennins and Eamonn Kerins and Alina Kiessling and Donnacha Kirk and Rubina Kotak and Oliver Krause and Ofer Lahav and Floor van Leeuwen and Julien Lesgourgues and Marco Lombardi and M Magliocchetti and Kate Maguire and Elisabetta Majerotto and Roberto Maoli and Federico Marulli and Sophie Maurogordato and Henry Joy McCracken and Ross J. McLure and Alessandro Melchiorri and Alexandra Merson and M. Moresco and Mario Nonino and Peder Norberg and John A Peacock and Roser Pell{\'o} and Matthew T. Penny and Valeria Pettorino and C. D. N. Porto and Lucia Pozzetti and Claudia Quercellini and Mario Radovich and Ana{\"i}s Rassat and Nathan D. Roche and Samuel Ronayette and Emanuel Rossetti and Barbara Sartoris and P. Christian Schneider and Elisabetta Semboloni and Stephen Serjeant and Fergus O'Leary Simpson and Constantinos Skordis and G. Smadja and Steven J. Smartt and Paolo Spano and Susanna Spiro and Mark Sullivan and Andr'e Tilquin and Richard Trotta and Licia Verde and Y Wang and Gerard M. Williger and G Zhao and Julien Zoubian and Elena Zucca},
  year={2011}
}
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