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@inproceedings{Schwab2010GalaxyScaleST, title={Galaxy-Scale Strong-Lensing Tests of Gravity and Geometric Cosmology: Constraints and Systematic Limitations}, author={Jacqueline Schwab and Adam Bolton and Saul Alan Rappaport}, year={2010} }

- Published 2010
DOI:10.1088/0004-637X/708/1/750

Galaxy-scale strong gravitational lenses with measured stellar velocity dispersions allow a test of the weak-field metric on kiloparsec scales and a geometric measurement of the cosmological distance–redshift relation, provided that the mass-dynamical structure of the lensing galaxies can be independently constrained to a sufficient degree. We combine data on 53 galaxy-scale strong lenses from the Sloan Lens ACS Survey with a well-motivated fiducial set of lens-galaxy parameters to find (1) a… CONTINUE READING