HiZELS: a high-redshift survey of Hα emitters – I. The cosmic star formation rate and clustering at z= 2.23

@article{Geach2008HiZELSAH,
  title={HiZELS: a high-redshift survey of H$\alpha$ emitters – I. The cosmic star formation rate and clustering at z= 2.23},
  author={James E. Geach and I. R. Smail and Philip N. Best and Jaron Daniel Kurk and Mark M. Casali and R. J. Ivison and K. E. K. Coppin},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={388},
  pages={1473-1486}
}
We present results from a near-infrared narrow-band survey of emission-line galaxies at z = 2.23, using the Wide Field Camera on the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope. The H2S1 narrow-band filter ( �c = 2.121µm) we employ selects the Hemission line redshifted to z = 2.23, and is thus suitable for selecting 'typical' star forming g alaxies and active galactic nuclei at this epoch. The pilot study was undertaken in the well studied Cosmological Evolution Survey field (COSMOS) and is already the… 

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