MERGHERS: An SZ-selected cluster survey with MeerKAT

  title={MERGHERS: An SZ-selected cluster survey with MeerKAT},
  author={Kenda Knowles and Andrew J. Baker and Kaustuv Basu and Vijay Bharadwaj and Roger Deane and Mark J. Devlin and Simon R. Dicker and F. de Gasperin and Chiara Ferrari and Matt Hilton and John P. Hughes and Huib T. Intema and Sphesihle Makhathini and Kavilan Moodley and Nadeem Oozeer and Christoph Pfrommer and Jonathan L. Sievers and Sinenhlanhla P. Sikhosana and Oleg M. Smirnov and M. Sommer and Sara Stanchfield and Kurt van der Heyden and Jonathan Zwart},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
The MeerKAT telescope will be one of the most sensitive radio arrays in the pre-SKA era. Here we discuss a low-frequency SZ-selected cluster survey with MeerKAT, the MeerKAT Extended Relics, Giant Halos, and Extragalactic Radio Sources (MERGHERS) survey. The primary goal of this survey is to detect faint signatures of diffuse cluster emission, specifically radio halos and relics. SZ-selected cluster samples offer a homogeneous, mass-limited set of targets out to higher redshift than X-ray… 

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