The correlation of high-redshift galaxies with the thermal Sunyaev–Zel’dovich effect traces reionization

  title={The correlation of high-redshift galaxies with the thermal Sunyaev–Zel’dovich effect traces reionization},
  author={E. Baxter and Lewis H. Weinberger and M. Haehnelt and V. Ir{\vs}i{\vc} and Girish Kulkarni and S. Pandey and A. Roy},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We explore a potential new probe of reionization: the cross-correlation of high-redshift galaxies with maps of the thermal Sunyaev-Zel'dovich (tSZ) effect. We consider two types of high redshift galaxies: Lyman break galaxies (LBGs) and Lyman-$\alpha$ emitters (LAEs). LBGs and LAEs will be detected in large numbers at high redshift ($z \approx$ 4 to 7) by ongoing and future surveys. We consider a LBG sample like that expected from the The Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST… Expand

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