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OzDES multifibre spectroscopy for the Dark Energy Survey: first-year operation and results

Fang Yuan, C Lidman, TM Davis, M Childress, FB Abdalla, M Banerji, E Buckley-Geer, A Carnero Rosell, D Carollo, FJ Castander, CB D'Andrea, HT Diehl, CE Cunha, RJ Foley, J Frieman, K Glazebrook, J Gschwend, S Hinton, S Jouvel, R Kessler Show all

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

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Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO)


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Funding Acknowledgements

Parts of this research were conducted by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), through project number CE110001020. ACR acknowledges financial support provided by the PAPDRJ CAPES/FAPERJ Fellowship. This work was supported in part by the US Department of Energy contract to SLAC No. DE-AC02-76SF00515. BPS acknowledges support from the Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship Grant LF0992131. NS is the recipient of an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. FS acknowledges financial support provided by CAPES under contract No. 3171-13-2The data in this paper were based on observations obtained at the Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO programs A/2012B/11 and A/2013B/12, and NOAO program NOAO/0278). The authors would like to thank Marguerite Pierre and the XMM-XXL collaboration for allowing them to use a couple of hours of their time on the AAT to target the DES C3 field.Funding for the DES Projects has been provided by the US Department of Energy, the US National Science Foundation, the Ministry of Science and Education of Spain, the Science and Technology Facilities Council of the United Kingdom, the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Kavli Institute of Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago, the Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics at the Ohio State University, the Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy at Texas A&M University, Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos, Fundacao Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico and the Ministerio da Ciencia e Tecnologia, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the Collaborating Institutions in the Dark Energy Survey.The DES data management system is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number AST-1138766. The DES participants from Spanish institutions are partially supported by MINECO under grants AYA2012-39559, ESP2013-48274, FPA2013-47986, and Centro de Excelencia Severo Ochoa SEV-2012-0234, some of which include ERDF funds from the European Union.The Collaborating Institutions are Argonne National Laboratory, the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of Cambridge, Centro de Investigaciones Energeticas, Medioambientales y Tecnologicas-Madrid, the University of Chicago, University College London, the DES-Brazil Consortium, the Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Institut de Ciencies de l'Espai (IEEC/CSIC), the Institut de Fisica d'Altes Energies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat and the associated Excellence Cluster Universe, the University of Michigan, the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, the University of Nottingham, The Ohio State University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Portsmouth, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, the University of Sussex, and Texas A&M University.