Journal article

ABSORPTION-LINE SPECTROSCOPY OF GRAVITATIONALLY LENSED GALAXIES: FURTHER CONSTRAINTS ON THE ESCAPE FRACTION OF IONIZING PHOTONS AT HIGH REDSHIFT

Nicha Leethochawalit, Tucker A Jones, Richard S Ellis, Daniel P Stark, Adi Zitrin

The Astrophysical Journal | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge useful discussions with Phil Hopkins, Evan Kirby, Xiangcheng Ma, Brant Robertson, Brian Siana, and Alice Shapley. T.A.J. acknowledges support from NASA through Hubble Fellowship grant HST-HF2-51359.001-A awarded by the Space Telescope Science Institute, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., for NASA, under contract NAS 5-26555. R.S.E. acknowledges support from the European Research Council through an Advanced Grant FP7/669253. D.P.S. acknowledges support from the National Science Foundation through grant AST-1410155. A.Z. is supported by NASA through Hubble Fellowship grant HST-HF2-51334.001-A awarded by STScI, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., under NASA contract NAS 5-26555. Data presented herein were obtained at the W. M. Keck Observatory, which is operated as a scientific partnership among the California Institute of Technology, the University of California, and NASA. The Observatory was made possible by the generous financial support of the W. M. Keck Foundation. The authors acknowledge the very significant cultural role that the summit of Maunakea has always had within the indigenous Hawaiian community. We are most fortunate to have the opportunity to conduct observations from this mountain.