FIRST FRONTIER FIELD CONSTRAINTS ON THE COSMIC STAR FORMATION RATE DENSITY AT z similar to 10-THE IMPACT OF LENSING SHEAR ON COMPLETENESS OF HIGH-REDSHIFT GALAXY SAMPLES
PA Oesch, RJ Bouwens, GD Illingworth, M Franx, SM Ammons, PG van Dokkum, M Trenti, I Labbe
The Astrophysical Journal | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2015
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We thank the anonymous referee for very helpful feedback and suggestions, which greatly improved this paper. This work was supported by NASA grant NAG5-7697 and NASA grant HST-GO-11563.01. We are grateful to the directors of STScI and SSC to execute the dedicated Frontier Field program. We thank Shy Genel and Mark Vogelsberger for providing and discussing the results of the Illustris simulation. This work utilizes gravitational lensing models produced by PIs Bradac, Ebeling, Merten & Zitrin, Sharon, and Williams funded as part of the HST Frontier Fields program conducted by STScI. STScI is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. under NASA contract NAS 5-26555. The lens models and data sets were obtained from the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST).