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Prospects for weak lensing/cosmic shear with the VLTs
Author(s): Yannick Mellier; L. van Waerbeke; Etienne Bertin; I. Tereno; P. Schneider; F. Bernardeau; T. Erben
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Paper Abstract

The present status of weak lensing analyses of clusters of galaxies and of cosmic shear surveys are presented and discussed. We focus on the impact of very large telescopes on present-day and future surveys and compare their potential with HST or wide field 4 meter telescopes.

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Date Published: 13 February 2003
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 4834, Discoveries and Research Prospects from 6- to 10-Meter-Class Telescopes II, (13 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.457882
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Yannick Mellier, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (France)
Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
L. van Waerbeke, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (United States)
Etienne Bertin, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (France)
Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
I. Tereno, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (France)
Univ. de Lisboa (Portugal)
P. Schneider, IAEF/Univ. Bonn (Germany)
F. Bernardeau, CEA-Saclay (France)
T. Erben, IAEF/Univ. Bonn (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4834:
Discoveries and Research Prospects from 6- to 10-Meter-Class Telescopes II
Puragra Guhathakurta, Editor(s)

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