WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey Baryon Acoustic Oscillation Random Catalogues

  • Chris Blake (Creator)
  • Eyal Kazin (Creator)
  • Florian Buetler (Creator)
  • Tamara M. Davis (Creator)
  • David Parkinson (Creator)
  • Sarah Brough (Creator)
  • Matthew Colless (Creator)
  • Warrick J. Couch (Creator)
  • Scott M. Croom (Creator)
  • Darren Croton (Creator)
  • Michael J. Drinkwater (Creator)
  • Karl Forster (Creator)
  • Gilbank David (Creator)
  • Michael Gladders (Creator)
  • Karl Glazebrook (Creator)
  • Ben Jelliffe (Creator)
  • Russell Jurek (Creator)
  • I-hui Li (Creator)
  • Barry F. Madore (Creator)
  • D. Christopher Martin (Creator)
  • Kevin Pimbblet (Creator)
  • Gregory Poole (Creator)
  • Michael Pracy (Creator)
  • Rob Sharp (Creator)
  • Emily Wisnioski (Creator)
  • David Woods (Creator)
  • Ted K. Wyder (Creator)
  • H.K.C. Yee (Creator)

Dataset

Description

Data products associated with the WiggleZ Dark Energy survey measurement of the Baryon Acoustic Oscillations (BAO), as described in Blake et al. arXiv:1108.2635 (2011, MNRAS, 418, 1707)

Data is given for 6 WiggleZ regions (01, 03, 09, 11, 15, 22 hrs) in 3 different overlapping redshift slices (z=0.2-0.6, 0.4-0.8, 0.6-1.0), matching the datasets analyzed in the final WiggleZ baryon acoustic peak paper Blake et al. (2011, MNRAS, 418, 1707). For each sub-region the following files are given:

Correlation function: xi_**hr*.dat - correlation function measurement and covariance matrix for each sub-region. Format of the file:

- 1st line: nbin, ngalaxy
- nbin lines: mean separation [Mpc/h], xi(s), sqrt[Cov(i,i)]
- nbin x nbin lines: i, j, Cov(i,j)

The covariance matrix is from lognormal realizations, not jack-knife regions.

Combined correlation function: xi_combined*.dat - correlation function measurement for each redshift range combining the measurements in each sub-region, in the same format as above.

Integral constant: wigglez_ic.dat - integral constraint correction which should be added to the measured correlation function, format of the file is:

- Region [hr],
- zmin,
- zmax,
- integral constraint delta-xi

We are considering adding another 90 random catalogues in the near future. For now the random catalogues used in the previous analysis are available below.
Date made available7 Sep 2012
PublisherZenodo

Cite this

Blake, C. (Creator), Kazin, E. (Creator), Buetler, F. (Creator), Davis, T. M. (Creator), Parkinson, D. (Creator), Brough, S. (Creator), Colless, M. (Creator), Couch, W. J. (Creator), Croom, S. M. (Creator), Croton, D. (Creator), Drinkwater, M. J. (Creator), Forster, K. (Creator), David, G. (Creator), Gladders, M. (Creator), Glazebrook, K. (Creator), Jelliffe, B. (Creator), Jurek, R. (Creator), Li, I. (Creator), Madore, B. F. (Creator), Christopher Martin, D. (Creator), Pimbblet, K. (Creator), Poole, G. (Creator), Pracy, M. (Creator), Sharp, R. (Creator), Wisnioski, E. (Creator), Woods, D. (Creator), Wyder, T. K. (Creator), Yee, H. K. C. (Creator)(7 Sep 2012). WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey Baryon Acoustic Oscillation Random Catalogues. Zenodo. 10.5281/zenodo.33470