The Clustering of Galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: Measuring H(z) and D_A(z) at z = 0.57 with Clustering Wedges

18 Mar 2013Eyal A. KazinAriel G. SanchezAntonio J. CuestaFlorian BeutlerChia-Hsun ChuangDaniel J. EisensteinMarc ManeraNikhil PadmanabhanWill J. PercivalFrancisco PradaAshley J. RossHee-Jong SeoJeremy TinkerRita TojeiroXiaoying XuJ. BrinkmannBrownstein JoelRobert C. NicholDavid J SchlegelDonald P. SchneiderDaniel Thomas

We analyze the 2D correlation function of the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) CMASS sample of massive galaxies of the ninth data release to measure cosmic expansion H and the angular diameter distance D_A at a mean redshift of <z> = 0.57. We apply, for the first time, a new correlation function technique called clustering wedges... (read more)

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