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PARALLEL SESSION: Large Scale Structure/Lensing

Organizing Chairs: Bhuvnesh Jain (University of Pennsylvania) & Risa Wechsler (KICP, University of Chicago)

December 10, 2005 (Crystal ballroom B, West Tower)



Session 1

Chair: Bhuvnesh Jain (University of Pennsylvania)

Crystal ballroom B, West Tower

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Density profiles of galaxy clusters using strong + weak lensing [Abstract]

Neal Dalal (CITA)

2:15 PM - 2:35 PM

Cluster Strong Lensing

Joseph F. Hennawi (UC Berkeley)

2:35 PM - 2:50 PM

Lensing Signatures of CDM Substructures [Abstract]

Eduardo Rozo (University of Chicago)

2:50 PM - 3:05 PM

Lensing Without Shear: the Power of Cosmic Magnification [Abstract]

Pengjie Zhang (Shanghai Observatory)

3:05 PM - 3:45 PM

Coffee Break/ Poster viewing

Session 2

Chair: Risa Wechsler (KICP, University of Chicago)

Crystal ballroom B, West Tower

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

A STEP towards high precision cosmology from weak gravitational lensing [Abstract]

Catherine E. Heymans (UBC)

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

Calbration of Cluster Masses with Weak Lensing in the SDSS [PDF format], [Abstract]

Erin Sheldon (New York University)

4:25 PM - 4:45 PM

Breaking the Degeneracies between Cosmology and Galaxy Bias [Abstract]

Zheng Zheng (Institute for Advanced Study)

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

The Clustering of Photometric Luminous Red Galaxies and their cosmological implications [Abstract]

Nikhil Padmanabhan (Princeton University)



Poster Presentation Information


The Projected Radial Distribution of Galactic Satellites [Abstract]

Jacqueline Chen (University of Chicago, KICP)


Quantifying the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe [Abstract]

Joerg M. Colberg (Carnegie-Mellon University)


Modeling Luminosity-Dependent Clustering from z~5 to the Present

Charlie Conroy (University of Chicago)


Planning Weak Lensing Surveys

Bhuvnesh Jain (University of Pennsylvania)


Large Scale Reionization [Abstract]

Katharina Kohler (University of Colorado and Fermi Lab)


Effect of Photo-z on Baryon Oscillations [Abstract]

Zhaoming Ma (University of Chicago)


Method of Estimating Weak Lens Shear to 1% Accuracy [Abstract]

Reiko Nakajima (University of Pennsylvania)


Constraining cosmological parameters with the galaxy power spectrum and bispectrum [Abstract]

Emiliano Sefusatti (Fermilab)


N-body simulations of alternate gravity models [Abstract]

Hans F. Stabenau (University of Pennsylvania)


Cosmology with Galaxy Correlations from Photometric Redshift Surveys [Abstract]

Hu Zhan (University of California at Davis)


Symposium Materials

The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics The University of Chicago