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dc.contributor.authorSmith, D. J. B.
dc.contributor.authorBest, P. N.
dc.contributor.authorDuncan, K. J.
dc.contributor.authorHatch, N. A.
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, M. J.
dc.contributor.authorRöttgering, H. J. A.
dc.contributor.authorSimpson, C. J.
dc.contributor.authorStott, J. P.
dc.contributor.authorCochrane, R. K.
dc.contributor.authorCoppin, K. E.
dc.contributor.authorDannerbauer, H.
dc.contributor.authorDavis, T. A.
dc.contributor.authorGeach, J. E.
dc.contributor.authorHale, C. L.
dc.contributor.authorHardcastle, M. J.
dc.contributor.authorHatfield, P. W.
dc.contributor.authorHoughton, R. C. W.
dc.contributor.authorMaddox, N.
dc.contributor.authorMcGee, S. L.
dc.contributor.authorMorabito, L.
dc.contributor.authorNisbet, D.
dc.contributor.authorPandey-Pommier, M.
dc.contributor.authorPrandoni, I.
dc.contributor.authorSaxena, A.
dc.contributor.authorShimwell, T. W.
dc.contributor.authorTarr, M.
dc.contributor.authorBemmel, I. van
dc.contributor.authorVerma, A.
dc.contributor.authorWhite, G. J.
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, W. L.
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-05T01:04:43Z
dc.date.available2019-11-05T01:04:43Z
dc.date.issued2016-10-14
dc.identifier.citationSmith , D J B , Best , P N , Duncan , K J , Hatch , N A , Jarvis , M J , Röttgering , H J A , Simpson , C J , Stott , J P , Cochrane , R K , Coppin , K E , Dannerbauer , H , Davis , T A , Geach , J E , Hale , C L , Hardcastle , M J , Hatfield , P W , Houghton , R C W , Maddox , N , McGee , S L , Morabito , L , Nisbet , D , Pandey-Pommier , M , Prandoni , I , Saxena , A , Shimwell , T W , Tarr , M , Bemmel , I V , Verma , A , White , G J & Williams , W L 2016 , The WEAVE-LOFAR Survey . in Proceedings of the SF2A conference . Societe Francaise d'Astronomie et d'Astrophysique , SF2A Conference 2016 , Lyon , France , 10/10/16 .
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dc.identifier.otherPURE: 10649213
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 61a1ea09-8142-44e6-9f54-f29ff2de8184
dc.identifier.otherArXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/1611.02706v1
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0002-0729-2988/work/64327864
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0001-7315-1596/work/64327888
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/21841
dc.description.abstractIn these proceedings we highlight the primary scientific goals and design of the WEAVE-LOFAR survey, which will use the new WEAVE spectrograph on the 4.2m William Herschel Telescope to provide the primary source of spectroscopic information for the LOFAR Surveys Key Science Project. Beginning in 2018, WEAVE-LOFAR will generate more than 10$^6$ R=5000 365-960 nm spectra of low-frequency selected radio sources, across three tiers designed to efficiently sample the redshift-luminosity plane, and produce a data set of enormous legacy value. The radio frequency selection, combined with the high multiplex and throughput of the WEAVE spectrograph, make obtaining redshifts in this way very efficient, and we expect that the redshift success rate will approach 100 per cent at z < 1. This unprecedented spectroscopic sample – which will be complemented by an integral field component – will be transformational in key areas, including studying the star formation history of the Universe, the role of accretion and AGN-driven feedback, properties of the epoch of reionisation, cosmology, cluster haloes and relics, as well as the nature of radio galaxies and protoclusters. Each topic will be addressed in unprecedented detail, and with the most reliable source classifications and redshift information in existence.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherSociete Francaise d'Astronomie et d'Astrophysique
dc.relation.ispartofProceedings of the SF2A conference
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dc.subjectastro-ph.GA
dc.titleThe WEAVE-LOFAR Surveyen
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Astrophysics Research
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
dc.relation.schoolSchool of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
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dcterms.dateAccepted2016-10-14
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