DAZLE: Dark Ages Z Lyman-alpha Explorer

This is a collection of published work with a connection to issues relating to the DAZLE project. There are two lists, one covering the theoretical background and the other relevant observational results. Each list is arranged in approximately chronological order, with the most recent work being added to the ends. Most entries refer to a submission to the astronomical e-Print archive, astro-ph.

Theoretical Astrophysical Backdrop

  1. White & Rees(1978) Core condensation in heavy halos - A two-stage theory for galaxy formation and clustering
  2. Rees(1998) The universe at z > 5: When and how did the "dark age" end?
  3. Baugh, C.M., Cole, S. Frenk, C.S., Lacey, C.G., 1998, ApJ, 498, 504 "The Epoch of Galaxy Formation"
  4. Primordial Proto-Galaxies; Paolo Padoan (Harvard), Raul Jimenez (IfA, Edinburgh), James Dunlop (IfA, Edinburgh)
  5. The Detectability of High Redshift Lyman Alpha Emission Lines Prior to the Reionization of the Universe; Zoltan Haiman (Princeton University)
  6. Cosmological Effects of the First Stars: Evolving Spectra of Population III; Jason Tumlinson, J. Michael Shull, Aparna Venkatesan
  7. Evolving Spectra of Pop III Stars: Consequences for Csomological Reionization; Aparna Venkatesan, Jason Tumlinson, J. Michael Shull
  8. Simulating IGM Reionization; B. Ciardi, F. Stoehr, S.D.M. White (MPA)
  9. The Detectability of the First Stars and Their Cluster Enrichment Signatures; Evan Scannapieco, Raffaella Schneider, Andrea Ferrara
  10. Probing the star formation epoch with Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) data and high-redshift QSOs; Jun'ichi Yokoyama
  11. The Reionization History at High Redshifts I: Physical Models and New Constraints from CMB Polarization; Zoltan Haiman (Columbia University), Gilbert P. Holder (IAS)
  12. The Reionization History at High Redshifts II: Estimating the Optical Depth to Thomson Scattering from CMB Polarization; Gilbert Holder, Zoltan Haiman, Manoj Kaplinghat, Lloyd Knox
  13. The Thermal Memory of Reionization History; Lam Hui, Zoltan Haiman
  14. Early Reionization by the First Galaxies; B. Ciardi (MPA), A. Ferrara (SISSA), S. D. M. White (MPA)
  15. Star Formation at the Twilight of the Dark Ages: Which Stars Reionized the Universe?; Rachel S. Somerville, Mario Livio (STSci)
  16. Cosmic Reionisation by Stellar Sources: Population II Stars; Aaron Sokasian, Tom Abel, Lars Hernquist, Volker Springel
  17. The Earliest Epoch of Reionisation in the Standard $\Lambda$CDM Model; M. Fukugita, M. Kawasaki
  18. Implications of WMAP Observations On the Population III Star Formation Processes; Renyue Cen (Princeton University Observatory)
  19. Model-Independent Reionization Observables in the CMB; Wayne Hu (CfCP, U. Chicago), Gilbert P. Holder (IAS)
  20. The Epoch of Reionization in Models with Reduced Small Scale Power; Rachel S. Somerville (STScI), James S. Bullock (CfA), Mario Livio (STScI)
  21. Galaxies Inside Stromgren Spheres of Luminous Quasars at z>6: Detection of The First Galaxies; Renyue Cen (Princeton University Observatory)
  22. Dust Formation In Early Galaxies; H L. Morgan, M G. Edmunds (Cardiff University)
  23. The First Nonlinear Structures and the Reionization History of the Universe; Zoltan Haiman (Columbia University)
  24. Combining WMAP and SDSS Quasar Data on Reionization Constrains Cosmological Parameters and the Star Formation Efficiency; Weihsueh A. Chiu (U.S. EPA), Xiaohui Fan (University of Arizona), Jeremiah P. Ostriker (Princeton University)
  25. Probing reionization with Lyman-alpha emission lines; Michael R. Santos (Caltech)
  26. Observable Properties of Cosmological Reionization Sources; M. Stiavelli, S.M. Fall, N. Panagia
  27. Reionisation, chemical enrichment and seed black holes from the first stars: is Population III important?; Massimo Ricotti, Jeremiah P. Ostriker
  28. Searching for Star Formation Beyond Reionization; Elizabeth J. Barton et al
  29. Isocurvature Fluctuations Induce Early Star Formation; Naoshi Sugiyama, Saleem Zaroubi, Joseph Silk
  30. Is There a Missing Galaxy Problem at High Redshift?; Kentaro Nagamine et al
  31. Early Enrichment of Quasars by First Stars; Aparna Venkatesan, Raffaella Schneider, Andrea Ferrara
  32. The expected abundance of Lyman-$\alpha$ emitting primeval galaxies. I. General model predictions; E. Thommes, K. Meisenheimer
  33. The Reionization History in the Lognormal Model; Ji-Ren Liu et al
  34. Probing the Reionization History Using the Spectra of High-Redshift Sources; Andrei Mesinger, Zoltan Haiman, Renyue Cen.
  35. Was the Universe Reionized at Redshift 10?; Abraham Loeb, Rennan Barkana, Lars Hernquist
  36. The Damping Wing of the Gunn-Peterson Absorption and Lyman-Alpha Emitters in the Pre-Reionization Era; Nickolay Y. Gnedin, Francisco Prada
  37. Reionisation: the role of Globular Clusters; Massimo Ricotti
  38. Possible Detection of Cosmological Reionization Sources; M. Stiavelli, S.M. Fall, N. Panagia
  39. The abundance of Lyman-(\alpha) emitters in hierarchical models; Morgan Le Delliou et al
  40. Cosmic Star Formation, Reionization, and Constraints on Global Chemical Evolution; Frederic Daigne et al
  41. Constraining the Topology of Reionization Through Lyman-alpha Absorption; Steven Furlanetto, Lars Hernquist, Matias Zaldarriaga
  42. Undetected Sources Allow Transmission of the Lyman-alpha Line From Galaxies Prior to Reionization; Stuart Wyithe, Abraham Loeb

Related Observational Material

  1. Searches for primeval galaxies in the near infrared; Thompson, D. and Djorgovski, S., Beckwith, S. V. W., AJ, 1994, AJ, 107, 1
  2. Sizes of high redshifts galaxies - half light radius is 0.3 arcsec from Lowenthal, and Gavialsco, MDS.
  3. Lyman Alpha Emitters at Redshift z=5.7; James E. Rhoads, Sangeeta Malhotra
  4. Large Equivalent width Lyman-alpha line emission at z=4.5: young galaxies in a young universe; Sangeeta Malhotra (JHU, STScI) James Rhoads (STScI)
  5. Redshift z = 6.56 Galaxy Behind the Cluster Abell 370; Esther M. Hu et al
  6. The most distant structure of galaxies known: a protocluster at z=4.1; B P. Venemans et al
  7. A New High-Redshift Lyman alpha Emitter: Possible Superwind Galaxy at z = 5.69; M. Ajiki et al
  8. Spectroscopic Confirmation of Three Redshift 5.7 Lyman-alpha Emitters from the Large Area Lyman Alpha Survey; James E. Rhoads et al
  9. Searching for z ~ 6 Objects with the HST Advanced Camera for Surveys; Preliminary Analysis of a Deep Parallel Field; Haojing Yan, Rogier A. Windhorst, Seth H. Cohen
  10. The Discovery of Two Lyman-Alpha Emitters Beyond Redshift 6 in the Subaru Deep Field; K. Kodiara et al
  11. A Survey of z>5.7 Quasars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey II: Discovery of Three Additional Quasars at z>6; Xiaohui Fan et al
  12. No X-ray Bright Type II Quasars Among the Lyman-alpha Emitters; S. Malhotra (STScI), J. X. Wang (JHU), J. E. Rhoads (STScI), T. M. Heckman (JHU), C.Norman (STScI)
  13. First Year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Observations: Determination of Cosmological Parameters; D.N. Spergel et al
  14. Lyman Break Galaxies and the Star Formation Rate of the Universe at z~6; Elizabeth Stanway (1), Andrew Bunker (1), Richard McMahon (1) ((1) Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge)
  15. Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) First Year Observations: TE Polarization; A. Kogut et al
  16. Subaru Deep Survey. IV. Discovery of a Large-Scale Structure at Redshift \simeq 5; K. Shimasaku et al
  17. Iron Emission in z~6 QSOs; Wolfram Freudling, Michael R. Corbin, Kirk T. Korista
  18. Probing the Ionization State of the Universe at z>6; Richard L. White, Robert H. Becker, Xiaohui Fan, Michael A. Strauss
  19. Discovery of a z = 6.17 galaxy from CFHT and VLT observations; J.-G. Cuby et al
  20. Emission line galaxies at 9200 A, including a multi-component galaxy system at z =6.43; Simon Lilly, Kim-Vy Tran, Mark Brodwin, David Crampton, Stephanie Juneau, Henry McCracken
  21. Lyman$\alpha$ Emitters beyond Redshift 5:The Dawn of Galaxy Formation; Yoshiaki Taniguchi et al
  22. FeII/MgII Emission Line Ratio in High Redshift Quasars; M.Dietrich, F.Hamann, I.Appenzeller, M.Vestergaard
  23. The Properties of Galaxies at z>5; M. N. Bremer et al
  24. Early star formation traced by the highest redshift quasars; R. Maiolino et al
  25. A Subaru Search for Lyman$\alpha$ Emitters at Redshift 5.7; Masaru Ajiki et al
  26. Iron Emission in the z=6.4 Quasar SDSS J114816.64+525150.3; A.J. Barth, P. Martini, C. H. Nelson, L. C. Ho
  27. HST imaging and Keck Spectroscopy of z~6 I-band Drop-Out Galaxies in the ACS GOODS Fields; Elizabeth Stanway et al
  28. The Most Distant Galaxies; Hyron Spinrad
  29. The Abundance of Low-luminosity Lyman alpha Emitters at High Redshift; Michael R. Santos et al
  30. The Space Density of Redshift 5.7 Ly-Alpha Emitters; Crystal L. Martin, Marcin Sawicki
  31. Iron Emission in z ~ 6 QSOs and its Possible Implications; Michael R. Corbin, Wolfram Freudling, Kirk. T. Korista
  32. The Luminosity Function of Lyman Alpha Emitters at Redshift z~5.7; Esther M. Hu et al
  33. Emission line galaxies at z = 6.5; Jaron Kurk et al
  34. Subaru Surveys for High-z Galaxies; Yoshiaki Taniguchi
  35. Three Lyman-alpha Emitters at z approx 6: Early GMOS/Gemini Data from the GLARE Project; Elizabeth R. Stanway et al
  36. A large population of 'Lyman-break' galaxies in a protocluster at redshift z=4.1; George K. Miley, Roderik A. Overzier, Zlatan I. Tsvetanov
  37. A study of distant Ly-alpha emitters in overdense regions; B. P. Venemans, H. J. A. Rottgering, G. K. Miley
  38. The nature of the Lyman-alpha emission region of FDF-4691; C. Tapken et al
  39. A Probable z~7 Galaxy Strongly Lensed by the Rich Cluster Abell 2218: Exploring the Dark Ages
  40. The Evolution of the Intergalactic Medium Transmission to Redshift Six; Antoinette Songaila
  41. ISAAC/VLT observations of a lensed galaxy at z=10.0; R. Pello et al
  42. A Luminous Lyman-alpha Emitting Galaxy at Redshift z=6.535: Discovery and Spectroscopic Confirmation; James E. Rhoads et al
  43. Star Formation at z~6: The UDF-Parallel ACS Fields; R.J. Bouwens et al
  44. The Star Formation Rate of the Universe at z~6 from the Hubble Ultra Deep Field; A. J. Bunker, E. R. Stanway, R. S. Ellis, R. G. McMahon
  45. Large Cosmic Variance in the Clustering Properties of Lyman Alpha Emitters at z~5; K. Shimasaku et al
  46. The Complete Star Formation History of the Universe; Alan Heavens, Benjamin Panter, Raul Jimenez, James Dunlop
  47. Have we detected one of the sources responsible for an early reionisation of the Universe?; Massimo Ricotti, Martin G. Haehnelt, Max Pettini, Martin J. Rees
  48. The First 1-2 Gyrs of Galaxy Formation: Dropout Galaxies from z~3-6; Garth Illingworth (UCSC), Rychard Bouwens (UCSC)
  49. Implications of the Lyman alpha Emission Line from a Candidate z=10 Galaxy; Renyue Cen, Zoltan Haiman, Andrei Mesinger
  50. Near-Infrared Properties of I-Drop Galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field; Elizabeth Stanway, Richard McMahon, Andrew Bunker
  51. Observing z>7 sources with the GTC; R. Pello et al
  52. In Search of the Dark Ages -- An Experimental Challenge; J. Bland-Hawthorn, P.E.J. Nulsen
  53. A Subaru Search for Lyman-Alpha Emitters at z=5.8 with an Intermediate-Band Filter; Masaru Ajiki et al
  54. Discovery of Massive Evolved Galaxies at z > 3 in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field; Hsiao-Wen Chen, Ron Marzke
  55. A Lyman alpha emitter at z = 6.5 found with slitless spectroscopy; J.D. Kurk et al
  56. Evidence for a Boundary of the Cosmological Stromgren Sphere and for Significant Neutral Hydrogen Surrounding the Quasar SDSS J1030+0524; Andrei Mesinger, Zoltan Haiman
  57. Galaxy Size Evolution at High Redshift and Surface Brightness Selection Effects: Constraints from the Hubble Ultra Deep Field; R.J. Bouwens et al
  58. Iron Abundance Diagnostics in High-Redshift QSOs; Michael R. Corbin, Kirk T. Korista, Nalaka Kodituwakku, Wolfram Freduling
  59. Reanalysis of the spectrum of the z=10 galaxy ISAAC/VLT observations of a lensed galaxy at z=10.0; Weatherley et al
  60. On the evolution of star forming galaxies; A. M. Hopkins
  61. Response to "Reanalysis of the spectrum of the z=10 galaxy ISAAC/VLT observations of a lensed galaxy at z=10.0" by Weatherley et al. (astro-ph/0407150); R. Pello, J. Richard, J.-F. Le Borgne, D. Schaerer
  62. A Galaxy at z = 6.545 and Constraints on the Epoch of Reionization; Daniel Stern
  63. Luminosity functions of Lyman-alpha emitters at z=6.5, and z=5.7: evidence against reionization at z=6; Sangeeta Malhotra, James Rhoads
  64. Candidates of z ~ 5.5--7 Galaxies in the HST Ultra Deep Field; Haojing Yan, Rogier A. Windhorst
  65. The Subaru Deep Field Project: Lyman$\alpha$ Emitters at Redshift of 6.6; Y. Taniguchi et al
  66. A Matched Catalogue i-dropout galaxies at z~6 in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field; Andrew J Bunker, Elizabeth R. Stanway
  67. The fate of Lyman photons in local Starburst: new ACS/HST images; Daniel Kunth et al
  68. A VLT/FORS2 Multi-Slit Search for Lyman-alpha Emitting Galaxies at z~6.5; Kim-Vy H. Tran, Simon J. Lilly, David Crampton, Mark Brodwin
  69. A Redshift z=5.4 Lyman alpha Emitting Galaxy with Linear Morphology in the GRAPES/UDF Field; James E. Rhoads et al
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