The Subaru FMOS galaxy redshift survey (FastSound). IV. New constraint on gravity theory from redshift space distortions at z 1.4

Teppei Okumura, Chiaki Hikage, Tomonori Totani, Motonari Tonegawa, Hiroyuki Okada, Karl Glazebrook, Chris Blake, Pedro G. Ferreira, Surhud More, Atsushi Taruya, Shinji Tsujikawa, Masayuki Akiyama, Gavin Dalton, Tomotsugu Goto, Takashi Ishikawa, Fumihide Iwamuro, Takahiko Matsubara, Takahiro Nishimichi, Kouji Ohta, Ikkoh ShimizuRyuichi Takahashi, Naruhisa Takato, Naoyuki Tamura, Kiyoto Yabe, Naoki Yoshida

研究成果: Review article査読

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We measure the redshift-space correlation function from a spectroscopic sample of 2783 emission line galaxies from the FastSound survey. The survey, which uses the Subaru Telescope and covers a redshift range of 1.19 < z < 1.55, is the first cosmological study at such high redshifts. We detect clear anisotropy due to redshift-space distortions (RSD) both in the correlation function as a function of separations parallel and perpendicular to the line of sight and its quadrupole moment. RSD has been extensively used to test general relativity on cosmological scales at z < 1. Adopting a CDM cosmology with the fixed expansion history and no velocity dispersion (v = 0), and using the RSD measurements on scales above 8 h1 Mpc, we obtain the first constraint on the growth rate at the redshift, f (z)8(z) = 0.482 ± 0.116 at z 1.4 after marginalizing over the galaxy bias parameter b(z)8(z). This corresponds to 4.2 detection of RSD. Our constraint is consistent with the prediction of general relativity f8 0.392 within the 1 confidence level. When we allow v to vary and marginalize over it, the growth rate constraint becomes f 8 = 0.494+0.126 0.120. We also demonstrate that by combining with the low-z constraints on f8, high-z galaxy surveys like the FastSound can be useful to distinguish modified gravity models without relying on CMB anisotropy experiments.

ジャーナルPublications of the Astronomical Society of Japan
出版ステータスPublished - 2016 6月 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 天文学と天体物理学
  • 宇宙惑星科学


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