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The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III DR9 Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity. / Ross, Ashley J.; Percival, Will J.; Carnero, Aurelio; Zhao, Gong-bo; Manera, Marc; Raccanelli, Alvise; Aubourg, Eric; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Brewington, Howard; Brinkmann, J.; Brownstein, Joel R.; Cuesta, Antonio J.; da Costa, Luiz A. N.; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Ebelke, Garrett; Guo, Hong; Hamilton, Jean-Christophe; Magaña, Mariana Vargas; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Maraston, Claudia; Montesano, Francesco; Nichol, Robert C.; Oravetz, Daniel; Pan, Kaike; Prada, Francisco; Sánchez, Ariel G.; Samushia, Lado; Schlegel, David J.; Schneider, Donald P.; Seo, Hee-Jong; Sheldon, Alaina; Simmons, Audrey; Snedden, Stephanie; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Thomas, Daniel; Tinker, Jeremy L.; Tojeiro, Rita; Zehavi, Idit.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 428, No. 2, 11.01.2013, p. 1116-1127.

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Ross, AJ, Percival, WJ, Carnero, A, Zhao, G, Manera, M, Raccanelli, A, Aubourg, E, Bizyaev, D, Brewington, H, Brinkmann, J, Brownstein, JR, Cuesta, AJ, da Costa, LAN, Eisenstein, DJ, Ebelke, G, Guo, H, Hamilton, J-C, Magaña, MV, Malanushenko, E, Malanushenko, V, Maraston, C, Montesano, F, Nichol, RC, Oravetz, D, Pan, K, Prada, F, Sánchez, AG, Samushia, L, Schlegel, DJ, Schneider, DP, Seo, H-J, Sheldon, A, Simmons, A, Snedden, S, Swanson, MEC, Thomas, D, Tinker, JL, Tojeiro, R & Zehavi, I 2013, 'The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III DR9 Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 428, no. 2, pp. 1116-1127. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sts094

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Ross, A. J., Percival, W. J., Carnero, A., Zhao, G., Manera, M., Raccanelli, A., Aubourg, E., Bizyaev, D., Brewington, H., Brinkmann, J., Brownstein, J. R., Cuesta, A. J., da Costa, L. A. N., Eisenstein, D. J., Ebelke, G., Guo, H., Hamilton, J-C., Magaña, M. V., Malanushenko, E., ... Zehavi, I. (2013). The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III DR9 Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 428(2), 1116-1127. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sts094

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Ross AJ, Percival WJ, Carnero A, Zhao G, Manera M, Raccanelli A et al. The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III DR9 Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2013 Jan 11;428(2):1116-1127. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sts094

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Ross, Ashley J. ; Percival, Will J. ; Carnero, Aurelio ; Zhao, Gong-bo ; Manera, Marc ; Raccanelli, Alvise ; Aubourg, Eric ; Bizyaev, Dmitry ; Brewington, Howard ; Brinkmann, J. ; Brownstein, Joel R. ; Cuesta, Antonio J. ; da Costa, Luiz A. N. ; Eisenstein, Daniel J. ; Ebelke, Garrett ; Guo, Hong ; Hamilton, Jean-Christophe ; Magaña, Mariana Vargas ; Malanushenko, Elena ; Malanushenko, Viktor ; Maraston, Claudia ; Montesano, Francesco ; Nichol, Robert C. ; Oravetz, Daniel ; Pan, Kaike ; Prada, Francisco ; Sánchez, Ariel G. ; Samushia, Lado ; Schlegel, David J. ; Schneider, Donald P. ; Seo, Hee-Jong ; Sheldon, Alaina ; Simmons, Audrey ; Snedden, Stephanie ; Swanson, Molly E. C. ; Thomas, Daniel ; Tinker, Jeremy L. ; Tojeiro, Rita ; Zehavi, Idit. / The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III DR9 Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2013 ; Vol. 428, No. 2. pp. 1116-1127.

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AU - Percival, Will J.

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AU - Manera, Marc

AU - Raccanelli, Alvise

AU - Aubourg, Eric

AU - Bizyaev, Dmitry

AU - Brewington, Howard

AU - Brinkmann, J.

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AU - Ebelke, Garrett

AU - Guo, Hong

AU - Hamilton, Jean-Christophe

AU - Magaña, Mariana Vargas

AU - Malanushenko, Elena

AU - Malanushenko, Viktor

AU - Maraston, Claudia

AU - Montesano, Francesco

AU - Nichol, Robert C.

AU - Oravetz, Daniel

AU - Pan, Kaike

AU - Prada, Francisco

AU - Sánchez, Ariel G.

AU - Samushia, Lado

AU - Schlegel, David J.

AU - Schneider, Donald P.

AU - Seo, Hee-Jong

AU - Sheldon, Alaina

AU - Simmons, Audrey

AU - Snedden, Stephanie

AU - Swanson, Molly E. C.

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