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Red, redder, reddest: SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources

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Red, redder, reddest : SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources. / Duivenvoorden, S.; Oliver, S.; Scudder, J. M.; Greenslade, J.; Riechers, D. A.; Wilkins, S. M.; Buat, V.; Chapman, S. C.; Clements, D. L.; Cooray, A.; Coppin, K. E. K.; Dannerbauer, H.; De Zotti, G.; Dunlop, J. S.; Eales, S. A.; Efstathiou, A.; Farrah, D.; Geach, J. E.; Holland, W. S.; Hurley, P. D.; Ivison, R. J.; Marchetti, L.; Petitpas, G.; Sargent, M. T.; Scott, D.; Symeonidis, M.; Vaccari, M.; Vieira, J. D.; Wang, L.; Wardlow, J.; Zemcov, M.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 477, No. 1, 01.06.2018, p. 1099-1119.

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Duivenvoorden, S, Oliver, S, Scudder, JM, Greenslade, J, Riechers, DA, Wilkins, SM, Buat, V, Chapman, SC, Clements, DL, Cooray, A, Coppin, KEK, Dannerbauer, H, De Zotti, G, Dunlop, JS, Eales, SA, Efstathiou, A, Farrah, D, Geach, JE, Holland, WS, Hurley, PD, Ivison, RJ, Marchetti, L, Petitpas, G, Sargent, MT, Scott, D, Symeonidis, M, Vaccari, M, Vieira, JD, Wang, L, Wardlow, J & Zemcov, M 2018, 'Red, redder, reddest: SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 477, no. 1, pp. 1099-1119. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty691

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Duivenvoorden, S., Oliver, S., Scudder, J. M., Greenslade, J., Riechers, D. A., Wilkins, S. M., Buat, V., Chapman, S. C., Clements, D. L., Cooray, A., Coppin, K. E. K., Dannerbauer, H., De Zotti, G., Dunlop, J. S., Eales, S. A., Efstathiou, A., Farrah, D., Geach, J. E., Holland, W. S., ... Zemcov, M. (2018). Red, redder, reddest: SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 477(1), 1099-1119. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty691

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Duivenvoorden S, Oliver S, Scudder JM, Greenslade J, Riechers DA, Wilkins SM et al. Red, redder, reddest: SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2018 Jun 1;477(1):1099-1119. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty691

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Duivenvoorden, S. ; Oliver, S. ; Scudder, J. M. ; Greenslade, J. ; Riechers, D. A. ; Wilkins, S. M. ; Buat, V. ; Chapman, S. C. ; Clements, D. L. ; Cooray, A. ; Coppin, K. E. K. ; Dannerbauer, H. ; De Zotti, G. ; Dunlop, J. S. ; Eales, S. A. ; Efstathiou, A. ; Farrah, D. ; Geach, J. E. ; Holland, W. S. ; Hurley, P. D. ; Ivison, R. J. ; Marchetti, L. ; Petitpas, G. ; Sargent, M. T. ; Scott, D. ; Symeonidis, M. ; Vaccari, M. ; Vieira, J. D. ; Wang, L. ; Wardlow, J. ; Zemcov, M. / Red, redder, reddest : SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2018 ; Vol. 477, No. 1. pp. 1099-1119.

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title = "Red, redder, reddest: SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources",
abstract = "High-redshift, luminous, dusty star-forming galaxies (DSFGs) constrain the extremity of galaxy formation theories. The most extreme are discovered through follow-up on candidates in large area surveys. Here, we present extensive 850 μm SCUBA-2 follow-up observations of 188 red DSFG candidates from the Herschel Multitiered Extragalactic Survey (HerMES) Large Mode Survey, covering 274 deg2. We detected 87 per cent with a signal-to-noise ratio >3 at 850 μm. We introduce a new method for incorporating the confusion noise in our spectral energy distribution fitting by sampling correlated flux density fluctuations from a confusion limited map. The new 850 μm data provide a better constraint on the photometric redshifts of the candidates, with photometric redshift errors decreasing from σz/(1 + z) ≈ 0.21 to 0.15. Comparison spectroscopic redshifts also found little bias ( = 0.08). The mean photometric redshift is found to be 3.6 with a dispersion of 0.4 and we identify 21 DSFGs with a high probability of lying at z > 4. After simulating our selection effects we find number counts are consistent with phenomenological galaxy evolution models. There is a statistically significant excess of WISE-1 and SDSS sources near our red galaxies, giving a strong indication that lensing may explain some of the apparently extreme objects. Nevertheless, our sample includes examples of galaxies with the highest star formation rates in the Universe (≫103 M⊙ yr-1).",
keywords = "galaxies: high-redshift, galaxies: starburst, Infrared: galaxies, submillimetre: galaxies",
author = "S. Duivenvoorden and S. Oliver and Scudder, {J. M.} and J. Greenslade and Riechers, {D. A.} and Wilkins, {S. M.} and V. Buat and Chapman, {S. C.} and Clements, {D. L.} and A. Cooray and Coppin, {K. E. K.} and H. Dannerbauer and {De Zotti}, G. and Dunlop, {J. S.} and Eales, {S. A.} and A. Efstathiou and D. Farrah and Geach, {J. E.} and Holland, {W. S.} and Hurley, {P. D.} and Ivison, {R. J.} and L. Marchetti and G. Petitpas and Sargent, {M. T.} and D. Scott and M. Symeonidis and M. Vaccari and Vieira, {J. D.} and L. Wang and J. Wardlow and M. Zemcov",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Red, redder, reddest

T2 - SCUBA-2 imaging of colour-selected Herschel sources

AU - Duivenvoorden, S.

AU - Oliver, S.

AU - Scudder, J. M.

AU - Greenslade, J.

AU - Riechers, D. A.

AU - Wilkins, S. M.

AU - Buat, V.

AU - Chapman, S. C.

AU - Clements, D. L.

AU - Cooray, A.

AU - Coppin, K. E. K.

AU - Dannerbauer, H.

AU - De Zotti, G.

AU - Dunlop, J. S.

AU - Eales, S. A.

AU - Efstathiou, A.

AU - Farrah, D.

AU - Geach, J. E.

AU - Holland, W. S.

AU - Hurley, P. D.

AU - Ivison, R. J.

AU - Marchetti, L.

AU - Petitpas, G.

AU - Sargent, M. T.

AU - Scott, D.

AU - Symeonidis, M.

AU - Vaccari, M.

AU - Vieira, J. D.

AU - Wang, L.

AU - Wardlow, J.

AU - Zemcov, M.

N1 - This article has been accepted for publication in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society ©: 2018 The Authors Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.

PY - 2018/6/1

Y1 - 2018/6/1

N2 - High-redshift, luminous, dusty star-forming galaxies (DSFGs) constrain the extremity of galaxy formation theories. The most extreme are discovered through follow-up on candidates in large area surveys. Here, we present extensive 850 μm SCUBA-2 follow-up observations of 188 red DSFG candidates from the Herschel Multitiered Extragalactic Survey (HerMES) Large Mode Survey, covering 274 deg2. We detected 87 per cent with a signal-to-noise ratio >3 at 850 μm. We introduce a new method for incorporating the confusion noise in our spectral energy distribution fitting by sampling correlated flux density fluctuations from a confusion limited map. The new 850 μm data provide a better constraint on the photometric redshifts of the candidates, with photometric redshift errors decreasing from σz/(1 + z) ≈ 0.21 to 0.15. Comparison spectroscopic redshifts also found little bias ( = 0.08). The mean photometric redshift is found to be 3.6 with a dispersion of 0.4 and we identify 21 DSFGs with a high probability of lying at z > 4. After simulating our selection effects we find number counts are consistent with phenomenological galaxy evolution models. There is a statistically significant excess of WISE-1 and SDSS sources near our red galaxies, giving a strong indication that lensing may explain some of the apparently extreme objects. Nevertheless, our sample includes examples of galaxies with the highest star formation rates in the Universe (≫103 M⊙ yr-1).

AB - High-redshift, luminous, dusty star-forming galaxies (DSFGs) constrain the extremity of galaxy formation theories. The most extreme are discovered through follow-up on candidates in large area surveys. Here, we present extensive 850 μm SCUBA-2 follow-up observations of 188 red DSFG candidates from the Herschel Multitiered Extragalactic Survey (HerMES) Large Mode Survey, covering 274 deg2. We detected 87 per cent with a signal-to-noise ratio >3 at 850 μm. We introduce a new method for incorporating the confusion noise in our spectral energy distribution fitting by sampling correlated flux density fluctuations from a confusion limited map. The new 850 μm data provide a better constraint on the photometric redshifts of the candidates, with photometric redshift errors decreasing from σz/(1 + z) ≈ 0.21 to 0.15. Comparison spectroscopic redshifts also found little bias ( = 0.08). The mean photometric redshift is found to be 3.6 with a dispersion of 0.4 and we identify 21 DSFGs with a high probability of lying at z > 4. After simulating our selection effects we find number counts are consistent with phenomenological galaxy evolution models. There is a statistically significant excess of WISE-1 and SDSS sources near our red galaxies, giving a strong indication that lensing may explain some of the apparently extreme objects. Nevertheless, our sample includes examples of galaxies with the highest star formation rates in the Universe (≫103 M⊙ yr-1).

KW - galaxies: high-redshift

KW - galaxies: starburst

KW - Infrared: galaxies

KW - submillimetre: galaxies

U2 - 10.1093/mnras/sty691

DO - 10.1093/mnras/sty691

M3 - Journal article

VL - 477

SP - 1099

EP - 1119

JO - Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

JF - Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

SN - 0035-8711

IS - 1

ER -