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HerMES: CANDIDATE HIGH-REDSHIFT GALAXIES DISCOVERED WITH HERSCHEL/SPIRE

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We present a method for selecting z > 4 dusty, star-forming galaxies (DSFGs) using Herschel/Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver 250/350/500 μm flux densities to search for red sources. We apply this method to 21 deg2 of data from the HerMES survey to produce a catalog of 38 high-z candidates. Follow-up of the first five of these sources confirms that this method is efficient at selecting high-z DSFGs, with 4/5 at z = 4.3-6.3 (and the remaining source at z = 3.4), and that they are so...

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10.1088/0004-637X/780/1/75

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Publisher:
Institute of Physics Publishing
Journal:
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL
Volume:
780
Issue:
1
Pages:
75-75
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1538-4357
ISSN:
0004-637X
Source identifiers:
444577
Language:
English
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pubs:444577
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uuid:8cdeb85c-420c-4089-9456-48d00022d7b9
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pubs:444577
Deposit date:
2014-02-07

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