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The XXL Survey: I. Scientific motivations - XMM-Newton observing plan - Follow-up observations and simulation programme

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Context. The quest for the cosmological parameters that describe our universe continues to motivate the scientific community to undertake very large survey initiatives across the electromagnetic spectrum. Over the past two decades, the Chandra and XMM-Newton observatories have supported numerous studies of X-ray-selected clusters of galaxies, active galactic nuclei (AGNs), and the X-ray background. The present paper is the first in a series reporting results of the XX...

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10.1051/0004-6361/201526766

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EDP Sciences Publisher's website
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Astronomy and Astrophysics Journal website
Volume:
592
Pages:
A1
Publication date:
2016-06-15
Acceptance date:
2015-10-27
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1432-0746
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0004-6361
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uuid:cfcea5ad-6bae-454a-8551-fcee9e1ea714
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580170
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pubs:580170

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