The clustering of submillimeter galaxies detected with ALMA

Garcia-Vergara, Cristina and Hodge, Jacqueline and Hennawi, Joseph F. and Weiss, Axel and Wardlow, Julie and Myers, Adam D. and Hickox, Ryan (2020) The clustering of submillimeter galaxies detected with ALMA. The Astrophysical Journal, 904 (1): 2. ISSN 0004-637X

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Previous studies measuring the clustering of submillimeter galaxies (SMGs) have based their measurements on single-dish detected sources, finding evidence for strong clustering. However, ALMA has revealed that, due to the coarse angular resolution of these instruments, single-dish sources can be comprised of multiple sources. This implies that the clustering inferred from single-dish surveys may be overestimated. Here, we measure the clustering of SMGs based on the ALESS survey, an ALMA follow-up of sources previously identified in the LABOCA ECDFS Submillimeter Survey (LESS). We present a method to measure the clustering of ALMA sources that have been previously identified using single-dish telescopes, based on forward modeling both the single-dish and the ALMA observations. We constrain upper limits for the median mass of halos hosting SMGs at $1

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The Astrophysical Journal
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