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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
1 to 7 June 2014, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal


Catherine Heymans

Lecture 1: Gravitational Lens Theory
  • Lens Equation
  • Galaxy Mass from an Einstein Ring
  • Weak Lensing theory
  • Matter and Convergence Power Spectra

Lecture 2: Lensing Observations
  • Galaxy Shapes and Photometric Redshifts
  • Technology: CCDs and telescopes
  • Surveys: DES, HSC, KiDS
  • The future: Euclid, LSST