Link to the main VIPERS website
Description of the Bologna team
The Bologna node of the VIPERS collaboration is deeply involved both in the science analyses and in data reduction.
In the scientific context, the Bologna team is equally interested to topics concerning cosmology and large scale structures, and galaxy formation and evolution.
In particular, our expertise ranges from the computation of 2-points correlation functions, redshift distortions, non linear biasing, high order correlation functions and mark statitics, definition of the density field, signatures of primordial non Gaussianities, numerical simulations and analyses of mock samples.
The galaxy evolution subject is covered by our expertise on SED fitting, luminosity and stellar mass functions, measure and analysis of spectral features, post-starburst galaxies, radio properties of galaxies, BALs, dependence of galaxy properties on the environment and comparison to mock samples.
Concerning the data reduction, the Bologna team is responsible for the preparation of a large number of masks and of the redshift measurement of many pointings, thanks to the skill acquired in previous collaborations.
October 2013: VIPERS public data release!
May 2013: the Bologna team organizes the 1st VIPERS Galaxy Evolution Meeting, information at this site
12 March 2013: the VIPERS project on galaxy evolution and environment obtained a grant from PICS CNRS-INAF 2012, PIs Bolzonella/Ilbert
March 2013: first bunch of VIPERS papers on arXiv
9 March 2012: the Bologna team organizes the 5th VIPERS Science Meeting, information at this site
1 December 2011: Iary Davidzon, PhD student of the Bologna University, joined our team.
14 September 2011: The Science web page (password protected) containing materials for the collaboration has been created
16 April 2010: The VIPERS Bologna web site is online
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