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Durham University

Department of Physics

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Publication details for Professor Ian Smail

Rawle, T.D., Altieri, B., Egami, E., Pérez-González, P.G., Boone, F., Clement, B., Ivison, R.J., Richard, J., Rujopakarn, W., Valtchanov, I., Walth, G., Weiner, B.J., Blain, A.W., Dessauges-Zavadsky, M., Kneib, J.-P., Lutz, D., Rodighiero, G., Schaerer, D. & Smail, I. (2016). A complete census of Herschel-detected infrared sources within the HST Frontier Fields. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 459(2): 1626-1645.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

We present a complete census of all Herschel-detected sources within the six massive lensing clusters of the HST Frontier Fields (HFF). We provide a robust legacy catalogue of 263 sources with Herschel fluxes, primarily based on imaging from the Herschel Lensing Survey and PEP/HerMES Key Programmes. We optimally combine Herschel, Spitzer and WISE infrared (IR) photometry with data from HST, VLA and ground-based observatories, identifying counterparts to gain source redshifts. For each Herschel-detected source we also present magnification factor (μ), intrinsic IR luminosity and characteristic dust temperature, providing a comprehensive view of dust-obscured star formation within the HFF. We demonstrate the utility of our catalogues through an exploratory overview of the magnified population, including more than 20 background sub-LIRGs unreachable by Herschel without the assistance gravitational lensing.