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How JWST can measure first light, reionization and galaxy assembly

Windhorst, Rogier A. and Cohen, Seth H. and Jansen, Rolf A. and Conselice, Chris and Yan, Haojing (2006) How JWST can measure first light, reionization and galaxy assembly. New Astronomy Reviews, 50 (1-3). pp. 113-120. ISSN 1387-6473. doi:10.1016/j.newar.2005.11.018.

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We summarize the design and performance of the James Webb Space Telescope that is to be launched to an L2 orbit in 2013, and how it is designed, in particular, to study the epochs of first light, reionization and galaxy assembly.

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Additional Information:© 2005 Elsevier B.V. Available online 6 January 2006. The HST work was supported by Grants GO-8645.* and GO-9780.* from STScI, which is operated by AURA for NASA under contract NAS 5-26555. The JWST work was supported from NASA JWST Grant NAG 5-12460. RAW thanks the other members of the JWST Flight Science Working Group, the JWST Instrument Teams, and the JWST hardware teams for their continuous dedicated work on the JWST project. A PDF file of the review presented at the conference is available at: www.physics.uci. edu/Cosmology/#schedule. This paper and other JWST studies are also available as PDF files at: clas/hst/www/jwst/.
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Subject Keywords:James Webb Space Telescope; Population III stars; Reionization; Galaxy formation; Galaxy evolution
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Official Citation:Rogier A. Windhorst, Seth H. Cohen, Rolf A. Jansen, Chris Conselice, Haojing Yan, How JWST can measure first light, reionization and galaxy assembly, New Astronomy Reviews, Volume 50, Issues 1-3, First Light and Reionization: Theoretical Study and Experimental Detection of First Luminous Sources in the Universe, March 2006, Pages 113-120, ISSN 1387-6473, DOI: 10.1016/j.newar.2005.11.018. (
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