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Astrophysics with the Spatially and Spectrally Resolved Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effects: A Millimetre/Submillimetre Probe of the Warm and Hot Universe

Mroczkowski, Tony and Nagai, Daisuke and Basu, Kaustuv and Chluba, Jens and Sayers, Jack and Adam, Rémi and Churazov, Eugene and Crites, Abigail and Di Mascolo, Luca and Eckert, Dominique and Macias-Perez, Juan and Mayet, Frédéric and Perotto, Laurence and Pointecouteau, Etienne and Romero, Charles and Ruppin, Florian and Scannapieco, Evan and Zuhone, John (2019) Astrophysics with the Spatially and Spectrally Resolved Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effects: A Millimetre/Submillimetre Probe of the Warm and Hot Universe. Space Science Reviews, 215 (2). Art. No. 17. ISSN 0038-6308. doi:10.1007/s11214-019-0581-2.

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In recent years, observations of the Sunyaev-Zeldovich (SZ) effect have had significant cosmological implications and have begun to serve as a powerful and independent probe of the warm and hot gas that pervades the Universe. As a few pioneering studies have already shown, SZ observations both complement X-ray observations—the traditional tool for studying the intra-cluster medium—and bring unique capabilities for probing astrophysical processes at high redshifts and out to the low-density regions in the outskirts of galaxy clusters. Advances in SZ observations have largely been driven by developments in centimetre-, millimetre-, and submillimetre-wave instrumentation on ground-based facilities, with notable exceptions including results from the Planck satellite. Here we review the utility of the thermal, kinematic, relativistic, non-thermal, and polarised SZ effects for studies of galaxy clusters and other large scale structures, incorporating the many advances over the past two decades that have impacted SZ theory, simulations, and observations. We also discuss observational results, techniques, and challenges, and aim to give an overview and perspective on emerging opportunities, with the goal of highlighting some of the exciting new directions in this field.

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Additional Information:© 2019 Springer Nature B.V. Received: 27 October 2018; Accepted: 17 January 2019; First Online: 12 February 2019. We thank ISSI for the opportunity to provide this invited review. T.M. is supported for scientific activities by ESO’s Directorate for Science. D.N. acknowledges Yale University for granting a triennial leave and the Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik for hospitality when this work was carried out. J.C. is supported by the Royal Society as a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, U.K. R.A. acknowledges support from Spanish Ministerio de Economía and Competitividad (MINECO) through grant number AYA2015-66211-C2-2. K.B. acknowledges partial funding from the Transregio programme TRR33 of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). A.T.C. is supported by the National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship under Grant No. 1602677. F.M., L.P., J.F.M.P., and F.R. acknowledge funding from the French ANR under the contract ANR-15-CE31-0017 and from the ENIGMASS LabEx.
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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)TRR33
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Agence Nationale pour la Recherche (ANR)ANR-15-CE31-0017
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Official Citation:Mroczkowski, T., Nagai, D., Basu, K. et al. Space Sci Rev (2019) 215: 17.
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