Subhalo abundance matching in f(R) gravity
He, Jian-hua; Li, Baojiu; Baugh, Carlton M.
Professor Baojiu Li email@example.com
Professor Carlton Baugh firstname.lastname@example.org
Using the liminality N-body simulations of Shi et al., we present the first predictions for galaxy clustering in f(R) gravity using subhalo abundance matching. We find that, for a given galaxy density, even for an f(R) model with fR0=−10−6, for which the cold dark matter clustering is very similar to the cold dark matter model with a cosmological constant (ΛCDM), the predicted clustering of galaxies in the f(R) model is very different from ΛCDM. The deviation can be as large as 40% for samples with mean densities close to that of L∗ galaxies. This large deviation is testable given the accuracy that future large-scale galaxy surveys aim to achieve. Our result demonstrates that galaxy surveys can provide a stringent test of general relativity on cosmological scales, which is comparable to the tests from local astrophysical observations.
He, J., Li, B., & Baugh, C. M. (2016). Subhalo abundance matching in f(R) gravity. Physical Review Letters, 117(22), Article 221101. https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevlett.117.221101
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Acceptance Date||Nov 1, 2016|
|Online Publication Date||Nov 21, 2016|
|Publication Date||Nov 21, 2016|
|Deposit Date||Aug 21, 2016|
|Publicly Available Date||Dec 7, 2016|
|Journal||Physical Review Letters|
|Publisher||American Physical Society|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Related Public URLs||http://arxiv.org/abs/1605.04709|
Published Journal Article
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Accepted Journal Article
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