People

Alessandro Sonnenfeld
Position
Project Researcher (from 2015/09/01 )
Research Field
Astronomy (Astrophysics)
E-Mail
<alessandro.sonnenfeld _at_ ipmu.jp> 
URL
http://member.ipmu.jp/alessandro.sonnenfeld/
PHOTO

Last Update 2017/11/07 09:45:32

How do early-type galaxies form and evolve? How do the properties of these galaxies depend on their dark matter halo? I address these questions using strong gravitational lensing as my main investigation tool. I joined the Kavli IPMU, so that I could look for new strong gravitational lenses in the Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) survey. Thanks to its very large field of view, HSC will allow us to find more strong lenses than what has ever been possible with any other survey.


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