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Weak Gravitational Lensing: Current Status and Future Prospects

Research paper by Nick Kaiser

Indexed on: 05 Sep '95Published on: 05 Sep '95Published in: Astrophysics



Abstract

In this review I will describe progress that has been made in determining masses of galaxy clusters using `weak lensing' and how this technique my be applied in the future to determine the dark matter distribution both on supercluster scales and on the scale of galaxy haloes.