Limitations in using luminosity distance to determine the equation of state of the universe

Irit Maor, Ram Brustein, Paul J. Steinhardt

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Abstract

A supernova search extended to greater z can make a precise determination of the luminosity distance as a function of redshift. The present work shows that this does not enable a precise determination of the equation of state of the dark energy component and its time variation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-9
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume86
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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