KiDS Publications

Refereed papers

KiDS-450: Tomographic Cross-Correlation of Galaxy Shear with {\it Planck} Lensing
J. Harnois-Déraps, T. Tröster, N. E. Chisari, C. Heymans, L. van Waerbeke, M. Asgari, M. Bilicki, A. Choi, H. Hildebrandt, H. Hoekstra, S. Joudaki, K. Kuijken, J. Merten, L. Miller, N. Robertson, P. Schneider, M. Viola, 2017, MNRAS, submitted, arXiv:1703.03383

The third data release of the Kilo-Degree Survey and associated data products
J. T. A. de Jong, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, T. Erben, H. Hildebrandt, K. Kuijken, G. Sikkema, M. Brescia, M. Bilicki, N. R. Napolitano, V. Amaro, K. G. Begeman, D. R. Boxhoorn, H. Buddelmeijer, S. Cavuoti, F. Getman, A. Grado, E. Helmich, Z. Huang, N. Irisarri, F. La Barbera, G. Longo, J. P. McFarland, R. Nakajima, M. Paolillo, E. Puddu, M. Radovich, A. Rifatto, C. Tortora, E. A. Valentijn, C. Vellucci, W.-J. Vriend, A. Amon, C. Blake, A. Choi, I. Fenech Conti, R. Herbonnet, C. Heymans, H. Hoekstra, D. Klaes, J. Merten, L. Miller, P. Schneider, M. Viola, 2017, A&A, accepted, arXiv:1703.02991

Finding Strong Gravitational Lenses in the Kilo Degree Survey with Convolutional Neural Networks
C. E. Petrillo, C. Tortora, S. Chatterjee, G. Vernardos, L. V. E. Koopmans, G. Verdoes Kleijn, N. R. Napolitano, G. Covone, P. Schneider, A. Grado, J. McFarland, 2017, MNRAS, submitted, arXiv:1702.07675

A KiDS weak lensing analysis of assembly bias in GAMA galaxy groups
A. Dvornik, M. Cacciato, K. Kuijken, M. Viola, H. Hoekstra, R. Nakajima, E. van Uitert, M. Brouwer, A. Choi, T. Erben, I. Fenech Conti, D. J. Farrow, R. Herbonnet, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, A. M. Hopkins, J. McFarland, P. Norberg, P. Schneider, C. Sifón, E. A. Valentijn, L. Wang, 2017, MNRAS, 468, 3251

Halo ellipticity of GAMA galaxy groups from KiDS weak lensing
E. van Uitert, H. Hoekstra, B. Joachimi, P. Schneider, J. Bland-Hawthorn, A. Choi, T. Erben, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, A. M. Hopkins, D. Klaes, K. Kuijken, R. Nakajima, N. R. Napolitano, T. Schrabback, E. Valentijn, M. Viola, 2017, MNRAS, 467, 4131

The-wiZZ: Clustering redshift estimation for everyone
C. B. Morrison, H. Hildebrandt, S. J. Schmidt, I. K. Baldry, M. Bilicki, A. Choi, T. Erben, P. Schneider 2017, MNRAS, 467, 3576

Cross-correlation of weak lensing and gamma rays: implications for the nature of dark matter
T. Tröster, S. Camera, M. Fornasa, M. Regis, L. van Waerbeke, J. Harnois-Déraps, S. Ando, M. Bilicki, T. Erben, N. Fornengo, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, H. Hoekstra, K. Kuijken, M. Viola, 2017, MNRAS, 467, 2706

First test of Verlinde's theory of Emergent Gravity using Weak Gravitational Lensing measurements
M. M. Brouwer, M. R. Visser, A. Dvornik, H. Hoekstra, K. Kuijken, E. A. Valentijn, M. Bilicki, C. Blake, S. Brough, H. Buddelmeijer, T. Erben, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, B. W. Holwerda, A. M. Hopkins, D. Klaes, J. Liske, J. Loveday, J. McFarland, R. Nakajima, C. Sifón, E. N. Taylor, 2017, MNRAS, 466, 2547

A cooperative approach among methods for photometric redshifts estimation: an application to KiDS data
S. Cavuoti, C. Tortora, M. Brescia, G. Longo, M. Radovich, N. R. Napolitano, V. Amaro, C. Vellucci, F. La Barbera, F. Getman, A. Grado, 2017, MNRAS, 466, 2039

2dFLenS and KiDS: determining source redshift distributions with cross-correlations
A. Johnson, C. Blake, A. Amon, T. Erben, K. Glazebrook, J. Harnois-DÉraps, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, S. Joudaki, D. Klaes, K. Kuijken, C. Lidman, F. A. Marin, J. McFarland, C. B. Morrison, D. Parkinson, G. B. Poole, M. Radovich, C. Wolf, MNRAS, 2017, 465, 4118

Searching for galaxy clusters in the Kilo-Degree Survey
M. Radovich, E. Puddu, F. Bellagamba, M. Roncarelli, L. Moscardini, S. Bardelli, A. Grado, F. Getman, M. Maturi, Z. Huang, N. R. Napolitano, J. McFarland, E. Valentijn, M. Bilicki, 2017, A&A, 598, A107

KiDS-450: Cosmological parameter constraints from tomographic weak gravitational lensing
H. Hildebrandt, M. Viola, C. Heymans, S. Joudaki, K. Kuijken, C. Blake, T. Erben, B. Joachimi, D. Klaes, L. Miller, C.B. Morrison, R. Nakajima, G. Verdoes Kleijn, A. Amon, A. Choi, G. Covone, J.T.A. de Jong, I. Fenech Conti, J. Harnois-Déraps, R. Herbonnet, H. Hoekstra, J. McFarland, A. Mead, J. Merten, N. Napolitano, J.A. Peacock, M. Radovich, P. Schneider, P. Simon, E.A. Valentijn, J.L. van den Busch, E. van Uitert, L. Van Waerbeke 2017, MNRAS, 465, 1454

Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing in EAGLE: comparison with data from 180 square degrees of the KiDS and GAMA surveys
M. Velliscig, M. Cacciato, H. Hoekstra, J. Schaye, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, J. Loveday, P. Norberg, C. Sifón, P. Schneider, E. van Uitert, M. Viola, S. Brough, T. Erben, B. W. Holwerda, A. M. Hopkins, K. Kuijken, 2016, MNRAS, submitted, arXiv:1612.04825

KiDS-450: Testing extensions to the standard cosmological model
S. Joudaki, A. Mead, C. Blake, A. Choi, J. T. A. de Jong, T. Erben, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, H. Hoekstra, B. Joachimi, D. Klaes, F. Köhlinger, K. Kuijken, J. McFarland, L. Miller, P. Schneider, M. Viola, 2016, MNRAS, accepted, arXiv:1610.04606

The 2-degree Field Lensing Survey: design and clustering measurements
C. Blake, A. Amon, M. Childress, T. Erben, K. Glazebrook, J. Harnois-Déraps, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, S. R. Hinton, S. Janssens, A. Johnson, S. Joudaki, D. Klaes, K. Kuijken, C. Lidman, F. A. Marin, D. Parkinson, G. B. Poole, C. Wolf, 2016, MNRAS, 462, 4240

Dependence of GAMA galaxy halo masses on the cosmic web environment from 100 square degrees of KiDS weak lensing data
M. M. Brouwer, M. Cacciato, A. Dvornik, L. Eardley, C. Heymans, H. Hoekstra, K. Kuijken, T. McNaught-Roberts, C. Sifón, M. Viola, M. Alpaslan, M. Bilicki, J. Bland-Hawthorn, S. Brough, A. Choi, S. P. Driver, T. Erben, A. Grado, H. Hildebrandt, B. W. Holwerda, A. M. Hopkins, J. T. A. de Jong, J. Liske, J. McFarland, R. Nakajima, N. R. Napolitano, P. Norberg, J. A. Peacock, M. Radovich, A. S. G. Robotham, P. Schneider, G. Sikkema, E. van Uitert, G. Verdoes Kleijn, 2016, MNRAS, 462, 4451

The stellar-to-halo mass relation of GAMA galaxies from 100 square degrees of KiDS weak lensing data
E. van Uitert, M. Cacciato, H. Hoekstra, M. Brouwer, C. Sifón, M. Viola, I. Baldry, J. Bland-Hawthorn, S. Brough, M. J. I. Brown, A. Choi, S. P. Driver, T. Erben, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, B. Joachimi, K. Kuijken, J. Liske, J. Loveday, J. McFarland, L. Miller, R. Nakajima, J. Peacock, M. Radovich, A. S. G. RobothamP. Schneider, G. Sikkema, E. N. Taylor, G. Verdoes Kleijn, 2016, MNRAS, 459, 3251

Towards a census of super-compact massive galaxies in the Kilo Degree Survey
C. Tortora, F. La Barbera, N.R. Napolitano, N. Roy, M. Radovich, S. Cavuoti, M. Brescia, G. Longo, F. Getman, M. Capaccioli, K. H. Kuijken, J. T. A. de Jong, J. P. McFarland, 2016, MNRAS, 457, 2845

Machine Learning based photometric redshifts for the KiDS galaxies
S. Cavuoti, M. Brescia, C. Tortora, G. Longo, N. R. Napolitano, M. Radovich, F. La Barbera, M. Capaccioli, J. T. A. de Jong, F. Getman, A. Grado, M. Paolillo, 2015, MNRAS, 452, 3100

The first and second data releases of the Kilo-Degree Survey
J. T. A. de Jong, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, D. R. Boxhoorn, H. Buddelmeijer, M. Capaccioli, F. Getman, A. Grado, E. Helmich, Z. Huang, N. Irisarri, K. Kuijken, F. LaBarbera, J. P. McFarland, N. R. Napolitano, M. Radovich, G. Sikkema, E. A. Valentijn, K. G. Begeman, M. Brescia, S. Cavuoti, A. Choi, O. Cordes, G. Covone, M. Dall'Ora, H. Hildebrandt, G. Longo, R. Nakajima, M. Paolillo, E. Puddu, A. Rifatto, C. Tortora, E. van Uitert, A. Buddendiek, J. Harnois-Déraps, T. Erben, M. B. Eriksen, C. Heymans, H. Hoekstra, B. Joachimi, T. D. Kitching, D. Klaes, L. V. E. Koopmans, F. Köhlinger, N. Roy, C. Sifón, P. Schneider, W. J. Sutherland, M. Viola, W.-J. Vriend, 2015, A&A, 582, A62

Gravitational Lensing Analysis of the Kilo Degree Survey
K. Kuijken, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, R. Nakajima, T. Erben, J. T. A. de Jong, M. Viola, A. Choi, H. Hoekstra, L. Miller, E. van Uitert, A. Amon, C. Blake, M. Brouwer, A. Buddendiek, I. Fenech Conti, M. B. Eriksen, A. Grado, J. Harnois-Déraps, E. Helmich, R. Herbonnet, N. Irisarri, T. D. Kitching, D. Klaes, F. Labarbera, N. R. Napolitano, M. Radovich, P. Schneider, C. Sifón, G. Sikkema, P. Simon, A. Tudorica, E. A. Valentijn, G. Verdoes Kleijn, L. van Waerbeke, 2015, MNRAS, 454, 3500

The masses of satellites in GAMA galaxy groups from 100 square degrees of KiDS weak lensing data
C. Sifón, M. Cacciato, H. Hoekstra, M. Brouwer, E. van Uitert, M. Viola, I. Baldry, S. Brough, M. J. I. Brown, A. Choi, S. P. Driver, T. Erben, A. Grado, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, B. Joachimi, J. T. A. de Jong, K. Kuijken, J. P. McFarland, L. Miller, R. Nakajima, N. R. Napolitano, P. Norberg, A. S. G. Robotham, P. Schneider, G. Verdoes Klein, 2015, MNRAS, 454, 3938

First discoveries of z~6 quasars with the Kilo DegreeSurvey and VISTA Kilo-Degree Infrared Galaxy survey
B. P. Venemans, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, J. Mwebaze, E. A. Valentijn, E. Baňados, R. Decarli, J. T. A. de Jong, J. R. Findlay, K. H. Kuijken, F. La Barbera, J. P. McFarland, R. G. McMahon, N. Napolitano, G. Sikkema, W. J. Sutherland, 2015, MNRAS, 453, 2259

Dark matter halo properties of GAMA galaxy groups from 100 square degrees of KiDS weak lensing data
M. Viola, M. Cacciato, M. Brouwer, K. Kuijken, H. Hoekstra, P. Norberg, A.S.G. Robotham, E. van Uitert, M. Alpaslan, I.K. Baldry, A. Choi, J.T.A. de Jong, S.P. Driver, T. Erben, A. Grado, Alister W. Graham, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, A.M. Hopkins, N. Irisarri, B. Joachimi, J. Loveday, L. Miller, R. Nakajima, P. Schneider, C. Sifón, G. Verdoes Kleijn, 2015, MNRAS, 452, 3529

Conference proceedings

Strong lens search in the ESO public Survey KiDS
N. R. Napolitano, G. Covone, N. Roy, C. Tortora, F. La Barbera, M. Radovich, F. Getman, M. Capaccioli, A. Colonna, M. Paolillo, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, L.V.E. Koopmans, KiDS collaboration, 2015, to appear in the refereed Proceeding of the "The Universe of Digital Sky Surveys" conference held on 25th-28th November 2014

Searching for galaxy clusters in the VST-KiDS Survey
M. Radovich, E. Puddu, F. Bellagamba, L. Moscardini, M. Roncarelli, F. Getman, A. Grado, 2015, to appear in the refereed Proceeding of the "The Universe of Digital Sky Surveys" conference held on 25th-28th November 2014

Galaxy evolution within the Kilo-Degree Survey
C. Tortora, N. R. Napolitano, F. La Barbera, N. Roy, M. Radovich, F. Getman, M. Brescia, S. Cavuoti, M. Capaccioli, G. Longo, the KiDS collaboration, 2015, to appear in the refereed Proceeding of the "The Universe of Digital Sky Surveys" conference held on 25th-28th November 2014

Early type galaxies and structural parameters from ESO public survey KiDS
N. Roy, N. R. Napolitano, F. La Barbera, C. Tortora, F. Getman, M. Radovich, M. Capaccioli, the KiDS collaboration, 2015, to appear in the refereed Proceeding of the "The Universe of Digital Sky Surveys" conference held on 25th-28th November 2014

About KiDS

The Kilo-Degree Survey
J. T. A. de Jong, K. Kuijken, D. Applegate, K. Begeman, A. Belikov, et al., 2013, ESO Messenger, 154, p.44-46

The Kilo-Degree Survey
J. T. A. de Jong, G. Verdoes Kleijn, K. Kuijken, E. Valentijn, KiDS and Astro-WISE consortiums, 2013, Experimental Astronomy, 35, p.25-44 (DOI: 10.1007/s10686-012-9306-1)

About Astro-WISE

Astro-WISE for KiDS survey production and quality control
G. Verdoes Kleijn, J. T. A. de Jong, E. A. Valentijn, K. Kuijken, for the KiDS and Astro-WISE consortiums, Proceedings ADASS XXI, 2011, ASP Conference Series

The Astro-WISE optical image pipeline
J. P. McFarland, G. Verdoes Kleijn, G. Sikkema, E. M. Helmich, D. R. Boxhoorn, E. A. Valentijn, 2013, Experimental Astronomy, 35, p.45-78 (DOI: 10.1007/s10686-011-9266-x)

About VST and OmegaCAM

Monitoring the photometric behavior of OmegaCAM with Astro-WISE
G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, K. H. Kuijken, E. A. Valentijn, D. R. Boxhoorn, K. G. Begeman, E. R. Deul, E. M. Helmich, R. Rengelink, 2013, Experimental Astronomy, 35, p.103-130 (DOI: 10.1007/s10686-012-9325-y)

The VLT Survey Telescope Opens to the Sky: History of a Commissioning
M. Capaccioli, P. Schipani, 2011, ESO Messenger, 146, p.2-7

OmegaCAM: ESO's Newest Imager
K. Kuijken, 2011, ESO Messenger, 146, p.8-11