My Ph.D. Thesis

Probing Cosmic Velocity Flows in the Local Universe

I did my Ph.D. thesis at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, under the supervision of Prof. dr. Marinus Adrianus Maria van de Weijgaert (who usually signs with the pseudonym "Rien van de Weygaert").

You can download the whole file (warning 50Mb) or the individual chapters:

Full thesis (ps,pdf)
  1. Introduction (ps,pdf)
  2. Local Supercluster Dynamics: External Tidal Impact of the PSCz sample traced by Optimized Numerical Least Action Principle (ps,pdf)
  3. Dipole & Quadrupole moments of the local cosmic velocity field (ps,pdf)
  4. Modeling the local cosmic peculiar velocity field II: Constrained Simulations (ps,pdf)
  5. FAM for real: PSCz as probe of the local Universe (ps,pdf)
  6. DTFE & Cosmic Flows: Tessellation Interpolation and Reconstruction of Cosmic Velocity Fields (ps,pdf)
  7. The coldness of the Local Cosmic Environment (ps,pdf)
  8. Weak lensing reconstruction of filaments (ps,pdf)
  9. The DTFE density and velocity fields of the PSCz catalog (ps,pdf)
  10. Nederlandse Samenvatting (ps,pdf)
  11. English Summary (ps,pdf)
  12. Bibliography (ps,pdf)
  13. Acknowledgments (ps,pdf)

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