Characterising the evolving $K$-band luminosity function using the UltraVISTA, CANDELS and HUDF surveys

Alice Mortlock, Ross J. McLure, Rebecca A. A. Bowler, Derek J. McLeod, Esther Marmol-Queralto, Shaghayegh Parsa, James S. Dunlop, Victoria A. Bruce

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We present the results of a new study of the K-band galaxy luminosity function (KLF) at redshifts z0.25 is relatively steep (-1.30.25 the evolution of the KLF is remarkably smooth, with little or no evolution evident at faint (M_K>-20.5) or bright magnitudes (M_K
Original languageEnglish
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume465
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2016

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  • Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies

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