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Paper   IPM / Astronomy / 13037
School of Astronomy
  Title:   Simultaneous effect of Modified Gravity and Primordial Non-Gaussianity in Large Scale Structure Observations
  Author(s): 
1.  N. Mirzatuny
2.  S. Khosravi
3.  S. Baghram
4.  H. Moshafi
  Status:   Published
  Journal: JCAP
  Vol.:  2014
  Year:  2014
  Supported by:            ipm IPM
  Abstract:
In this work we study the simultaneous effect of primordial non-Gaussianity and the modification of the gravity in f(R) framework on large scale structure observations. We show that non-Gaussianity and modified gravity introduce a scale dependent bias and growth rate functions. The deviation from ΛCDM in the case of primordial non-Gaussian models is in large scales, while the growth rate deviates from ΛCDM in small scales for modified gravity theories. We show that the redshift space distortion can be used to distinguish positive and negative fNL in standard background, while in f(R) theories there are not easily distinguishable. The galaxy power spectrum is generally enhanced in presence of non-Gaussianity and modified gravity. We also obtain the scale dependence of this enhancement. Finally we define galaxy growth rate and galaxy growth rate bias as new observational parameters to constrain cosmology.

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