Community Memos for Snowmass 2001
Yellow Book on Dark Energy:

Section 1: The Puzzle and Nature of Dark Energy Section 3: Supernova/Acceleration Probe (SNAP)
Section 2: Studying Dark Energy with Supernovae Ia Section 4: Experiment Options


Editor: Eric Linder (Berkeley Lab)
[Further dark energy resources]

Section 1: The Puzzle and Nature of Dark Energy

Importance of Discovering the Nature of Dark Energy Steven Weinberg [ps, pdf]
Centrality of Understanding Vacuum Energy DensityFrank Wilczek [ps, pdf]
Importance of Knowing if the Cosmological Constant is Constant Edward Witten [ps, pdf]
Vacuum Energy: A Naturalness Challenge John Ellis [ps, pdf]
Dark Energy and the Preposterous Universe Sean Carroll [ps, pdf][also slide talk]
Dark Energy and the New Cosmology Michael Turner [ps,pdf]
Importance of Measuring the History of Expansion of the Universe Eric Linder, Saul Perlmutter [ps, pdf]
Constraints on Dark Energy and Its Models Dragan Huterer, Eric Linder, Jochen Weller [ps, pdf]
Complementary Probes of Dark Energy Josh Frieman [Powerpoint, pdf]
Comments on Dark Energy Experiments Tim McKay [Powerpoint, pdf]
Astro/Cosmo/Particle Experiments Tim McKay [Powerpoint, pdf; Snowmass E6 summary]
Overview of Supernova Cosmology To Date Saul Perlmutter, Eric Linder [ps, pdf]
Overviews of SZ Effect and Dark Matter Jim Siegrist [pdf]
Dark Energy and the CMB Martin White [ps, pdf]
Weak Gravitational Lensing by Large-Scale Structure Alexandre Refregier [Powerpoint, pdf]
Weak Lensing from Space with SNAP Alexandre Refregier et al. [Powerpoint, pdf]
The Lyman-Alpha Forest as a Probe of Cosmology Rupert Croft [ps, pdf]
Number Counts as a Probe of Cosmology Dragan Huterer, Jeffrey Newman [ps, pdf]

Section 2: Studying Dark Energy with Supernovae Ia

Hubble Diagram and Cosmology Measurements Martin Goliath, Dragan Huterer, Eric Linder [ps, pdf]
Magnitude Systematics and Cosmological Parameters as a Function of z Alex Kim et al. [ps, pdf]
Redshift Errors and Measurement of Cosmological Parameters Alex Kim [ps, pdf]
Type Ia Supernovae as Standard Candles David Branch [ps, pdf]
Observational Diversity among Type Ia Supernovae David Branch [ps, pdf]
Nearby Supernova Factory Greg Aldering, Reynald Pain [ps, pdf]
Theoretical/Phenomenological Understanding of Supernovae Eddie Baron [ps, pdf]
Coping with Type Ia Supernova "Evolution" when Probing the Nature of the Dark Energy David Branch, Saul Perlmutter, E. Baron, Peter Nugent [ps, pdf]
Cosmology from Type II Supernovae Peter Nugent [ps, pdf]
Multi-Color Light Curve Measurements Anne Ealet et al. [ps, pdf]
Measuring the Properties of Dust with High-redshift Supernovae Ariel Goobar, Lars Bergström, Edvard Mörtsell [ps, pdf]
Determining the Fraction of Compact Objects Using Supernova Observations Ariel Goobar [ps, pdf]
SNAP and Multiply-imaged Supernovae Daniel Holz [ps, pdf]
Effect of Photometric Errors on Cosmological Parameters Stuart Mufson, Nick Mostek [pdf]
Spectral Features Stuart Samuel [ps, pdf]
SNAP Type Ia Supernova Trigger Alex Kim, Jodi Lamoureux, Shawn McKee [ps, pdf]

Section 3: Supernova/Acceleration Probe (SNAP)

SNAP: An Experiment to Measure Properties of the Accelerating Universe SNAP collaboration [ps, pdf]
SNAP: Presentation to NRC's Committee on Physics of the Universe Saul Perlmutter [pdf]
SNAP Technical Design Highlights Michael Levi [Powerpoint, pdf]
Point Source Sensitivity Table for SNAP Gary Bernstein [pdf]

Section 4: Experiment Options

Looking for Dark Energy Right Now Peter Garnavich [ps, pdf]
Supernova Studies with LSST + Other Observatories Alex Kim [ps, pdf]
Advanced Exposure Time Calculations Gary Bernstein [ps, pdf]

Gzipped tar files: (last update 11/21/01)
  pdf version of entire collection (original pdf plus converted ps plus converted Powerpoint) (23Mb)
  ps contributions (7Mb)
  Powerpoint contributions (24Mb)
Note some articles look best in their original format (listed first above).