Chronological list of references relating to cluster mass definitions


Friends-of-Friends algorithm used to identify halos and assign masses in cosmological simulations

Friends-of-Friends algorithm used to define galaxy groups and clusters

Spherical Overdensity algorithm used to identify halos and assign masses in cosmological simulations

Spherical overdensity mass definitions used in observations
  • Allen, S. et al. 2004
  • Vikhlinin, A. et al. 2006
  • Arnaud, M. et al. 2007
  • Vikhlinin, A. et al. 2009
  • Okabe et al. 2010

Other halo finders and mass definitions
  • Eisenstein, D., Hut, P. 1998 - HOP algorithm
  • Knebe, A. et al. 2011 - overview and tests of many specific halo finders in practical use in the field