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The Space Density of High-Redshift Quasars

  • P.A. Shaver (a1), J.V. Wall (a2), K.I. Kellermann (a3), C. Jackson (a4) and M.R. Hawkins (a5)...

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An upper limit on the space density of quasars at z > 5 is obtained independent of any optical magnitude limit, from the complete identification of a large sample of flat-spectrum radio sources. This upper limit is below the observed space density at z ≃ 2 − 3, showing that the turnover in space density is real and not merely due to obscuration.

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The Space Density of High-Redshift Quasars

  • P.A. Shaver (a1), J.V. Wall (a2), K.I. Kellermann (a3), C. Jackson (a4) and M.R. Hawkins (a5)...

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