Fisher Matrices for the Thermal Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Power Spectrum

These are Fisher matrix forecasts for constraints on cosmological and
gastrophysical parameters from forthcoming multifrequency full-sky CMB observations.

The methodology and experimental scenarios are described
in Hill & Pajer (2013).

The matrices are provided as 7x7 text files. The order of the
parameters and their fiducial values (in parentheses) are:

\Omega_b h^2 (0.02240)

\Omega_c h^2 (0.1146)

\Omega_{\Lambda} (0.7181)

\sigma_8 (0.817)

n_s (0.9646)

f_{NL} or M_{\nu} (0.0 for either)

C_{P_0} (1.0)

C_{\beta} (1.0)

Note that we only consider cosmologies where either M_{\nu} or f_{NL}
are non-zero, i.e., single-parameter extensions of the LCDM standard
model.

The units of M_{\nu} are eV; all other parameters are
dimensionless.

C_{P_0} and C_{\beta} are parameters describing the
overall normalization and outer logarithmic slope of the ICM pressure
profile --- see the paper for details.

Note that no priors have been placed on any of the parameters, and
these Fisher matrices are computed for variations around the fiducial
parameters given above.

Also, these Fisher matrices are computed for
the tSZ power spectrum only; they have not been combined with any
other Fisher matrices (for Planck CMB or anything else).

They can easily be added to your favorite Fisher matrix to add in the
constraining power of the tSZ power spectrum on these parameters.

f_{NL} Fisher matrices:

Planck (unmasked)

Planck (ROSAT-masked)

Planck (eROSITA-masked)

PIXIE (unmasked)

PIXIE (ROSAT-masked)

PIXIE (eROSITA-masked)

CV-limited (unmasked)

CV-limited (ROSAT-masked)

CV-limited (eROSITA-masked)

M_{\nu} Fisher matrices:

Planck (unmasked)

Planck (ROSAT-masked)

Planck (eROSITA-masked)

PIXIE (unmasked)

PIXIE (ROSAT-masked)

PIXIE (eROSITA-masked)

CV-limited (unmasked)

CV-limited (ROSAT-masked)

CV-limited (eROSITA-masked)

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