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Journal Articles
Probing the Intergalactic Medium with the Lyman-alpha forest along multiple lines of sight to distant quasars
M. Viel, S. Matarrese, H.J. Mo, M. Haehnelt, T. Theuns
MNRAS, 329, 848 (2002), PREPRINT astro-ph/0105233.

Modelling the IGM and the Lyalpha forest at high redshift from the dark matter distribution
M. Viel, S. Matarrese, H.J. Mo, T. Theuns, M. Haehnelt, 2002
MNRAS (2002) , PREPRINT astro-ph/0203418.

Galactic winds in the intergalactic medium
T. Theuns, M. Viel, S. Kay, J. Schaye, B. Carswell, P. Tzanavaris
ApJ Letters, 578, 5 (2002), PREPRINT astro-ph/0208418.

Detecting X-ray filaments in the low redshift Universe with XEUS and Constellation-X
M. Viel, E. Branchini, R. Cen, S. Matarrese, P. Mazzotta, J.P. Ostriker
MNRAS, 341, 792 (2003), PREPRINTastro-ph/0210497.

Dark energy effects on the Lyman-alpha forest
M. Viel, S. Matarrese, T. Theuns, D. Munshi, Y. Wang
MNRAS Letters, 340, 47 (2003), PREPRINT astro-ph/0212241.

The power spectrum of the flux distribution in the \lya forest of a Large sample of UVES QSO Absorption Spectra (LUQAS)
T.-S. Kim, M. Viel, M.G. Haehnelt, R.F. Carswell, S. Cristiani
MNRAS, 347, 355 (2004), PREPRINT astro-ph/0308103.

The effect of (strong) discrete absorption systems on the Lyman-alpha forest flux power spectrum
M. Viel, M.G. Haehnelt, R.F. Carswell, T.-S. Kim
MNRAS Letters, 349, 33 (2004), PREPRINT astro-ph/0308078

The bispectrum of the Lyman-alpha forest at z~2-2.4 from a Large sample of UVES QSO Absorption Spectra (LUQAS)
M. Viel, S. Matarrese, A. Heavens, M.G. Haehnelt, T.-S. Kim, V. Springel, L. Hernquist
MNRAS Letters, 347, 26 (2004), PREPRINT astro-ph/0308151,

Inferring the dark matter power spectrum from the Lyman-alpha forest in high-resolution QSO absorption spectra
M. Viel, M.G. Haehnelt, V. Springel
MNRAS, 354, 684 (2004), PREPRINT astro-ph/0404600

Constraints on the Primordial Power Spectrum from High Resolution Lyman-alpha Forest Spectra and WMAP
M. Viel, J. Weller and M.G. Haehnelt
MNRAS Letters, 355, L23 (2004), PREPRINT astro-ph/0407294.

The Lyman-alpha forest opacity and the metagalactic hydrogen ionization rate at z~2-4
J. Bolton, M. Haehnelt, M. Viel, V. Springel
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 357 (2005) 1178, PREPRINT astro-ph/0411072

Tracing the Warm Hot Intergalactic Medium in the local Universe
M. Viel, E. Branchini, R. Cen, J.P. Ostriker, S. Matarrese, P. Mazzotta, B. Tully
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 360 (2005) 1110 , PREPRINT astro-ph/0412566

Constraining Warm Dark Matter candidates including sterile neutrinos and light gravitinos with WMAP and the Lyman-alpha forest
M. Viel, J. Lesgourgues, M. Haehnelt, S. Matarrese, A. Riotto
Phys.Rev. D71 (2005) 063534 PREPRINT astro-ph/0501562

Testing the accuracy of the Hydro-PM approximation in numerical simulations of the Lyman-alpha forest
M. Viel, M.G. Haehnelt,V. Springel
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 367 (2006) 1655, PREPRINT astro-ph/0504641

Expansion and collapse in the cosmic web
M. Rauch, G. Becker, M. Viel, W.L.W. Sargent, A. Smette, R. Simcoe, T.A. Barlow, M.G. Haehnelt
ApJ, 632, 58 (2005) , PREPRINT astro-ph/0509262

Cosmological and astrophysical parameters from the SDSS flux power spectrum and hydrodynamical simulations of the Lyman-alpha forest
M. Viel, M.G. Haehnelt
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 365 (2006) 231, PREPRINT astro-ph/0508177

Spatial fluctuations in the spectral shape of the UV background at 2
J. Bolton, M. Haehnelt, M. Viel, R.F. Carswell
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 366 (2006) 1378 , PREPRINT astro-ph/0508201

Squeezing the window on isocurvature modes with the Lyman-alpha forest
M. Beltran, J. Garcia-Bellido, J. Lesgourgues, M. Viel
PRD (2005) 72 103515, PREPRINT astro-ph/0509209

The matter power spectrum from the Ly\u03b1 forest: an optical depth estimate
S. Zaroubi, M. Viel, A. Nusser, M. Haehnelt, T.-S. Kim
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 369 (2006) 734 PREPRINT astro-ph/0509563

The Lyman-alpha forest and WMAP year three
M. Viel, M. Haehnelt, A. Lewis
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. Letters 370 (2006) 51L PREPRINT astro-ph/0604310

Can Sterile Neutrinos Be Ruled Out as Warm Dark Matter Candidates?
M. Viel, J. Lesgourgues, M. Haehnelt, S. Matarrese, A. Riotto
Phys. Rev. Letters 97 (2006) 071301 PREPRINT astro-ph/0605706

On the formation of dwarf galaxies and stellar haloes
J.Read, A. Pontzen, M. Viel
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 371 (2006) 885 PREPRINT astro-ph/0606391

Tomography of the intergalactic medium with Ly-alpha forests in close QSO pairs
V. D'Odorico, M. Viel, F. Saitta, S. Cristiani, S.Bianchi, S. Boyle, S. Lopez, J. Maza, P. Outram
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 371 (2006) 885 PREPRINT astro-ph/0607672

Numerical simulations of the Lyman-alpha forest - a comparison of GADGET-2 and ENZO
J. Regan, M. Haehnelt, M. Viel
Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 374 (2006) 196 PREPRINT astro-ph/0606638

Strong Mg II Systems in Quasar and Gamma-Ray Burst Spectra
C. Porciani, M. Viel , S. Lilly
ApJ, 659 (2007) 218 PREPRINT astro-ph/0701153

A combined analysis of Lyman-alpha forest, 3D Weak Lensing and WMAP year three data
J.Lesgourgues, M. Viel , M. Haehnelt, R. Massey
submitted PREPRINT astro-ph/0705.0533

Is the Concentration of Dark Matter Halos at Virialization Universal ?
M. Ricotti, A. Pontzen, M. Viel
APJ Letters in press PREPRINT astro-ph/0706.0856

How Cold Is Cold Dark Matter? Small-Scales Constraints from the Flux Power Spectrum of the High-Redshift Lyman-alpha Forest
Viel, Matteo; Becker, George D.; Bolton, James S.; Haehnelt, Martin G.; Rauch, Michael; Sargent, Wallace L. W
Physical Review Letters (2008) 100 041304 PREPRINT http://arxiv.org/abs/0709.0131

Tracing the gas at redshift 1.7-3.5 with the Lyalpha forest: the FLO approach
Saitta, F.; D'Odorico, V.; Bruscoli, M.; Cristiani, S.; Monaco, P.; Viel, M.
MNRAS (2008) 385 519 PREPRINT arXiv:0712.2452

Cosmic reionization in dynamic quintessence cosmology
Crociani, D.; Viel, M.; Moscardini, L.; Bartelmann, M.; Meneghetti, M.
MNRAS (2008) 385 728 PREPRINT arXiv:0708.4153

Possible evidence for an inverted temperature-density relation in the intergalactic medium from the flux distribution of the Ly-alpha forest
Bolton, J. S.; Viel, M.; Kim, T.-S.; Haehnelt, M. G.; Carswell, R. F.
MNRAS (2008) 386 1131 PREPRINT arXiv:0711.2064

Cosmic dynamics in the era of Extremely Large Telescopes
Liske, J.; Grazian, A.; Vanzella, E.; Dessauges, M.; Viel, M. et al.
MNRAS (2008) 386 1192 PREPRINT arXiv:0802.1532

On the importance of high-redshift intergalactic voids
Viel, Matteo; Colberg, Jörg M.; Kim, T.-S.
MNRAS (2008) 386 1192 PREPRINT arXiv:0802.1532

The relation between Lyman-alpha absorbers and gas-rich galaxies in the local Universe
Pierleoni, Marco; Branchini, Enzo; Viel, Matteo
MNRAS (2008) 388 282 PREPRINT arXiv:0805.0600

The quasar proximity effect at redshift ~= 2.6 with the From Lines to Overdensities approach
D'Odorico, V.; Bruscoli, M.; Saitta, F.; Fontanot, F.; Viel, M.; Cristiani, S.; Monaco, P.
MNRAS (2008) 389 1727 PREPRINT arXiv:0806.3075

The evolution of a pre-heated intergalactic medium
Borgani, S.; Viel, M.
MNRAS (2009) 392 26L PREPRINT arXiv:0810.3321

Primordial non-Gaussianities in the intergalactic medium
Viel, M.; Branchini, E.; Dolag, K.; Grossi, M.; Matarrese, S.; Moscardini, L.
MNRAS (2009) 393 774 PREPRINT arXiv:0811.2223

The effects of primordial non-Gaussianity on the cosmological reionization
Crociani, D.; Moscardini, L.; Viel, M.; Matarrese, S.
MNRAS (2009) 394 133 PREPRINT arXiv:0809.3909

Early dark energy at high redshifts: status and perspectives
Xia, Jun-Qing; Viel, Matteo
JCAP (2009) 04 002 PREPRINT arXiv:0901.0605

Studying the Warm Hot Intergalactic Medium with Gamma-Ray Bursts
Branchini, E.; Ursino, E.; Corsi, A.; Martizzi, D.; Amati, L.; den Herder, J. W.; Galeazzi, M.; Gendre, B.; Kaastra, J.; Moscardini, L.; Nicastro, F.; Ohashi, T.; Paerels, F.; Piro, L.; Roncarelli, M.; Takei, Y.; Viel, M.
ApJ (2009) 697 328 PREPRINT arXiv:0903.1861

Lyman-alpha constraints on warm and on warm-plus-cold dark matter models
Boyarsky, Alexey; Lesgourgues, Julien; Ruchayskiy, Oleg; Viel, Matteo
JCAP (2009) 05 012 PREPRINT arXiv:0812.0010

Realistic Sterile Neutrino Dark Matter with KeV Mass does not Contradict Cosmological Bounds
Boyarsky, Alexey; Lesgourgues, Julien; Ruchayskiy, Oleg; Viel, Matteo
Physical Review Letters (2009) 102 201304 PREPRINT arXiv:0812.3256

Damped Lyman-alpha systems in high-resolution hydrodynamical simulations
Tescari, E.; Viel, M.; Tornatore, L.; Borgani, S.
MNRAS (2009) 397 411 PREPRINT arXiv:0904.3545

Lenses in the Forest: Cross Correlation of the Lyman-α Flux with Cosmic Microwave Background Lensing
Vallinotto, Alberto; Das, Sudeep; Spergel, David N.; Viel, Matteo
Physical Review Letters (2009) 103 091304 PREPRINT arXiv:0903.4171

The high redshift Integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect
Xia, Jun-Qing; Viel, Matteo; Baccigalupi, Carlo; Matarrese, Sabino
JCAP (2009) 09 003 PREPRINT arXiv:0907.4753

Cosmological and astrophysical constraints from the Lyman α forest flux probability distribution function
Viel, Matteo; Bolton, James S.; Haehnelt, Martin G.
MNRAS (2009) 399 39 PREPRINT arXiv:0907.2927

The rise of the CIV mass density at z < 2.5
D'Odorico, Valentina; Calura, Francesco; Cristiani, Stefano; Viel, Matteo
MNRAS (2010) 401 2715 PREPRINT arXiv:0910.2126

High-redshift cosmography
Vitagliano, Vincenzo; Xia, Jun-Qing; Liberati, Stefano; Viel, Matteo
JCAP (2010) 03 005 PREPRINT arXiv:0911.1249

The impact of feedback on the low-redshift intergalactic medium
Tornatore, L.; Borgani, S.; Viel, M.; Springel, V.
MNRAS (2010) 402 1911 PREPRINT arXiv:0911.0699

The effect of neutrinos on the matter distribution as probed by the intergalactic medium
Viel, Matteo; Haehnelt, Martin G.; Springel, Volker
JCAP (2010) 06 015 PREPRINT arXiv:1003.2422

High-resolution spectroscopy of the 3D cosmic web with close QSO groups
Cappetta, M.; D'Odorico, V.; Cristiani, S.; Saitta, F.; Viel, M.
MNRAS (2010) in press PREPRINT arXiv:1004.0221

Primordial Non-Gaussianity and the NRAO VLA Sky Survey
Xia, Jun-Qing; Viel, Matteo; Baccigalupi, Carlo; De Zotti, Gianfranco; Matarrese, Sabino; Verde, Licia
ApJ (2010) 717 17 PREPRINT arXiv:1003.3451

Proceedings
Cosmology with the Lyman-alpha forest in the WMAP era
M. Viel
XVth rencontres de Blois, July 2003 astro-ph/0310413

The Lyman-alpha forest according to LUQAS
M. Viel, M. Haehnelt, T.-S. Kim, B. Carswell, S. Cristiani, A. Heavens, L. Hernquist, S. Matarrese, V. Springel
XXXIXth Rencontres de Moriond on "Exploring the Universe", April 2004, La Thuile (Italy) astro-ph/0405584

Quantitative cosmology with the Lyman-alpha forest
M.Viel
`Baryons in Dark Matter Halos', Novigrad (Croatia), October 2004 Proceeding

The Lyman-alpha forest as a probe of fundamental physics
M.Viel
`Probing Galaxies through Quasar Absorption Lines', Shanghai (China), March 2005, IAU 199 Colloquium Proceeding

Constraints on the metagalactic hydrogen ionization rate from the Lyman-alpha forest opacity
J. Bolton, M. Haehnelt, M. Viel, V. Springel
`Probing Galaxies through Quasar Absorption Lines', Shanghai (China), March 2005, IAU 199 Colloquium Proceeding

Probing 3-D matter distribution at z~2 with QSO multiple lines of sight
S. Cristiani et al.
`Probing Galaxies through Quasar Absorption Lines', Shanghai (China), March 2005, IAU 199 Colloquium Proceeding

The Lyman-alpha Forest As a Cosmological Probe
M. Viel
New Horizons in Astronomy: Frank N. Bash Symposium ASP Conference Series, Vol. 352, Proceedings of the Conference Held 16-18 October, 2005 at The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA, p.191 Proceeding

EDGE: Explorer of diffuse emission and gamma-ray burst explosions
Piro et al.
Experimental Astronomy (2009), Volume 23, Issue 1, pp.67-89 Proceeding

ESPRESSO: A High Resolution Spectrograph for the Combined Coudé Focus of the VLT
Pasquini et al.
Science with the VLT in the ELT Era, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings, Volume . ISBN 978-1-4020-9189-6. Springer Netherlands, 2009, p. 395 Proceeding

From Espresso to Codex
Liske et al.
Science with the VLT in the ELT Era, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings, Volume . ISBN 978-1-4020-9189-6. Springer Netherlands, 2009, p. 243 Proceeding

E-ELT and the Cosmic Expansion History - A Far Stretch?
Liske, Grazian, Vanzella, Viel et al.
The Messenger, vol. 133, p. 10-13 ESO MESSENGER

Neutrinos in cosmology
Viel, M.
Nuovo Cimento (2008) 123, 6, p. 902 Proceedings

Other Papers
The Impact of Simulations in Cosmology and Galaxy Formation A summary of the Workshop NOVICOSMO 2008
Salucci, Paolo; Borgani, Stefano; Frenk, Carlos; Moscardini, Lauro; Viel, Matteo
2008 arXiv ADS link

Numerical models of the Intergalactic Medium
M. Viel
The Observatory, Vol. 123, p.174-175 ADS link

The Large Programme: Cosmic Evolution of the IGM
Bergeron J. et al.
The Messenger, 118, 40-44 (2004) ADS link

ESTREMO/WFXRT: extreme physics in the transient and evolving cosmos
L.Piro et al.
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation II: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray. Edited by Turner, Martin J. L.; Hasinger, Günther. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6266, pp. 62660K (2006) Proceeding


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