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ABSTRACT

1.INTRODUCTION

2.SUBMM-WAVE EMISSION FROM GALAXIES
2.1.The power source for dusty galaxies
2.2.Continuum emission from dust
2.3.The observed SEDs of dusty galaxies
2.4.Line emission
2.5.The observability of high-redshift dusty galaxies
2.6.Submm-wave selection effects
2.7.Deep submm-wave surveys
2.8.Submm observations of known high-redshift galaxies and QSOs
2.9.Alternative strategy for deep submm surveys
2.10.Determining redshifts of submm galaxies

3.THE OBSERVED PROPERTIES OF SUBMM-SELECTED GALAXIES
3.1.Confusion
3.2.Multi-waveband follow-up studies
3.3.A gallery of follow-up results
3.4.Clustering properties

4.SUBMM GALAXY LUMINOSITY FUNCTIONS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER POPULATIONS
4.1.Optically-selected Lyman-break galaxies (LBGs)
4.2.Extremely Red Objects (EROs)
4.3.Faint radio galaxies
4.4.Active galaxies and X-ray sources
4.5.Gamma-ray burst (GRB) host galaxies
4.6.Prospects for the follow-up observations in the future

5.MODELING THE EVOLUTION OF SUBMM GALAXIES
5.1.An array of possible treatments
5.2.Observational tests of models
5.3.Modeling the detailed astrophysics of the submm galaxies
5.4.The global evolution of dust-enshrouded galaxies

6.GRAVITATIONAL LENSING IN THE SUBMM WAVEBAND
6.1.Magnification bias
6.2.Conditions for exploiting submm lensing by galaxies
6.3.Prospects for the lensing studies in the future

7.FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS IN SUBMM COSMOLOGY
7.1.New technologies for instrumentation
7.2.New telescopes
7.3.Future capabilities and progress

8.SUMMARY: KEY QUESTIONS AND TARGETS FOR THE FUTURE

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