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QUEST-A 2.6-m mm-wave telescope for CMB polarization studies

Piccirillo, L., Ade, Peter A. R., Bock, J. J., Bowden, M., Church, S. E., Ganga, K., Gear, Walter Kieran, Hinderks, J., Keating, B. G., Lange, A. E., Maffei, B., Mallie, O., Melhuish, S. J., Murphy, J. A., Pisano, G., Rusholme, B., Taylor, A. and Thompson, K. 2002. QUEST-A 2.6-m mm-wave telescope for CMB polarization studies. Presented at: Astrophysical Polarized Backgrounds, Bologna, Italy, 9-12 October 2001. Astrophysical Polarized Backgrounds: Workshop on Astrophysical Polarized Backgroundsproceedings of conference held in Bologna, Italy, 9-12 October 2001. AIP Conference Proceedings , vol. 609. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, pp. 159-163. 10.1063/1.1471840

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Abstract

We describe QUEST (Q and U Extra—galactic Sub—mm Telescope), a CMB polarimeter, operating at millimetre wavelengths. Interesting features of its design are outlined.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: radiofrequency cosmic radiation, cosmic background radiation, submillimetre waves, blackbody radiation, radiotelescopes, aerospace instrumentation, performance evaluation, polarisation, radioastronomy
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
ISBN: 0735400555
ISSN: 0094243X
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:19
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/36601

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