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The SCUBA-2 polarimeter

Gregory, G. Groot, Leclerc, Mélanie R., Bastien, Pierre, Bernier, Sophie, Bissonnette, Eric, Ade, Peter A. R., Pisano, Giampaolo, Savini, Giorgio, Howard, Joseph M. and Koshel, R. John 2007. The SCUBA-2 polarimeter. Presented at: International Optical Design Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 4, 2006. Published in: Groot Gregory, G., Howard, Joseph M. and Koshel, R. John eds. Proceedings SPIE 6342, International Optical Design Conference 2006. The International Society for Optical Engineering, 63421O. 10.1117/12.692309

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A polarimeter is built to be used with the SCUBA-2 camera of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope to study polarized sub-millimeter radiations. We simulated the effect of the polarimeter on image quality and polarization measurements.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cameras ; Image quality ; Polarization ; Telescopes
Publisher: The International Society for Optical Engineering
ISSN: 0277-786X
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 06:32

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