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

Piccirillo, L., Ade, Peter A. R. ORCID:, Bock, J. J., Bowden, M., Church, S. E., Ganga, K., Gear, Walter Kieran ORCID:, 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 (609) Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, pp. 159-163. 10.1063/1.1471840

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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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