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    Latest Progress on the QUBIC Instrument

    Ghibri, A. and Aumont, J. and Battistelli, E.S. and Bau, A. and Bergé, L. and Bernard, J.-Ph. and Bersanelli, M. and Bigot-Sazy, M.-A. and Bordier, G. and Bunn, E.F. and Cavaliere, F. and Chanial, P. and Coppolecchia, A. and Decourcelle, T. and De Bernardis, P. and De Petris, M. and Drilien, A.-A. and Dumoulin, L. and Falvella, M.C. and Gault, A. and Gervasi, M. and Giard, M. and Gradziel, Marcin and Grandsire, L. and Gayer, D. and Hamilton, J.-Ch. and Haynes, V. and Hirault, Y.-G. and Holtzer, N. and Kaplan, J. and Korotkov, A. and Landé, J. and Lowitz, A. and Maffei, B. and Marnieros, S. and Martino, J. and Masi, S. and Mennella, A. and Montier, L. and Murphy, J.Anthony and Ng, M.W. and Olivieri, E. and Pajot, F. and Passerini, A. and Piacentini, F. and Piat, M. and Piccirillo, L. and Pisano, G. and Prêle, D. and Rambaud, D. and Rigaut, O. and Rosset, C. and Salatino, M. and Schillaci, A. and Scully, S. and O'Sullivan, Créidhe and Tartari, A. and Timbie, P. and Tucker, G. and Vibert, L. and Voisin, F. and Watson, B. and Zannoni, M. (2013) Latest Progress on the QUBIC Instrument. Journal of Low Temperature Physics. pp. 1-6. ISSN 0022-2291 (In Press)

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    QUBIC is a unique instrument that crosses the barriers between classical imaging architectures and interferometry taking advantage from both for high sensitivity and systematics mitigation. The scientific target is the detection of the primordial gravitational waves imprint on the Cosmic Microwave Background which are the proof of inflation, holy grail of modern cosmology. In this paper, we show the latest advances in the development of the architecture and the subsystems of the first module of this instrument to be deployed in Dome Charlie Concordia base - Antarctica in 2015.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Preprint version of article submitted for publication.
    Keywords: Cosmology; CMB; B-modes; Polarization; Transition Edge Sensors; Bolometric Interferometry;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Experimental Physics
    Item ID: 4439
    Depositing User: Dr. Créidhe O'Sullivan
    Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2013 15:13
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Low Temperature Physics
    Publisher: Springer Verlag
    Refereed: No

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