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    QUBIC: the Q&U Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology. A novel way to look at the polarized Cosmic Microwave Background.

    Mennella, Aniello and Ade, P.A.R. and Aumont, J. and Banfi, S. and Battaglia, P. and Battistelli, E. and Bau, A. and Bélier, B. and Bennett, D. and Bergé, L. and Bernard, J.-P. and Bersanelli, M. and Bigot-Sazy, M.-A. and Bleurvacq, N. and Bordier, G. and Brossard, J. and Bunn, Emory F. and Burke, D.P. and Buzi, D. and Buzzelli, A. and Cammilleri, D. and Cavaliere, F. and Chanial, P. and Chapron, C. and Columbro, F. and Coppi, G. and Coppolecchia, A. and Couchot, F. and D'Agostino, R. and D'Alessandro, Giuseppe and De Bernardis, P. and de Gasperis, G. and De Leo, M. and De Petris, M. and Decourcelle, T. and Del Torto, F. and Dumoulin, L. and Etchegoyen, A. and Franceschet, C. and Garcia, B. and Gault, Amanda and Gayer, D. and Gervasi, M. and Ghribi, A. and Giard, M. and Giraud-Héraud, Y. and Gradziel, Marcin and Grandsire, L. and Hamilton, J.-Ch. and Harari, D. and Haynes, V. and Henrot-Versille, S. and Holtzer, N. and Incardona, F. and Kaplan, J. and Korotkov, A. and Krachmalnicoff, N. and Lamagna, L. and Landé, J. and Loucatos, S. and Lowitz, A. and Lukovic, V. and Maffei, B. and Marnieros, S. and Martino, J. and Masi, S. and May, A. and McCulloch, M. and Medina, M.C. and Mele, L. and Melhuish, Simon and Montier, L. and Murphy, A. and Néel, D. and Ng, M.W. and O'Sullivan, C. and Paiella, A. and Pajot, F. and Passerini, A. and Pelosi, A. and Perbost, C. and Perdereau, O. and Piacentini, F. and Piat, M. and Piccirillo, Lucio and Pisano, G. and Prêle, D. and Puddu, R. and Rambaud, D. and Rigaut, O. and Romero, G.E. and Salatino, M. and Schillaci, A. and Scully, Stephen and Stolpovskiy, M. and Suarez, F. and Tartari, A. and Timbie, P. and Torchinsky, S. and Tristram, M. and Tucker, C. and Tucker, G. and Viganò, D. and Vittorio, N. and Voisin, F. and Watson, B. and Zannoni, M. (2018) QUBIC: the Q&U Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology. A novel way to look at the polarized Cosmic Microwave Background. In: The European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics (EPS-HEP2017), 5-12 Jul 2017, Venice, Italy.

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    In this paper we describe QUBIC, an experiment that takes up the challenge posed by the detection of primordial gravitational waves with a novel approach, that combines the sensitivity of state-of-the art bolometric detectors with the systematic effects control typical of interferometers. The so-called 'self-calibration' is a technique deeply rooted in the interferometric nature of the instrument and allows us to clean the measured data from instrumental effects. The first module of QUBIC is a dual band instrument (150 GHz and 220 GHz) that will be deployed in Argentina during Fall 2018.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: QUBIC; primordial gravitational waves; novel approach; bolometric detectors; interferometers; self-calibration;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Experimental Physics
    Item ID: 11921
    Depositing User: Dr. Marcin Lukasz Gradziel
    Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 12:07
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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