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Application of Michelson type bolometric interferometer to CMB B mode polarization observations
Author(s): Makoto Hattori; Izumi S. Ohta; Yuji Chinone; Yuan Luo; Kensuke Koga
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Paper Abstract

We have proposed an original Michelson type bolometric interferometer dedicated to CMB B mode observations in which a large format detector array is able to mounted on the focal plane since the diameter of the primary beam do not have to be smaller than the baseline length of the interferometer and is able to be taken as large as one want. This instrument is named as MuFTPol. The MuFTPol dramatically improves the sensitivity of the B mode experiments based on Michelson type bolometric interferometer otherwise the primary beam size could not be larger than 10cm in the CMB B mode experiment targetting the gravity wave origin B mode.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7013, Optical and Infrared Interferometry, 70132G (28 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789136
Show Author Affiliations
Makoto Hattori, Astronomical Insitute, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Izumi S. Ohta, Kinki Univ. (Japan)
Yuji Chinone, Astronomical Insitute, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Yuan Luo, Astronomical Insitute, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Kensuke Koga, Astronomical Insitute, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7013:
Optical and Infrared Interferometry
Markus Schöller; William C. Danchi; Françoise Delplancke, Editor(s)

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