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POLARBEAR

(instrument to map CMB polarization)

POLARBEAR is a project to detect CMB polarization, specifically B-modes (one of the two polarization modes), which are expected to be influenced by primordial gravitational waves. The POLARBEAR instrument is mounted in the Huan Tran Telescope (HTT) at the Llano de Chajnantor Observatory on the Atacama Desert in Chile.


(instrument,survey,Chile,CMB,polarimeter,all sky)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POLARBEAR
http://bolo.berkeley.edu/polarbear/

Referenced by pages:
Dragone telescope
primordial gravitational waves
Simons Observatory (SO)

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