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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 gravitational waves. The POLARBEAR instrument is mounted in the Huan Tran Telescope (HTT) on the Atacama Desert.


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

Referenced by pages:
astronomical survey
Dragone telescope
Simons Observatory (SO)

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