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QUEST—A 2.6-m mm-wave telescope for CMB polarization studies

Piccirillo, L. and Ade, P. A. R. and Bock, J. J. and Bowden, M. and Church, S. E. and Ganga, K. and Gear, W. K. and Hinderks, J. and Keating, B. G. and Lange, A. E. and Maffei, B. and Mallié, O. and Melhuish, S. J. and Murphy, J. A. and Pisano, G. and Rusholme, B. and Taylor, A. and Thompson, K. (2002) QUEST—A 2.6-m mm-wave telescope for CMB polarization studies. In: Astrophysical Polarized Backgrounds: Workshop on Astrophysical Polarized Backgrounds. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.609. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 159-163. ISBN 0-7354-0055-5

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We describe QUEST (Q and U Extra—galactic Sub—mm Telescope), a CMB polarimeter, operating at millimetre wavelengths. Interesting features of its design are outlined.

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Additional Information:© 2002 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 27 March 2002.
Subject Keywords:radiofrequency cosmic radiation; cosmic background radiation; submillimetre waves; blackbody radiation; radiotelescopes; aerospace instrumentation; performance evaluation; polarisation; radioastronomy
Classification Code:PACS: 98.70.Vc; 95.30.Gv; 95.55.Jz; 95.55.Qf; 95.85.Bh
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