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Calibration of QUBIC: The Q and U bolometric interferometer for cosmology

Murphy, J. D. and Burke, D. and Gamboa Lerena, M. M. and Hamilton, Jean-Christophe and Mousset, L. and De Petris, M. and O'Sullivan, C. and Torchinsky, S. and Ade, Peter A. R. and Alberro, J. G. and Almela, A. and Amico, G. and Arnaldi, L. H. and Auguste, D. and Aumont, J. and Azzoni, S. and Banfi, S. and Bélier, B. and Battistelli, E. S. and Baù, A. and Bennett, D. and Bergé, L. and de Bernardis, P. and Bernard, J. P. and Bersanelli, M. and Bigot-Sazy, M. A. and Bonaparte, J. and Bonis, J. and Bunn, E. and Buzi, D. and Cavaliere, F. and Chanial, P. and Chapron, C. and Charlassier, R. and Cobos Cerutti, A. C. and Columbro, F. and Coppolecchia, A. and D'Alessandro, G. and De Gasperis, G. and De Leo, M. and Dheilly, Stéphane and Duca, C. and Dumoulin, L. and Etchegoyen, A. and Fasciszewski, A. and Ferreyro, L. P. and Fracchia, D. and Franceschet, Cristian and Ganga, Kenneth and García, B. and García Redondo, M. E. and Gaspard, M. and Gayer, D. and Gervasi, M. and Giard, M. and Gilles, V. and Giraud-Heraud, Y. and Grandsire, Laurent and Gómez Berisso, M. and González, M. and Gradziel, Marcin and Hampel, M. R. and Harari, D. and Henrot-Versillé, S. and Incardona, F. and Jules, E. and Kaplan, J. and Kristukat, C. and Lamagna, L. and Loucatos, S. and Louis, T. and Maffei, B. and Marnieros, S. and Marty, W. and Mattei, A. and May, A. and McCulloch, M. and Mele, L. and Masi, S. and Melo, D. and Mennella, A. and Montier, L. and Mundo, L. M. and Murphy, J. A. and Nati, F. and Olivieri, E. and Oriol, Christine and Paiella, A. and Pajot, F. and Passerini, A. and Pastoriza, H. and Pelosi, A. and Perbost, C. and Perciballi, M. and Pezzotta, F. and Piacentini, F. and Piat, M. and Piccirillo, L. and Pisano, G. and Platino, M. and Polenta, G. and Prêle, D. and Puddu, R. and Rambaud, D. and Rasztocky, E. and Ringegni, P. and Romero, G. E. and Salum, J. M. and Scóccola, C. and Schillaci, A. and Scully, S. and Spinelli, S. and Stankowiak, Guillaume and Stolpovskiy, M. and Supanitsky, A. D. and Tartari, A. and Thermeau, J. P. and Timbie, P. and Tomasi, M. and Tucker, G. and Tucker, Carole and Viganò, D. and Vittorio, N. and Voisin, F. and Wicek, F. and Wright, M. and Zannoni, M. and Zullo, A. (2020) Calibration of QUBIC: The Q and U bolometric interferometer for cosmology. In: Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy X. Proceedings of SPIE. No.11453. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 114532G. ISBN 9781510636934.

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QUBIC (a Q and U Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology) is a next generation cosmology experiment designed to detect the B-mode polarisation of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). A B-mode detection is hard evidence of Inflation in the ΛCDM model. QUBIC aims to accomplish this by combining novel technologies to achieve the sensitivity required to detect the faint B-mode signal. QUBIC uses technologies such as a rotating half-wave plate, cryogenics, interferometric horns with self-calibration switches and transition edge sensor bolometers. A Technical Demonstrator (TD) is currently being calibrated in APC in Paris before observations in Argentina in 2021. As part of the calibration campaign, the spectral response of the TD is measured to test and validate QUBIC's spectro-imaging capability. This poster gives an overview of the methods used to measure the spectral response and a comparison of the instrument data with theoretical predictions and optical simulations.

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Official Citation:J. D. Murphy, D. Burke, M. M. Gamboa Lerena, J.-Ch. Hamilton, L. Mousset, M. De Petris, C. O'Sullivan, S. A. Torchinsky, P. Ade, J. G. Alberro, A. Almela, G. Amico, L. H. Arnaldi, D. Auguste, J. Aumont, S. Azzoni, S. Banfi, B. Bélier, E. S. Battistelli, A. Baù, D. Bennett, L. Bergé, P. de Bernardis, J.-Ph. Bernard, M. Bersanelli, M.-A. Bigot-Sazy, J. Bonaparte, J. Bonis, E. Bunn, D. Buzi, F. Cavaliere, P. Chanial, C. Chapron, R. Charlassier, A. C. Cobos Cerutti, F. Columbro, A. Coppolecchia, G. D'Alessandro, G. De Gasperis, M. De Leo, S. Dheilly, C. Duca, L. Dumoulin, A. Etchegoyen, A. Fasciszewski, L. P. Ferreyro, D. Fracchia, C. Franceschet, K. M. Ganga, B. García, M. E. García Redondo, M. Gaspard, D. Gayer, M. Gervasi, M. Giard, V. Gilles, Y. Giraud-Heraud, L. Grandsire, M. Gómez Berisso, M. González, M. Gradziel, M. R. Hampel, D. Harari, S. Henrot-Versillé, F. Incardona, E. Jules, J. Kaplan, C. Kristukat, L. Lamagna, S. Loucatos, T. Louis, B. Maffei, S. Marnieros, W. Marty, A. Mattei, A. May, M. McCulloch, L. Mele, S. Masi, D. Melo, A. Mennella, L. Montier, L. M. Mundo, J. A. Murphy, F. Nati, E. Olivieri, C. Oriol, A. Paiella, F. Pajot, A. Passerini, H. Pastoriza, A. Pelosi, C. Perbost, M. Perciballi, F. Pezzotta, F. Piacentini, M. Piat, L. Piccirillo, G. Pisano, M. Platino, G. Polenta, D. Prêle, R. Puddu, D. Rambaud, E. Rasztocky, P. Ringegni, G. E. Romero, J. M. Salum, C. Scóccola, A. Schillaci, S. Scully, S. Spinelli, G. Stankowiak, M. Stolpovskiy, A. D. Supanitsky, A. Tartari, J.-P. Thermeau, P. Timbie, M. Tomasi, G. Tucker, C. Tucker, D. Viganò, N. Vittorio, F. Voisin, F. Wicek, M. Wright, M. Zannoni, and A. Zullo "Calibration of QUBIC: The Q and U bolometric interferometer for cosmology", Proc. SPIE 11453, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy X, 114532G (13 December 2020);
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