A coherent polarimeter array for the Large Scale Polarization Explorer balloon experiment

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Bersanelli, M.; Mennella, A.; Morgante, G.; Zannoni, M.; Addamo, G.; Baschirotto, A.; Battaglia, P.; Baù, A.; Cappellini, B.; Cavaliere, F.; Cuttaia, F.; Del Torto, F.; Donzelli, S.; Farooqui, Z.; Frailis, M.; Franceschet, C.; Franceschi, E.; Gaier, T.; Galeotta, S.; Gervasi, M.; Gregorio, A.; Kangaslahti, P.; Krachmalnicoff, N.; Lawrence, C.; Maggio, G.; Mainini, R.; Maino, D.; Mandolesi, N.; Paroli, B.; Passerini, A.; ... view all 46 authors
(2012)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1117/12.925688
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

We discuss the design and expected performance of STRIP (STRatospheric Italian Polarimeter), an array of coherent receivers designed to fly on board the LSPE (Large Scale Polarization Explorer) balloon experiment. The STRIP focal plane array comprises 49 elements in Q b... View more
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