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Title: Exploring cosmic origins with CORE: The instrument

Abstract

Here, we describe a space-borne, multi-band, multi-beam polarimeter aiming at a precise and accurate measurement of the polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background. The instrument is optimized to be compatible with the strict budget requirements of a medium-size space mission within the Cosmic Vision Programme of the European Space Agency. The instrument has no moving parts, and uses arrays of diffraction-limited Kinetic Inductance Detectors to cover the frequency range from 60 GHz to 600 GHz in 19 wide bands, in the focal plane of a 1.2 m aperture telescope cooled at 40 K, allowing for an accurate extraction of the CMB signal from polarized foreground emission. The projected CMB polarization survey sensitivity of this instrument, after foregrounds removal, is 1.7 μK∙arcmin. The design is robust enough to allow, if needed, a downscoped version of the instrument covering the 100 GHz to 600 GHz range with a 0.8 m aperture telescope cooled at 85 K, with a projected CMB polarization survey sensitivity of 3.2 μK∙arcmin.

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Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Contributing Org.:
CORE Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1526514
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2018; Journal Issue: 04; Journal ID: ISSN 1475-7516
Publisher:
Institute of Physics (IOP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

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de Bernardis, P., Ade, P. A. R., Baselmans, J. J. A., Battistelli, E. S., Benoit, A., Bersanelli, M., Bideaud, A., Calvo, M., Casas, F. J., Castellano, M. G., Catalano, A., Charles, I., Colantoni, I., Columbro, F., Coppolecchia, A., Crook, M., D'Alessandro, G., Petris, M. De, Delabrouille, J., Doyle, S., Franceschet, C., Gomez, A., Goupy, J., Hanany, S., Hills, M., Lamagna, L., Macias-Perez, J., Maffei, B., Martin, S., Martinez-Gonzalez, E., Masi, S., McCarthy, D., Mennella, A., Monfardini, A., Noviello, F., Paiella, A., Piacentini, F., Piat, M., Pisano, G., Signorelli, G., Tan, C. Y., Tartari, A., Trappe, N., Triqueneaux, S., Tucker, C., Vermeulen, G., Young, K., Zannoni, M., Achúcarro, A., Allison, R., Artall, E., Ashdown, M., Ballardini, M., Banday, A. J., Banerji, R., Bartlett, J., Bartolo, N., Basak, S., Bonaldi, A., Bonato, M., Borrill, J., Bouchet, F., Boulanger, F., Brinckmann, T., Bucher, M., Burigana, C., Buzzelli, A., Cai, Z. Y., Carvalho, C. S., Challinor, A., Chluba, J., Clesse, S., Gasperis, G. De, Zotti, G. De, Valentino, E. Di, Diego, J. M., Errard, J., Feeney, S., Fernandez-Cobos, R., Finelli, F., Forastieri, F., Galli, S., Génova-Santos, R., Gerbino, M., González-Nuevo, J., Hagstotz, S., Greenslade, J., Handley, W., Hernández-Monteagudo, C., Hervias-Caimapo, C., Hivon, E., Kiiveri, K., Kisner, T., Kitching, T., Kunz, M., Kurki-Suonio, H., Lasenby, A., Lattanzi, M., Lesgourgues, J., Lewis, A., Liguori, M., Lindholm, V., Luzzi, G., Martins, C. J. A. P., Matarrese, S., Melchiorri, A., Melin, J. B., Molinari, D., Natoli, P., Negrello, M., Notari, A., Paoletti, D., Patanchon, G., Polastri, L., Polenta, G., Pollo, A., Poulin, V., Quartin, M., Remazeilles, M., Roman, M., Rubiño-Martín, J. A., Salvati, L., Tomasi, M., Tramonte, D., Trombetti, T., Väliviita, J., de Weyjgaert, R. Van, Tent, B. van, Vennin, V., Vielva, P., and Vittorio, N. Exploring cosmic origins with CORE: The instrument. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2018/04/015.
de Bernardis, P., Ade, P. A. R., Baselmans, J. J. A., Battistelli, E. S., Benoit, A., Bersanelli, M., Bideaud, A., Calvo, M., Casas, F. J., Castellano, M. G., Catalano, A., Charles, I., Colantoni, I., Columbro, F., Coppolecchia, A., Crook, M., D'Alessandro, G., Petris, M. De, Delabrouille, J., Doyle, S., Franceschet, C., Gomez, A., Goupy, J., Hanany, S., Hills, M., Lamagna, L., Macias-Perez, J., Maffei, B., Martin, S., Martinez-Gonzalez, E., Masi, S., McCarthy, D., Mennella, A., Monfardini, A., Noviello, F., Paiella, A., Piacentini, F., Piat, M., Pisano, G., Signorelli, G., Tan, C. Y., Tartari, A., Trappe, N., Triqueneaux, S., Tucker, C., Vermeulen, G., Young, K., Zannoni, M., Achúcarro, A., Allison, R., Artall, E., Ashdown, M., Ballardini, M., Banday, A. J., Banerji, R., Bartlett, J., Bartolo, N., Basak, S., Bonaldi, A., Bonato, M., Borrill, J., Bouchet, F., Boulanger, F., Brinckmann, T., Bucher, M., Burigana, C., Buzzelli, A., Cai, Z. Y., Carvalho, C. S., Challinor, A., Chluba, J., Clesse, S., Gasperis, G. De, Zotti, G. De, Valentino, E. Di, Diego, J. M., Errard, J., Feeney, S., Fernandez-Cobos, R., Finelli, F., Forastieri, F., Galli, S., Génova-Santos, R., Gerbino, M., González-Nuevo, J., Hagstotz, S., Greenslade, J., Handley, W., Hernández-Monteagudo, C., Hervias-Caimapo, C., Hivon, E., Kiiveri, K., Kisner, T., Kitching, T., Kunz, M., Kurki-Suonio, H., Lasenby, A., Lattanzi, M., Lesgourgues, J., Lewis, A., Liguori, M., Lindholm, V., Luzzi, G., Martins, C. J. A. P., Matarrese, S., Melchiorri, A., Melin, J. B., Molinari, D., Natoli, P., Negrello, M., Notari, A., Paoletti, D., Patanchon, G., Polastri, L., Polenta, G., Pollo, A., Poulin, V., Quartin, M., Remazeilles, M., Roman, M., Rubiño-Martín, J. A., Salvati, L., Tomasi, M., Tramonte, D., Trombetti, T., Väliviita, J., de Weyjgaert, R. Van, Tent, B. van, Vennin, V., Vielva, P., & Vittorio, N. Exploring cosmic origins with CORE: The instrument. United States. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2018/04/015.
de Bernardis, P., Ade, P. A. R., Baselmans, J. J. A., Battistelli, E. S., Benoit, A., Bersanelli, M., Bideaud, A., Calvo, M., Casas, F. J., Castellano, M. G., Catalano, A., Charles, I., Colantoni, I., Columbro, F., Coppolecchia, A., Crook, M., D'Alessandro, G., Petris, M. De, Delabrouille, J., Doyle, S., Franceschet, C., Gomez, A., Goupy, J., Hanany, S., Hills, M., Lamagna, L., Macias-Perez, J., Maffei, B., Martin, S., Martinez-Gonzalez, E., Masi, S., McCarthy, D., Mennella, A., Monfardini, A., Noviello, F., Paiella, A., Piacentini, F., Piat, M., Pisano, G., Signorelli, G., Tan, C. Y., Tartari, A., Trappe, N., Triqueneaux, S., Tucker, C., Vermeulen, G., Young, K., Zannoni, M., Achúcarro, A., Allison, R., Artall, E., Ashdown, M., Ballardini, M., Banday, A. J., Banerji, R., Bartlett, J., Bartolo, N., Basak, S., Bonaldi, A., Bonato, M., Borrill, J., Bouchet, F., Boulanger, F., Brinckmann, T., Bucher, M., Burigana, C., Buzzelli, A., Cai, Z. Y., Carvalho, C. S., Challinor, A., Chluba, J., Clesse, S., Gasperis, G. De, Zotti, G. De, Valentino, E. Di, Diego, J. M., Errard, J., Feeney, S., Fernandez-Cobos, R., Finelli, F., Forastieri, F., Galli, S., Génova-Santos, R., Gerbino, M., González-Nuevo, J., Hagstotz, S., Greenslade, J., Handley, W., Hernández-Monteagudo, C., Hervias-Caimapo, C., Hivon, E., Kiiveri, K., Kisner, T., Kitching, T., Kunz, M., Kurki-Suonio, H., Lasenby, A., Lattanzi, M., Lesgourgues, J., Lewis, A., Liguori, M., Lindholm, V., Luzzi, G., Martins, C. J. A. P., Matarrese, S., Melchiorri, A., Melin, J. B., Molinari, D., Natoli, P., Negrello, M., Notari, A., Paoletti, D., Patanchon, G., Polastri, L., Polenta, G., Pollo, A., Poulin, V., Quartin, M., Remazeilles, M., Roman, M., Rubiño-Martín, J. A., Salvati, L., Tomasi, M., Tramonte, D., Trombetti, T., Väliviita, J., de Weyjgaert, R. Van, Tent, B. van, Vennin, V., Vielva, P., and Vittorio, N. Sun . "Exploring cosmic origins with CORE: The instrument". United States. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2018/04/015. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1526514.
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title = {Exploring cosmic origins with CORE: The instrument},
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abstractNote = {Here, we describe a space-borne, multi-band, multi-beam polarimeter aiming at a precise and accurate measurement of the polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background. The instrument is optimized to be compatible with the strict budget requirements of a medium-size space mission within the Cosmic Vision Programme of the European Space Agency. The instrument has no moving parts, and uses arrays of diffraction-limited Kinetic Inductance Detectors to cover the frequency range from 60 GHz to 600 GHz in 19 wide bands, in the focal plane of a 1.2 m aperture telescope cooled at 40 K, allowing for an accurate extraction of the CMB signal from polarized foreground emission. The projected CMB polarization survey sensitivity of this instrument, after foregrounds removal, is 1.7 μK∙arcmin. The design is robust enough to allow, if needed, a downscoped version of the instrument covering the 100 GHz to 600 GHz range with a 0.8 m aperture telescope cooled at 85 K, with a projected CMB polarization survey sensitivity of 3.2 μK∙arcmin.},
doi = {10.1088/1475-7516/2018/04/015},
journal = {Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
number = 04,
volume = 2018,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {4}
}

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