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Title: A cryogenic continuously rotating half-wave plate mechanism for the POLARBEAR-2b cosmic microwave background receiver

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ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [6];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [7];  [7];  [7];  [1];  [5]
  1. Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA, Physics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
  2. Physics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA, Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (WPI), The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583, Japan, Research Center for the Early Universe, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
  3. Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA, Physics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (WPI), The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583, Japan
  4. Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
  5. Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
  6. Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
  7. Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (WPI), The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583, Japan
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Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
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Journal Name: Review of Scientific Instruments Journal Volume: 91 Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Hill, C. A., Kusaka, A., Ashton, P., Barton, P., Adkins, T., Arnold, K., Bixler, B., Ganjam, S., Lee, A. T., Matsuda, F., Matsumura, T., Sakurai, Y., Tat, R., and Zhou, Y.. A cryogenic continuously rotating half-wave plate mechanism for the POLARBEAR-2b cosmic microwave background receiver. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0029006.
Hill, C. A., Kusaka, A., Ashton, P., Barton, P., Adkins, T., Arnold, K., Bixler, B., Ganjam, S., Lee, A. T., Matsuda, F., Matsumura, T., Sakurai, Y., Tat, R., & Zhou, Y.. A cryogenic continuously rotating half-wave plate mechanism for the POLARBEAR-2b cosmic microwave background receiver. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0029006
Hill, C. A., Kusaka, A., Ashton, P., Barton, P., Adkins, T., Arnold, K., Bixler, B., Ganjam, S., Lee, A. T., Matsuda, F., Matsumura, T., Sakurai, Y., Tat, R., and Zhou, Y.. Tue . "A cryogenic continuously rotating half-wave plate mechanism for the POLARBEAR-2b cosmic microwave background receiver". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0029006.
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