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CLOVER experiment: the receiver block

Pisano, G., Ade, Peter A. R., Calderon, C. (C), Challinor, A. D., De Bernardis, P., Dunlop, L., Gear, Walter Kieran, Giraud-Héraud, Y., Goldie, D. J., Grainge, K. J.B., Isaak, K. G., Johnson, B., Jones, M. E., Lasenby, A. N., Maffei, B., Mauskopf, Philip Daniel, Melhuish, S. J., Orlando, A., Piccirillo, L., Taylor, A. C., Withington, S. and Yassin, G. 2005. CLOVER experiment: the receiver block. EAS Publications Series 14 , pp. 245-250. 10.1051/eas:2005038

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Abstract

The ClOVER instrument is being built to measure the B-mode polarisation of the Cosmic Microwave Background. Each of the 256 pixels is made up a pseudo-correlation receiver that can be realised using either waveguide or microstrip technology. In this work we present a design study for a possible waveguide-based solution. Each of the individual components has been optimised using electromagnetic finite-element modelling software (HFSS).

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Additional Information: Dome C Astronomy & Astrophysics Meeting, Toulouse, France, January 2005. Pdf uploaded in accordance with publisher's policy at http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/1633-4760/ (accessed 17/04/2014)
Publisher: EDP Sciences
ISSN: 1633-4760
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:18
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/36483

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