8 October 2004 Antenna-coupled bolometer arrays using transition-edge sensors
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We describe the development of an antenna-coupled bolometer array for use in a Cosmic Microwave Background polarization experiment. Prototype single pixels using double-slot dipole antennas and integrated microstrip band defining filters have been built and tested. Preliminary results of optical testing and simulations are presented. A bolometer array design based on this pixel will also be shown and future plans for application of the technology will be discussed.
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Michael Myers, Michael Myers, Peter A. R. Ade, Peter A. R. Ade, Gregory A. Engargiola, Gregory A. Engargiola, William L. Holzapfel, William L. Holzapfel, Adrian Lee, Adrian Lee, Roger O'Brient, Roger O'Brient, Paul Richards, Paul Richards, Andy Smith, Andy Smith, Helmuth Spieler, Helmuth Spieler, Huan Tran, Huan Tran, } "Antenna-coupled bolometer arrays using transition-edge sensors", Proc. SPIE 5498, Millimeter and Submillimeter Detectors for Astronomy II, (8 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.553870; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.553870
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