Arcminute Cosmology Bolometer Array Receiver

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Arcminute Cosmology Bolometer Array Receiver
Location(s)Antarctic Treaty area, Antarctica Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates90°00′S 139°16′W / 90°S 139.27°W / -90; -139.27Coordinates: 90°00′S 139°16′W / 90°S 139.27°W / -90; -139.27 Edit this at Wikidata
Wavelength145 GHz (2.07 mm)
Telescope styleCosmic microwave background experiment
Radio telescope Edit this on Wikidata
Websitecosmology.berkeley.edu/group/swlh/acbar/ Edit this at Wikidata
Arcminute Cosmology Bolometer Array Receiver is located in Antarctica
Arcminute Cosmology Bolometer Array Receiver
Location of Arcminute Cosmology Bolometer Array Receiver

ACBAR was an experiment to measure the anisotropy of the Cosmic microwave background. The ACBAR 145 GHz measurements were the most precise high multipole measurements of the CMB at the time.

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  • Reichardt, C. L.; et al. (2009). "High resolution CMB power spectrum from the complete ACBAR data set". The Astrophysical Journal. 694 (2): 1200–1219. arXiv:0801.1491. Bibcode:2009ApJ...694.1200R. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/694/2/1200.

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