Joint analysis of BICEP2/keck array and Planck Data.

  title={Joint analysis of BICEP2/keck array and Planck Data.},
  author={P. A. R. Ade and Nabila Aghanim and Zeeshan Ahmed and Randol W. Aikin and Kate D. Alexander and Monique D. Arnaud and J. Aumont and Carlo Baccigalupi and Anthony J. Banday and D. Barkats and Rita Bel{\'e}n Barreiro and James G. Bartlett and Nicola Bartolo and Eduardo Battaner and Karim Benabed and Aur{\'e}lien Benoit and Aur{\'e}lien Benoit-L{\'e}vy and Steven J Benton and J-Ph. Bernard and M. Bersanelli and Pawel Bielewicz and C. A. Bischoff and James J. Bock and Anna Bonaldi and Laura Bonavera and J. Richard Bond and Julian Borrill and F. R. Bouchet and Francois Boulanger and Justus A. Brevik and Manfred Bucher and Immanuel Buder and E. W. Bullock and C. Burigana and R. C. Butler and Victor Buza and Erminia Calabrese and J.-F. Cardoso and Andrea Catalano and Anthony Challinor and Ranga-ram Chary and H. C. Chiang and Philip R. Christensen and Loris P. L. Colombo and C{\'e}line Combet and Jake Connors and François Couchot and A. Coulais and Brendan P. Crill and A. Fernandez Curto and F. Cuttaia and Luigi Danese and Rodney D. Davies and R. J. Davis and Paolo de Bernardis and Adriano De Rosa and Gianfranco De Zotti and Jacques Delabrouille and J. M. Delouis and F.-X. D{\'e}sert and Clive Dickinson and Jose M. Diego and Herve A. Dole and Simona Donzelli and Olivier Dor{\'e} and Marian Douspis and Charles Darren Dowell and Lionel Duband and Anne Ducout and Jo Dunkley and Xavier Dupac and Cora Dvorkin and George P. Efstathiou and Franz Elsner and Torsten A. Ensslin and Hans Kristian Eriksen and E. Falgarone and J. P. Filippini and Fabio Finelli and Stefan Fliescher and Olivier Forni and Marco Frailis and Aur'elien A. Fraisse and Enrico Franceschi and Anne Mette Frejsel and S. Galeotta and Silvia Galli and Kenneth Matthew Ganga and Tuhin Ghosh and Martin Giard and Eirik Gjerl{\o}w and Sunil R. Golwala and Joaqu{\'i}n Gonz{\'a}lez-Nuevo and Krzysztof M. Gorski and Steven Gratton and Anna Gregorio and Alessandro Gruppuso and Jon E. Gudmundsson and Mark Halpern and Frode K. Hansen and Duncan Hanson and D. L. Harrison and Matthew Hasselfield and George Helou and S. Henrot-Versill{\'e} and Diego Herranz and Sergi R. Hildebrandt and G. C. Hilton and E. Hivon and Michael P. Hobson and Warren Albert Holmes and W. Hovest and Viktor V. Hristov and Kevin M. Huffenberger and Howard Hui and Guillaume Hurier and Kent D. Irwin and Andrew H. Jaffe and Tess R. Jaffe and Jeffrey B. Jewell and William C Jones and Mika Juvela and Ata Karakci and K. S. Karkare and J. P. Kaufman and Brian G. Keating and S. Kefeli and Elina Keih{\"a}nen and S. A. Kernasovskiy and Reijo Keskitalo and Theodore Kisner and R{\"u}diger Kneissl and J{\"o}rg Knoche and Lloyd Knox and John M. Kovac and Nicoletta Krachmalnicoff and Martin Kunz and Chao-lin Kuo and Hannu Kurki-Suonio and Guilaine Lagache and A. L{\"a}hteenm{\"a}ki and J-M. Lamarre and Anthony N. Lasenby and Massimiliano Lattanzi and Charles R. Lawrence and Erik M. Leitch and Rodrigo Leonardi and François L{\'e}vrier and A. M. Lewis and Michele Liguori and Per B. Lilje and M. J. D. Linden-V{\o}rnle and Marcos L{\'o}pez-Caniego and Philip Lubin and M. Lueker and J. F. Mac{\'i}as-P{\'e}rez and Bruno Maffei and Davide Maino and Nazzareno Mandolesi and Anna Mangilli and M. Maris and P. G. Martin and Enrique Martinez-Gonzalez and Silvia Masi and Peter V. Mason and Sabino Matarrese and Krikor G. Megerian and P. Meinhold and Alessandro Melchiorri and Luis Mendes and A. Mennella and Marina Migliaccio and Supriyo Mitra and Marc-Antoine Miville-Desch{\^e}nes and Andrea Moneti and Laurent Montier and Gianluca Morgante and Daniel J. Mortlock and Adam Moss and Dipak Munshi and J. A. Murphy and Pavel D. Naselsky and Federico Nati and Paolo Natoli and Calvin Barth Netterfield and H. T. Nguyen and Hans Ulrik N{\o}rgaard-Nielsen and Fabio Noviello and Dmitri D Novikov and I. Novikov and Roger O’Brient and R. W. IV Ogburn and Angiola Orlando and Luca Pagano and François Pajot and R. Paladini and Daniela Paoletti and Bruce Partridge and Fabio Pasian and Guillaume Patanchon and Timothy J. Pearson and Olivier Perdereau and L. Perotto and Valeria Pettorino and Francesco Piacentini and Michel Piat and Davide Pietrobon and St{\'e}phane Plaszczynski and Etienne Pointecouteau and Gianluca Polenta and N. Ponthieu and Gabriel W. Pratt and Simon Prunet and Clement L Pryke and J-L. Puget and Jorg P. Rachen and William T. Reach and Rafael Rebolo and Martin Reinecke and Mathieu Remazeilles and C'ecile Renault and Alessandro Renzi and Steffen Richter and Isabelle Ristorcelli and Graca M. Rocha and Mariachiara Rossetti and Gael M. Roudier and Michael Rowan-Robinson and Jos{\'e} Alberto Rubi{\~n}o-Mart{\'i}n and Ben Rusholme and M. Sandri and D. Santos and Matti Savelainen and Giorgio Savini and Robert Schwarz and Douglas Scott and Michael Dean Seiffert and Christopher D. Sheehy and Locke D Spencer and Zachary Staniszewski and Vasily Stolyarov and R. Sudiwala and Rashid Alievich Sunyaev and David O. Sutton and A.-S. Suur-Uski and J. -F. Sygnet and Jan Tauber and Grant P. Teply and Luca Terenzi and Keith L. Thompson and Luigi Toffolatti and J. E. Tolan and Maurizio Tomasi and M. Tristram and Marco Tucci and Anthony D. Turner and Luca Valenziano and Jussi Valiviita and B. Van Tent and L. Vibert and Patricio Vielva and Abigail G. Vieregg and Fabrizio Villa and Lawrence A. Wade and Benjamin D. Wandelt and R. Watson and Alexis Christian Weber and Ingunn Kathrine Wehus and Martin White and Simon D. M. White and J. Willmert and C. L. Wong and Ki Won Yoon and D. Yvon and Andrea Zacchei and Andrea Zonca},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={114 10},
We report the results of a joint analysis of data from BICEP2/Keck Array and Planck. BICEP2 and Keck Array have observed the same approximately 400  deg^{2} patch of sky centered on RA 0 h, Dec. -57.5°. The combined maps reach a depth of 57 nK deg in Stokes Q and U in a band centered at 150 GHz. Planck has observed the full sky in polarization at seven frequencies from 30 to 353 GHz, but much less deeply in any given region (1.2  μK deg in Q and U at 143 GHz). We detect 150×353 cross… Expand
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